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 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:10:54 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Creating an After-School Routine http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181637.asp After-school routines can help students with disabilities make an easier transition from school - or transportation - to home; reduce tension between children and parents; and give kids a head start in the morning. Planning, and visual schedules, can be as helpful at home as they are at school. Thu, 3 Oct 2013 08:30:08 EST Negotiating an Inclusive Kindergarten Placement http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173401.asp A quarter century after children with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities demonstrated the benefits of mainstream kindergarten for themselves and their classmates, parents are still finding obstacles to enrolling their 5 year olds in neighborhood schools with their mainstream peers. Sun, 29 Apr 2012 16:49:26 EST Advocating for Inclusion - Unexpected Benefits http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art172131.asp While many parents advocate for inclusive classrooms and community programs in hopes of giving their children the opportunity to make friends and grow up with opportunities to participate in social activities throughout their lives, the unexpected benefits of inclusion are just as valuable. Sun, 28 Aug 2011 16:24:06 EST