Extracurricular Activities for Kids with Special Needs

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It’s important for children with special needs to get involved in activities outside their school studies in order to grow, develop, and expand their worlds. In the past, extracurricular activities that are appropriate for children with special needs have been lacking in many school districts throughout the country. However, in recent years, children who have

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Special Education Students and Depression

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Children who have special needs tend to experience depression more often than others. But it’s important to remember that it isn’t just the child with special needs who can be experiencing the depression. The fact is that families of children who have special needs also tend to experience depression and depressed thoughts more often. Parents

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Discipline in Special Needs Education

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All children need discipline. They need a certain amount of order and structure, and they need to know that there are consequences for their actions. Disciplining children can be challenging for all parents and teachers, even under the easiest of circumstances. When disciplining children who have special needs, discipline can be even more challenging, as

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Is My Child Special Needs?

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Every child has special needs. Because every child is an individual, they all have special needs that make them all special unto themselves.  However, when it comes to determining whether your child may be considered a special-needs child, there are certain factors and criteria that are taken into consideration. A special education teacher can assess

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Common Physical Disabilities in Children

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When we talk about disabilities in children, a lot of people automatically assume you mean birth defects.  But, physical disabilities are more about what happens in the womb or after birth, sometimes it has to deal with childhood accidents, injuries or situations.  When it comes to disabilities though, either in the womb, out of the

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Common Learning Disabilities in Children

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Children that have learning disabilities tend to have quite a few that are considered common.  This doesn’t mean that your child is doomed for life or that they can’t lead a normal life just because they have a disability.  In fact, these days, more and more people and kids are overcoming disabilities and can lead

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