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Children with Special Needs

January 30 2011 Children with Special Needs Newsletter

Here's the latest article from the Special Needs Children site at BellaOnline.com.

Building a Down Syndrome Library for Parents
Parents and extended family of babies and children who have Down syndrome will benefit from reading informative and encouraging books designed to help us understand and provide the best possible opportunities for their development, education and social connections.

Every advocacy and support group for parents has a similar focus in providing articles and books about a child's specific diagnosis, resources found to be reliable and effective, and stories of how other families have met the challenges and shared the joys of raising their children.

Please visit specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com for even more great content about childhood disabilities, education, health, and family issues.

Follow Pamela Wilson on Twitter at
for links and information about childhood disabilities and issues:

Please vote daily for Audrey who has Down syndrome
to be included in the next Fancy Nancy story
Fancy Nancy books

Diagnosis & Treatment of Feeding Disorders
Picky Eating, Food Aversion Infants, Toddlers, Young Children

Improving Speech & Eating Skills for Children w/ Autism
or ASD - Oral Motor for Home & School

Heroic Imagination Project
Potential for compassion
Phillip Zimbardo on Oprah - his book:
The Lucifer Effect: How Good People Turn Evil
#bullying #HeroicImaginationProject

I Can't Do This But I CAN Do That
HBO Film for Families About Learning Differences

Creativity Crisis in the USA
http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html# -
Creative support for classmates is a benefit of inclusion

.mamatude: Behavior Analysis on an App

.3estevie: Attention Teachers and Parents!
Our Valentine Goodie Bags make an affordable gift for kids

.Apraxia_KIDS: Parents - RTI cannot be used to delay or deny
your request for evaluation for special ed (memo from feds)http://tinyurl.com/46wvuav

.jmedlen RT @CeliacFacts: 100 Delectable Recipes for Your GF Kid
Finding recipes picky eaters will eat is hard enough, but ...

Beneficial evidence-based best practices & real-life experience http://www.facebook.com/HealthyLifestlyes.and.DownSyndrome

Practical tools to improve the quality of life
for people w/ disabilities

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Special Needs Children located here -


I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Pamela Wilson, Special Needs Children Editor

Reponse to Intervention: RTI and IDEA http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art65515.asp

Bathroom Skills & Childhood Disability http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art67777.asp

Explaining Disabilities to Classmates

Inclusion in Brownies and Girl Scouts

Establishing Advocacy Priorities

Teaching Students in Inclusive Classrooms

Peer Mentoring Programs and Childhood Disability

Inclusive P.E. for Children with Special Needs

Acknowledging Traumatized Children

Expressing Friendship with Valentines

Art and Self Expression for Children

Friendship, Inclusion and Childhood Disability

Teaching Handwriting to Children

Holiday Party Planning - Support Groups

Inclusion Benefits Classmates

More from http://www.Twitter.com/DownSynAdvocacy:

Self advocates w/ Down Syndrome can enter to win voyage
on board Buddy Cruise 2011! http://www.buddycruise.org
RT @BuddyCruise #DownSyndrome
.BuddyCruise: Do you know a Self advocate who
inspires others? Encourage them to enter to win a voyage
on board Buddy Cruise 2011! www.buddycruise.org

ACT Today for Military Families
Apply for grants by Jan 31 for this session:
therapy, safety, tech, quality of life supports

Cristina Nehring: Journey to the Edge of the Light http://tinyurl.com/JrnyEdgLtLLT
A Story of Love, Leukemia & Transformation #downsyndrome

RT @mamatude: Some Needs Are More Special Than Others http://bit.ly/g1BoZu SNC: How can we support one another better? So many ways...

Minerals, Vitamins and Down Syndrome by Len Leshin, MD, FAAP
http://www.ds-health.com/vitamin.htm #DownSyndrome #tni

Introduction to TNI in Down Syndrome
Supplements and other treatments for #downsyndrome #tni

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