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What Does The Law Say About Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In School?

In the newest amendment to IDEA, passed in 1997, AD/HD is specifically mentioned under the category of "Other Health Impairment" (OHI). Check out the IDEA's definition of OHI in this short article.

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Playing Choo Choo with Double Decker Dominoes!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




If your child with special needs is between the cognitive ages of 18 months and four years, try making "Choo-Choo trains" with the Double Decker Dominoes. Place all dominoes face up near to the child. Start the train with one block, call it the "engine." Match another block to the back pattern of the engine block. Together, you can take turns matching the correct shape to the back of the train. When the train is long enough, let the child push the train off of the table into a basket. A great way to develop sensory processing skills!
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Spinning Ball Top - Accessible To Almost All Kinds Of Special Needs

Cause and effect is an important concept. It let's kids understand that they have the power to affect their world. This is an ideal toy with which to learn cause and effect. Accessible even to a baby or to a child with very solid fine motor delay. The strong sight and sound effect means a blind OR deaf child can also enjoy this toy. Encourage children to try pushing with both hands and any other parts of the body that they are developing control over. The top can be glued to a board if necessary to keep it on a tray. (then the board can be strapped on)

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