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My Other Brother Daryl

An ironic look at special education from TASH Newsletter, December 1987. "A Case For Teaching Functional Skills". A well-written cautionary tale that teachers should read.

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Do You See What I'm Saying?
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Children with hearing loss and the play environment.


Preschool Art Activity Tips For Children With Visual Impairments
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

With small adaptations, children with visual impairments can participate fully in art activities.


Making Outdoor Play Fun And Safe For Children With Visual Impairments
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Helpful hints for families, caregivers, and teachers.


Independent Mealtime For Kids With Motor Impairments
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Using mealtimes to promote independence, self-care skills, and social interaction.


Tackling Transition Times
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Tips for inclusive transition strategies in preschool.


What Does The Law Say About Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In School?
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

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.


Developing a Career Makes Life Satisfying
By: Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Temple Grandin, on of the formost voices in the field of autism, shares her thoughts on developing a satisfying work life and making sense of the social world. From the inside. A must read.


The Ballad Of Special Eddie
By: Dick Sobsey, Writer

A classic of "Special" humour. Read it and weep... and laugh.


My Other Brother Daryl
By: Preston Lewis, Family Member

An ironic look at special education from TASH Newsletter, December 1987. "A Case For Teaching Functional Skills". A well-written cautionary tale that teachers should read.


My Child Has a Hearing Loss...What Next?
By: Paula Rosenthal, Parent, Founder of HearingExchange.com

Information and resources for parents of newly diagnosed deaf and hard of hearing children.


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Accessible Art Activities: Art In Living Color!

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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