Blog Posts - Disabilities



Disability Etiquette Quiz

I took a Disability Etiquette Quiz and got 100%. That, in itself, is not surprising. I suppose I would have been alarmed had I missed a few questions after being around Cody and other people with disabilities for over 32 years.I think it's a good ide...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Feb 25, 2014

State of Learning Disabilities Report 2014

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has released  its State of Learning Disabilities Report 2014. Updated and expanded, the report captures data about the 5% […]...
by How To Learn on Feb 23, 2014

Laws on People with Disabilities Need to be Assessed-Oulanyah

By Our Reporter There is need to assess laws and policies on Persons with Disabilities in Uganda, this call has been made by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. Mr Oulanyah was meeting a delegation from the Uganda Paralympic Committee th...
by Uganda Picks on Feb 20, 2014

Good News Fridays: Happy Birthday Colin / Gus Kenworthy Saving Puppies

On this Good News Fridays, I am talking about two things that are very special to me.  One story is about helping a boy who is lonely.  The other story is about saving stray dogs in Sochi! Happy Birthday Colin … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Feb 14, 2014

Minion Valentines

If you follow my blog, you have read all about Cody's passion for Twinkies. (If not, click here and here.) That's why I decided to make minion valentines for him to hand out to his friends at the day program.I found free printables at ...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Feb 11, 2014

Understanding Teenage Development and the Impact of Adoption

Thirteen- to nineteen-year-olds experience rapid physical and hormonal growth. In later grade school years, girls may develop breasts and get their periods; boys may grow facial hair and have their voices deepen. By the mid-teen years many adolescent...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Feb 1, 2014

Understanding Teenage Development and the Impact of Adoption

Thirteen- to nineteen-year-olds experience rapid physical and hormonal growth. In later grade school years, girls may develop breasts and get their periods; boys may grow facial hair and have their voices deepen. By the mid-teen years many adolescent...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Feb 1, 2014

5 Accessible and Exciting Trips for Families with Disabilities

      If a member of your family is disabled, there’s no reason why you all shouldn’t go out on fun family excursions.  A disability shouldn’t prevent you from exploring and adventuring as a whole group, so here are some of the...
by Larger Family Life on Jan 29, 2014

How Children With Special Needs Are Valued (or Not) in Our Communities - Guest Post

Special needs children and their parents often have a long road ahead of them, and in many areas, facilities and the overall understanding of special needs children is still lacking. While beneficial things like integrated classes are becoming more a...

Focus On Robert Louis Stevenson Math Program

Robert Louis Stevenson is a school for children ages 13 through 18 located in Manhattan. The thrust of the educational development at Robert Louis Stevenson is to approach students who are underachieving and help them unlock their full potential thro...
by NYC Private Schools Blog on Jan 28, 2014

Children’s Book Review: "A Day with Dutchess," by Mark Condon and Julie Phillips

About this book:Dutchess is a blind therapy dog with a gentle and joyful heart. In A Day with Dutchess, she shows her canine friend Droopy how small actions can make a world of difference. Join them as they work with children at the local autism cent...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Jan 21, 2014

7 Best Natural Ways To Help Learning Disabilities

What are the 7 best natural ways to help learning disabilities? That is the sixty four thousand dollar question as everyone learns in a different […]...
by How To Learn on Jan 16, 2014

Doom & Gloom by Monica Shaughnessy

Doom & Gloom by Monica Shaughnessy Genre: Children, Science Fiction, Action Dane Winters suffers from a rare disease that makes him “allergic” to sunlight. If UV rays or even strong lamps hit his skin, they cause lesions that could ki...
by Compulsively Writing Reviews on Dec 20, 2013

How a Government Grant can Help Fund a Home Lift

With home lifts becoming more popular for people with disabilities as an alternative to the stairlift, people that thought they would not be able to afford one may be able to get a grant from their local council to help fund it. It is called the Dis...

NIEPMD Chennai Recruitment 2013

NIEPMD Chennai Recruitment 2013 : NIEPMD (National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities), Chennai has issued Notification for Recruitment of 19 Various posts, eligible candidates can apply before 30days from date of Adverti...
by Government Jobs on Dec 10, 2013

Can Brent provide for vulnerable young people amidst the cuts?

Local councils, faced with savage Coalition cuts to their funding, have often promised to make sure that the most vulnerable residents are protected. This is becoming more and more difficult, whatever the political complexion of the council. Alongsid...
by wembleymatters on Dec 1, 2013

Assistive Technology Apps for Kids With Learning Disabilities

Source: BestEducationDegrees.com Be the first to comment... Related Posts:Bonnie Moore – 2013-11-05 04:00:36Kristen Wise – 2013-03-11 21:51:06Should You Unplug Your Kids?The Easter Seals Living With Disability StudyVideo Games are Good fo...
by Earnest Parenting on Nov 14, 2013

Improve Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Using Specific Learning Strategies

For over 35 years, I've been working with kids with learning challenges, learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism, etc.. My experience has demonstrated that everyone can learn [...]...
by How To Learn on Nov 10, 2013

Learning about Learning Disabilities

Hi Friends, We got this graphic sent to us, and it looked pretty helpful and informative, so wanted to share it with all of you.  Helps define some terms I hadnt been all that familiar with, and the Signs and Symptoms list is a great STARTING PO...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Nov 6, 2013

Happy Halloween!

Cody has entered the wonderful world of wizardry. "Expelliarmus!"...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Oct 31, 2013


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