Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/specialneedschildren The Special Needs Children site offers information, resources and support for families raising children with disabilities, chronic health conditions, developmental delays or other challenges, and can be found in the Family section of Bellaonline.com en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 21 May 2019 13:21:13 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Perils of Segregated Special Education Schools http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305946.asp Segregated special education school buildings are sometimes incorrectly described as safe or useful places for students with developmental disabilities that benefit families and communities, when in fact they were places of limited opportunity, prejudice, and danger. Wed, 30 Jan 2019 03:24:26 EST Loneliness and Friendship in High School http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173617.asp Students with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities may experience less loneliness and more friendships in high school than their mainstream peers, unless a club like Circle of Friends offers all students the support and encouragement found in inclusive extracurricular activities. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:13:40 EST Mainstream Classes and Loneliness http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173197.asp Advocates for inclusive education, mainstream academic opportunities and support in regular classrooms find that socialization and lifelong friendships are wonderful side benefits to inclusion for students with developmental disabilities. Special education classrooms are not the cure for loneliness. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:02:32 EST