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Special swimming concerns for the child with spina bifida!

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A Real Family Village
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

TRACE center has created a wonderful site for parents and caregivers of children with special play needs.


National Information Center For Children And Youth With Disabilities Clearinghouse
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Almost all major resources and organizations for children with disabilites can be located here. Although specific to the US, it's information is helpful anywhere in North America.


The Dana Mitchell Resource Page For Parents With Disabilities
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Did you know that in the US alone, more then 8 million families have a parent with a disability? Find resources here!


Bandaides And Blackboards
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

This is a site about growing up with medical problems of all types. Has sections for kids, teens and adults.


Using The Internet - A Guide For Parents Of Children With Disabilities Or Chronic Health Conditions
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Family Village Guide to the Internet offers several articles that help parents begin the process of locating information and resources online.


Parent's Guide To Accessing Programs For Infants, Toddlers, And Preschoolers With Disabilities
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who have disabilities are entitled to early intervention and special education. Find out how to access your local resources!


A Parents Guide To Doctors, Disabilities, And The Family
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Finding a skilled and sympathetic doctor for a child who has a disability is both important and challenging. This guide from NICHCY helps parents learn all of the basics. Recommended for medical professionals as well.


Go Ask ERIC.
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

ERIC gathers and disseminates the professional literature, information, and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are gifted.


Healthfinder
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Healthfinder is a gateway health information website provided by the United States Government and its many partners.


The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

A treasure trove of training materials for Rehabilitation Practioners!


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When is it good to be a creepy crawly?

To help children with low muscle tone or strength learn to creep, try putting them at the top of a gently slanting smooth board. Put an interesting toy like a Skwish, at the bottom and watch them go! A couple of hints for kids who are slow to get it: Bare feet help. You can place your palms at the soles of their feet to give them something to push off against. If needed, flex their legs reciprically to help them learn the movement pattern.

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