Here's the latest article from the Special Needs Children site at BellaOnline.com.
The Disability Hierarchy, Equity and Advocacy
What has been described as the "Disability Hierarchy" can also be seen as the multiculturalism of our advocacy community. As diverse as individuals are within disability labels throughout cultures and ethnicities, we are also within coalitions. Equity is critical for advocacy groups and individuals.
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Inclusive P.E. and Childhood Disability
Transition Planning for Teens with Disabilities
Anxiety and Childhood Disability
Literacy Skill Development - Reading Instruction
for Children with Autism, Down Syndrome
and Learning Disabilities
Diabetes Information for Classmates
Symptoms of Childhood Onset Diabetes
Down Syndrome and Diabetes Dual Diagnosis
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