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Halloween Costumes and Childhood Disability
Halloween can be a favorite holiday for children and teens with developmental disabilities, physical challenges, chronic health conditions or other special needs. Finding costume options and making plans weeks before the end of October can help our children enjoy the fun and fright of the night.
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Costumes for Children with Special Needs
Halloween Safety Tips - Childhood Disability
Autumn and Winter Challenges for Children with Special Needs
Holiday Party Planning - Support Groups
Holiday Parties with Children with Disabilities
Soothing Children's Fears
IEP Goals - Childhood Disability
IEP Preparations - Teacher Support
Gifts: How People with Down Syndrome Enrich the World
Reading Strategies - Childhood Disability
Preparing for an IEP Meeting
Teaching Math Skills - Childhood Disability
Teaching Handwriting - Childhood Disability
Teaching Printing and Cursive Handwriting - Childhood Disability
Sign Language and Childhood Disability
Seeing Children with Disabilities in Media
Down Syndrome and the Acting Gene
Friendship and Inclusion for Children with Special Needs
Universal Design for Learning - What Makes General
Education Curriculum Accessible?
High School Transition and Graduation Options
for Students with Developmental Disabilities
Teaching Students in Inclusive Classrooms
Inclusive P.E. and Childhood Disability
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Inclusive Education and the Culture of Special Education
iPhone and iPod Touch Apps - Childhood Disability
Disability and Future Planning for Parents
Anxiety and Childhood Disability
Sensory Integration and Children
Sensory Processing Disorder in Children
Pain Management for Children at Clinics and Hospitals
Interviewing Caregivers for Your Child
Teaching Relatives to Care for a Disabled Child
Child Safety - Pills, Purses, and Suitcases
Advocating in Multicultural Communities
Teaching Children about Money at Home
Disability Parking Placards - Childhood Disability
Down Syndrome Buddy Walks
Transition to Preschool from Early Intervention
Inclusion Benefits Classmates
IEP Preparation and Teacher Support
Elementary School Transition
Encouraging Late Talking Children
Back to School with Down Syndrome
Back to School with Diabetes
Back to School with Celiac Disease
Encouraging Fussy Babies and Sensitive Toddlers
Dentists, Oral Health, and Childhood Disability
Amazon Kindle and Childhood Disability