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Free Computers for Disabled People

Free computers for disabled people are important parts of the effort to empower the disabled. By having a computer, there’s a sense of independency that makes them feel positive towards themselves. To achieve this goal, there are various organi...
by Start Grants on Feb 13, 2015

Five Incredible Performances by Actors with Disabilities

    There are a number of unsung heroes and heroines in the acting world that really don’t get the credit they deserve, in particular some actors with disabilities. This is why we’ve put together a list of five of the most incredible ac...
by Larger Family Life on Jan 27, 2015

How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Your Child’s Special Education Teacher

For many kids, the start of a new school year can feel daunting. They enter a new classroom filled with unfamiliar faces and have to adjust to different teaching styles and expectations. For students with special needs, overcoming these unnerving fee...
by Empowering Parents on Jan 9, 2015

Free Government Grants for Individuals Application

It seems that there’s a misconception among many American, thinking that there are government grants for individuals given for almost any kind of reasons. This is a misleading rumor coming from irresponsible people, because there’s no way...
by Start Grants on Dec 21, 2014

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of not being able to do […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.
by The Mindful Word on Dec 11, 2014

Long December…

In case you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, I occasionally get songs stuck in my head. While thinking about the fact that today is December 1 and the month ahead promises to be busy with writing, holiday … Continue reading U...
by The West Corner on Dec 1, 2014

Long December…

In case you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, I occasionally get songs stuck in my head. While thinking about the fact that today is December 1 and the month ahead promises to be busy with writing, holiday … Continue reading U...
by The West Corner on Dec 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Activities For Adults With Disabilities, Seniors

Thanksgiving Activities For Adults With Disabilities, Seniors: Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States of America and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding ye...
by happyfathersdays on Nov 19, 2014

Children Quotes in English – Kids Inspirational Thoughts, Teachings

Children Quotes in English Quote 1: While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. Quote 2: Before i got married i had six theories about bringing up children; now i have six children and no theories.
by Life Motivational Thoughts on Nov 12, 2014

Happy Children’s Day Inspirational Quotes, SMS, Wishes, Status, Thoughts

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ~ James A. Baldwin Happy Children’s Day! The greatest gifts you can give your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
by SMS, Quotes, Wishes, Messages on Nov 10, 2014

Stonebridge Adventure Playground is NOT SAVED yet - fight goes on

Rumours are apparently going around Stonebridge Estate saying that the Adventure Playground has been saved. This is not true. The Council's granting of Asset of Community Value status helps but on its own will not stop the redevelopment.What will sto...
by wembleymatters on Nov 6, 2014

Federal Grants for College

Federal Grants for College – College education was never cheap to begin with. This fact has caused most of the college students these days are paying for their education trough some sort of financial assistance, whether it’s from a studen...
by Start Grants on Nov 6, 2014

Schools are Obligated Under Federal Law to Stop Bullying of Disabled Students

Schools are obligated under federal law to stop bullying of disabled students, and the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights is taking an active role […]...
by How To Learn on Oct 29, 2014

Bitebo Gogo and the Keeping it Real Foundation

Pain can be a precursor of greatness, though we most often wish that was not the case. An epiphany can be birthed at a time of great anguish; and that is the story of Bitebo Gogo. In her words, ‘I didn’t choose my path, my path chose me;’ and w...
by Konnect Africa on Oct 15, 2014

Does My Child Need To See A Therapist?

Your seven-year-old son, Justin, is so embarrassing.  He approaches adults and asks personal questions that seem inappropriate.  He seems to have no sense of shame, and little interest in conforming to social norms.  You cringe at the thought of t...
by Empowering Parents on Oct 1, 2014

Teamwork Means Quality in Special Education

Committed professionals working together have discovered that teamwork means quality in special education.  This means that special education students receive a quality education because their […]...
by How To Learn on Sep 25, 2014

How to Pull Back and Let Your Kids Struggle

“I can do it Mom!!!” she says confidently as she takes the knife and starts digging into the peanut butter jar.  Trying to pull it out, the knife flicks up, and I duck as a chunk of peanut butter flies past me.  “Oops!  Sorry, Mom.” “Tha...
by Empowering Parents on Sep 24, 2014

Helping Disabled Students Recognize Their Strengths

How is an exercise on building towers with their feet helping disabled students recognize their strengths?  This was just one of the activities that brought students with intellectual, cognitive […]...
by How To Learn on Sep 19, 2014

Brent 'Local offer' service for parents of children with special needs and disabilities goes live

From Brent Council  Information and advice for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is now easier to access thanks to the launch of Brent's Local...
by wembleymatters on Sep 14, 2014

After Caregiving: A Tribute to A Dear Friend

Today I hugged one of my oldest and dearest friends.  I hugged her for a long time, because this was the day of her husband's funeral.  Kathleen Campbell Jordan married Bill Jordan 47 years ago, ten years before Jim and I tied the knot. &nb...


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