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September 20 2013 Children with Special Needs Newsletter

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Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors - Skin-Picking and Cheek-Biting
Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors like skin-picking and cheek-biting are more common among children and teens with developmental disabilities or sensory processing disorder than in the general population, but serve similar functions, including sensory stimulation and relieving anxiety or boredom.

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Raising Awareness About Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is October

Communicating with Babies

Children & Sign Language
Babies, toddlers = less frustration

Speech, Feeding Therapy, and Early Intervention

Golf for Children with Special Needs

Down Syndrome and the Task of Learning

Talking to Your Daughter About Her Period

Encouraging Friendship - Childhood Disabilities

Vacation Travel, Weekend Getaways and Childhood Disabilities

Bilingual Children with Down Syndrome

Welcome to Holland - Today and Yesterday

A New Diagnosis of Type One Diabetes

Establishing Advocacy Priorities

Patient Advocacy for Children in Hospitals

Encouraging Children Who Have Cancer

Vision and Eye Related Problems

Cataracts and Down Syndrome

Wearing Glasses in Early Childhood

Letter to Myself on Diagnosis Day

Accessible Playgrounds & Inclusive Play Areas

Service Animals and Childhood Disability

Service Dog Etiquette

Gardening with Children

Grandparents and Childhood Disability

Grandparents of Children with Special Needs

Equine Therapy for Communication Delays
Kids & horses - hippotherapy

Printing, Cursive Handwriting & Childhood Disabilities

Reading & Literacy Skill Development

Teaching Students in Inclusive Classrooms

Accessible Designs in Playgrounds & Play Areas

Home Accessibility & Visitability for Children w/ Disabilities

Universal Design and General Education Curriculum
Great philosophy, strategies & techniques

Elementary School Transition

Transition to Preschool from Early Intervention

Kindergarten Transition

Adult Siblings - Childhood Disabilities

High School Homeschooling & Transition

Transition Planning for Teens w/ Disabilities
Middle school to graduation or age 21

Mosaic and Translocation Down Syndrome

Carry On Luggage Rules for Flights Today

Airline Travel for Children with Special Needs

TSA Card Available for Travelers with Disability


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