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June 1 2010 Children with Special Needs Newsletter


Here's the latest article from the Special Needs Children site at BellaOnline.com.

Epilepsy, Seizures and Vagus Nerve Stimulation
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art66954.asp
VNS (Vagal Nerve Stimulation) therapy to reduce the frequency and intensity of seizures for children and adults was developed in the mid-1990s. Today it is used when children who lose consciousness during complex partial seizures or generalized seizures not being controlled by medication or surgery.
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art66954.asp

Have you put together an emergency kit for summer sports and parent group picnics, camping or other activities? Prevention is the best option but summer emergencies including severe weather can be unexpected and unpredictable.

Get ideas for what your first aid kit should contain:
http://tinyurl.com/FrstAidKits
Sometimes the kits are less expensive at stores, so
please compare prices and quality with local retailers
for any items you consider:
Heat Stress Kit (seems expensive!)
http://tinyurl.com/HtStrsKt
Cold Packs for the team:
http://tinyurl.com/TmCldPcks
Or Cold Packs for the league:
http://tinyurl.com/48CldPcks
Electrolyte Replacement Tablets
http://tinyurl.com/ElctrltTbs
Mylar emergency blankets with dozens of uses
http://tinyurl.com/12MylrBlnkts
12 Hour Light Sticks
http://tinyurl.com/12HrLtStcks

A clean cooler full of bags of ice can provide a source of cold water when temperatures rise; baggies full of ice can treat bumps and bruises, cool overheated athletes and playground adventurers, and the melted ice is good for hydration and wetting bandanas for heads or necks.

Avoiding Heat Illnesses and Other Hazards
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art32522.asp

If you are considering a new cell phone or new provider, browse online to compare phones and plans with those available in your community:
Amazon cellular
http://tinyurl.com/AmzClPhnSNC

Helpful and interesting cell phone apps are available for all the cell phones I asked about at our local retailer, including family locator, gps, games, entertainment, news and weather.

iPhone and iPod Touch Apps
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art62136.asp

DiabetesHealth:
The Top FREE iPhone Diabetes Applications
http://bit.ly/bgiVot

Doorstops for Children and Teens in Wheelchairs
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art66763.asp

Child Safety - Pills, Purses and Suitcases
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art62309.asp

Preparing for Emergencies with Children who have Special Needs
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art50320.asp

Little League Challenger Division
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art65635.asp

Please visit specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Special Needs Children.

ID Bracelets for Children and Teens
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art66973.asp

Teaching Home Addresses to Children
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60816.asp

State and National Park Disability Passes
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art56377.asp

I appreciate you sharing SNC articles and links - Thank you!

These shorter URLs are great for posting via Twitter,
parent group email lists, or advocacy eNewsletters:

Patient Advocacy for Children in Hospitals
http://tinyurl.com/PtAdvCwD

Boardmaker and PECs Communication Alternatives
http://tinyurl.com/BrdMkrPECs

Homeschooling Children with Special Needs
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art45894.asp

Airline Travel
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art45142.asp

Luggage Rules for Flights Today
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art45183.asp

Finding Strollers, Walkers and Wheelchairs for Children
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art9507.asp

Extended School Year - Special Education Summer Classes
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art62001.asp

Car Safety Issues
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art34902.as

Outdoor Games for Children
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art57092.asp

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Special Needs Children located here -

http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=57

Find interesting articles and events on Twitter:
http://tinyurl.com/SNCtweets
or
http://www.twitter.com/downsynadvocacy

Dr Phil's Show Update on Triplets who are Deaf-Blind
http://www.drphil.com/shows/show/853/
Book: Teaching Children who are DeafBlind
Magazine: Intervention Canada
http://tinyurl.com/TchgChldrnDfBlnd

More about Billy Adams, deaf bodybuilder
with Down syndrome, age 9, who steals the show
at the Florida Gulfcoast Championships
http://bit.ly/9o3sfm

Terri Mauro's Special Needs Blog:
Crystal Bowersox Says She'll Make
Diabetes Advocacy "the Main Focus
of My Career"
http://bit.ly/aBs7EB

Down Syndrome, Book Clubs, and the
Special Hope Network:
http://bit.ly/9cxe6Y
SNC: Teaching Reading:
http://tinyurl.com/RdgDnSyn

Terri Mauro Special Needs Blog:
Happy Memorial Day (Good Luck With That)
http://bit.ly/9uxSO9

Making a Case for Life
A New Definition of Perfection
http://tinyurl.com/DwnSynLfPrfctn

Dr. Len Leshin:
A new company in Ohio is making jeans
for children and adults with Down syndrome.
http://www.downsdesigns.com

Taking Down Syndrome to School
http://tinyurl.com/TkgDS2Schl
SNC: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art63002.asp

Graham Rahal places Down Syndrome
Indiana logo on car for Indy 500
http://goo.gl/fcfA
http://tinyurl.com/Indy500RahalDS

Life Goes On: The Book
Interviews and stories about the
groundbreaking TV show featuring
a main character with Down syndrome
http://tinyurl.com/LfGsOnBk

Life Goes On - Season One DVD
http://tinyurl.com/LfGsOn1st-Ssn89
It has been twenty+ years since
Chris Burke played Corky Thatcher,
a main character with Down syndrome

Montana occupational therapist creates
toys with a mission:
http://bit.ly/aX1Nwo

Auburn WA: New barrier free playground,
sensory garden Les Gove Park
Celebrate June 25 Kids Day
http://tinyurl.com/AubWaBrFrPlgrnd

Easter_Seals: Evacuation plans don't meet
needs of people w disabilities
http://ow.ly/1QGkn
SNC: http://tinyurl.com/CERT4SNC

LD Online: Teacher reforms raise question:
How to measure special ed?
http://ow.ly/1QGIp

Terri Mauro Special Needs Blog:
Passing the Advocacy Baton (to our teens and young adults)
http://bit.ly/cpI4HP

Heart of Sailing: Nautical world for children
& adults with developmental disabilities
http://bit.ly/aSoSkd
http://tinyurl.com/HrtSlgGeoSaidah

Phonics They Use: Words for Reading & Writing 5th Ed
http://tinyurl.com/PhncsThUseRdgWrtng

Arnie & His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions
That Build Success
http://tinyurl.com/ArnSchlSnsrySol

Donna Martin: Judith Heumann joins State Dept.
Special Advisor for International Disability Right
Fulfills Obama-Clinton Pledge-TAKES OFFICE JUNE 7

DiabetesHealth: Brett Michaels Type 1 Diabetes
Patient and Celebrity Apprentice Winner
http://bit.ly/d2qXLT

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Pamela Wilson, Special Needs Children Editor
http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com

Photography and Childhood Disability
Using Snapshots for Children with Special Needs
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60026.asp

Explaining a Cancer Diagnosis to Children
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art56383.asp

Supporting Other Mothers - Childhood Disability
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art59660.asp

Asking More from Medical Professionals
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art39121.asp

Disability & Future Planning for Parents
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art59032.asp





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