April 26 2011 Children with Special Needs Newsletter
Twins and Childhood Disabilities
Twins bring many unique and wonderful experiences to their families as well as greater responsibilities for care as newborns and in early childhood. Some face greater challenges due to prematurity, traumatic birth, or other multiple births; and one or both twins may have Down syndrome or other developmental challenges.
I am wishing you the kind of Mothers Day that would bring you the greatest joy ~ and recognizing you for being a wonderful mom week by week.
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Gardening with Children
Mental Wellness in Pregnancy and Motherhood
Encouraging Friendship - Childhood Disabilities
Traumatic Birth and Motherhood
Explaining Disabilities to Classmates
Thoughts from the Middle of the Night
Symptoms of Childhood Onset Diabetes
Type One Diabetes Information for Classmates
Down Syndrome and Juvenile Diabetes Dual Diagnosis
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RT: Gaming into education:
Angry Birds game to promote learning
RT: Love You to Pieces
Raising a Child w/ Special Needs
#parenting #moms #downsyndrome #autism #babies
RT: Exploring Language through Song and Play
RT: Dyslexia, Reading challenges
English Code Language Training System
Reading and language remediation
books, CDs by Dr W.E. Dunson Jr
RT: For parents who are wondering about it,
What is Orton Gillingham reading approach? #apraxia
RT: We're excited two of our personal story videos made
it into the Sprout Film Festival! Jerry's Story and Josh...
RT: Woo hooo! The Sprout Film Festival is THIS weekend
in NYC!!!! It's here FINALLY!
RT: Faces of Hope - A Family Album
Photo book of children w Down syndrome and inspirational quotations
RT: Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world
Being a parent/grandparent/advocate of a child w/ autism
RT: The DSG of Greater Kansas City held their
annual prom for teens and adults with #downsyndrome.
View the photos here- http://bit.ly/gZCz9u
RT: Reading Articulation Apps for Speech Therapists by GeekSLP
Spanish/English bilingual app looks great!
RT: ...we can't "get children to eat"
Kids with #apraxia of speech & feeding/eating difficulties
RT: Autism: Anyone relate to ladybug song?
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Pamela Wilson, Special Needs Children Editor
Comparing Ourselves - Mothers and Advocates
Brothers and Sisters of Children w/ Disabilities
Inclusion in Brownies and Girl Scouts - Childhood Disabilities
Peer Mentoring Programs and Childhood Disability
Nick Jonas and Diabetes Awareness
School Nurses and Diabetes Care
Surgery and Children with Diabetes
Encouraging Late Talking Children
Bilingual Children with Down Syndrome
Anxiety & Childhood Disabilities
Selective Mutism and Shyness
Teaching Handwriting to Children
Art and Self-Expression for Children with Disabilities
Communication Alternatives - Childhood Disabilities
Elementary School Transition
Inclusion Benefits Classmates
Gifts 2 - How People with Down Syndrome Enrich the World - Review
New Parent Information on Down Syndrome
Welcoming Babies with Down Syndrome
Gifts 2: How People with Down Syndrome Enrich the World
A Brand New Baby w/ Down Syndrome
Thoughts from the Middle of the Night
Letter to Myself on Diagnosis Day
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