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This blog by an Occupational Therapist (OT), titled MamaOT , covers topics related to Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), particularly for young children. Informtion and ideas for playtime and learning for these children are shared, suitable for parents, educators, and service providers. This page in particular includes information about SPD as...

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The Colorado Department of Education has put together this manual, in collaboration with medical and educational professionals, to inform and advise educators in terms of teaching students with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Many people do not realize how common it is for children to suffer a brain injury. TBI...

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Think Inclusive is a site that gives news and other information on creating inclusive environments for all people, including people with disabilities. Articles, videos, and podcasts focus on advocacy for inclusion in communities and educational settings. This article focuses specifically on AAC communication, and how sequential message devices can be...

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The Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE) is a parent organization for those with children with disabilities. It is a hub for parents and family members to find support and learn from various resources on how to navigate home and school life for their child with a disability. Resources...

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Do 2 Learn is a website for parents and teachers, with hundreds of resources, guides, printables, and other products to help in the education and transition of children and young adults with Autism. Some topics that the website covers and provides interventions for are behavior management, job tips and social...

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Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Each child is different, and each delay or disability will require different modifications. Child care providers should gather as much information as you can about the child and the disability, and learn about typical modifications that can...

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Living with a learning disability can be a source of great frustration if it’s not fully understood – especially during a child’s school-age years. These disabilities have very little to do with a child’s behavior or level of intelligence. Rather, it comes down to understanding that people who live with...

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These Special Needs Factsheets from KidsHealth, part of the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom, and offer quick tips on teaching strategies to help students succeed in school. There are also pages that explain IEP and...

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New developments in augmented reality can seem extraordinary to anyone new to the field. Craig Smith, an autism educator and advocate based in Australia, writes about new possibilities for educators working with people with autism to provide new assistive technology opportunities to them. Some of his listed possibilities include providing...

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This video features Jody Duff (Zinn), who was awarded Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2018 by the State of Maryland. This inspirational video shows some of the reasons why she won the award. Watch the video to see her challenges, innovative approaches and mindset in tackling the...

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