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Developing a Career Makes Life Satisfying

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.


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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!

National Organization On Disability - Religion And Disability Program
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

This interfaith program from the National Organization on Disability (NOD) urges local congregations, national denominational groups and seminaries to remove architectural, communication and attitudinal barriers.

Bobby Is On The Beat, Checking The Web For Accessible Design!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Bobby is a web-based tool that analyzes web pages for their accessibility to people with disabilities. Anyone who has a website can now check their sites to make sure that everyone has access.

By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

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

Inclusion - School As A Caring Community
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Children with special needs are now part of the regular classroom. Teachers seeking success with inclusion will find help and inspiration here.

Talking About Children with Special Needs - A Guide To Respectful Language
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Learn the correct and preferred terms to use when you are working with students and talking about students with special needs in this short guide to respectful language.

Communicating Effectivly With The Deaf-Blind
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Not all Deaf-Blind people are alike. Some have different needs and communication methods and styles. This article presents 11 useful guidelines for developing a good communication stratagy.

How To Take Action Against Structural Barriers
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff

Even with the law on your side, sometimes getting a foot in the door is only half the issue. Here are some time-tested ways to get your -- and the ADA's -- way. Every month, this site take on another structural barrier and shows how to take action against it.

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Sensory Stimulation For Children With Serious Fine Motor Delays

All children want to explore how the world works. For a child who is physically confined by a disability there are fewer opportunities to explore the properties of different objects. An accessible busy box is a wonderful chance to let children exercise their curiosity in a non-frustrating and available way.


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