January 11 2011 Children with Special Needs Newsletter
Explaining Disabilities to Classmates
Understanding and explaining to other children what a having a developmental disability will mean for our children is a complicated challenge that may lead to unintended consequences for them as well as their classmates, who may be sensitive about our acceptance of their abilities and struggles.
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Find resources, links and news stories about disability issues at:
Teaching Home Addresses to Children
Severe Weather Events and Children
Medical ID Bracelets for Children
Managing Emergency Events and Drills at School
Peer Mentoring Programs and Childhood Disabilities http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art61295.asp
Creative Playtime for Babies and Children
Dolls for Children with Special Needs
Boardmaker and PECS Communication Systems
Preparing for Emergencies with Children
Community Emergency Response Training - CERT
Music Education - Every Voice Heard
Music Education and Music Therapy
Photography Lessons for Children
Reading Readiness and Reading Strategies
Reading and Literacy Skill Development
Establishing Advocacy Priorities
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Pamela Wilson, Special Needs Children Editor
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