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Housing Discrimination and Childhood Disabilities
Landlords and neighbors sometimes discriminate against families who have children with developmental disabilities, chronic health conditions, physical disabilities or other special needs. Whether parents take a stand against prejudice or walk away from it, haters can be motivators for advocacy.
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Airline Travel - Childhood Disabilities
16-year-old Bede Vanderhorst, who has Down syndrome
barred from boarding American Airlines flight for first class
"American Airlines wrong to tolerate discriminatory
behavior" - Michael Rubio D-Bakersfield, dad of baby
daughter who has Down syndrome
United Airlines then isolated family at back of plane
Michael Rubio D-Bakersfield: Birth of daughter with Down
Syndrome truly a gift reminding him of priorities in life
The Cook, The Thieves, The Cake & The Mother
A "silent movie" starring young people with Down Syndrome at Shabang's Up Club.
Mother Stacey Lihn praises Obamacare for saving her daughter's life
Born with need for multiple heart surgeries, facing lifetime cap on insurance
Chronic Sorrow and Childhood Disabilities
Encouraging Friendship - Childhood Disabilities
Encouraging Fussy Babies and Sensitive Toddlers
Negotiating an Inclusive Kindergarten Placement
Yoga and Childhood Disabilities
Vestibular Disorders - Childhood Disabilities
Children of Divorce - Childhood Disabilities
Babies with Hydrocephalus
Peer Mentoring Programs and Childhood Disability
Recess Skills for Children with Special Needs
Music Education and Music Therapy
Literacy Skill Development - Teens with Autism or Down Syndrome
Teaching Handwriting to Children
School Bus Rides
Transition to Preschool from Early Intervention
Back to School with Down Syndrome
Elementary School Transition
Teaching math skills to children with special needs
Talking to Your Daughter About Her Period
Papoose Board Restraints - Dental or Medical Uses
Early Intervention for Developmental Delays
High School Transition and Graduation Options
Back to School with Celiac Disease
Private Schools and Children with Special Needs
Clothing Modifications and Childhood Disability
Advocating in Multicultural Communities
Sensory Processing Disorder in Children
Raising a Sensory Smart Child - Review
Assistive Listening Devices for the Classroom
Anxiety and Childhood Disability
Selective Mutism and Shyness
IEP Goals for Children with Special Needs
Person Centered Planning - Special Needs Children
Former president Bill Clinton brings down the house with Democratic National Convention speech
"... But it gets worse. They also want to block grant Medicaid and cut it by a third over the coming decade. Of course, that will hurt poor kids, but that's not all. Almost two-thirds of Medicaid is spent on nursing home care for seniors and on people with disabilities, including kids from middle class families, with special needs like, Down syndrome or Autism. I don't know how those families are going to deal with it. We can't let it happen ..."