July 23 2008 Children with Special Needs Newsletter
Boardmaker and PECS Communication Alternatives
Children who do not use speech to communicate may be highly motivated to make their needs, interests and preferences known through the use of picture communication cards or boards. Standardized graphics programs like Boardmaker, PECS and Makaton can be useful in education, socialization and easing scheduled transitions.
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Encouraging Late Talking Children
Finding ways to encourage late-talking children to communicate helps us to build better relationships within the family and community. When a child misses developmental milestones in speech, or does not speak at all, alternative forms of communication help them show us their full potential
Feeding Therapy for Children
Outdoor Games for Summer
Carry On Luggage Rules for Flights Today
State and National Park Disability Passes
Preparing for Emergencies - Children with Special Needs
Severe Weather Events and Children with Special Needs
IDEA - Education Law
Parenting Children With Health Issues: Essential
Tools, Tips, and Tactics
Universal Design for Learning - Access
to General Education Curriculum
Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues
Type One Diabetes - Childhood Onset, Insulin Dependent
Is Diversity Like A New Box of Crayons?
Reading Readiness and Reading Strategies
Making Self-Employment Work for People with Disabilities, by
Cary Griffin and David Hammis.
Transition Planning for Teens with Disabilities
Teens with Disabilities - Transition to Adulthood
IEP Preparation - Teacher Support
Early Intervention for Developmental Delays
IEP Goals for Children with Special Needs
How Uncomfortable is Your Child? Sensory Processing Disorder
Teaching the Power of Communication
Teaching Math Skills
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Thoughts From the Middle of the Night
New Mother Newly Diagnosed Child
Affirmations - Expressing Affection and Acceptance
Transition to Preschool from Early Intervention
Music Education - Every Voice Heard
Childhood Seizures and Epilepsy
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