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 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:12:41 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Down Syndrome Awareness Events http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181570.asp NDSS Buddy Walks, Step Up for Down Syndrome events, and TwentyWonder in LA, all raise awareness and fund opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome of all ages, throughout the USA. Families of babies and young children can meet one another, and amazing teens and adults breaking barriers. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 04:36:09 EST Mainstream Classes and Loneliness http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173197.asp Advocates for inclusive education, mainstream academic opportunities and support in regular classrooms find that socialization and lifelong friendships are wonderful side benefits to inclusion for students with developmental disabilities. Special education classrooms are not the cure for loneliness. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:02:32 EST Sensory Integration and Children http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48942.asp Sensory integration difficulties can cause children to avoid certain activities and respond inappropriately to everyday situations. Some children may be unusually uncomfortable or troubled by food textures, hairbrushing, visual stimulation, loud sounds, scratchy clothing, or other distractions. Mon, 5 Feb 2007 00:31:13 EST