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Understanding Sibling Issues

Raising a child with a disability or chronic illness poses many challenges. Some of these challenges focus on the relationship between the siblings in the family. These crucial relationships are examined in this article.

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Accessible Art Activities: Art In Living Color!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




Children with physical impairments like cerebral palsy can have a lot of trouble finding accessible art activities. Try playing with the switch adapted Gelly Paint'n'Swirl. Name each color as it is added to the picture. The child presses the switch to swirl the colors on the paper. Each colorful creation is unique!
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Bead Mazes perfect for children with Down Syndrome or Visual Impairments

Learning only happens when a child is interested enough to WANT to participate. Bead mazes teach a huge variety of skills. (cognitive, motor, perceptual, and language) but their true strength is the excellent play value kids find in these open-ended toys. This style is best for children with mild to moderate fine motor delays, and is especially suitable for low vision and blind children.

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