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2012 in Review: The Special-Needs Stories That Caught Our Attention

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September 2012 in Review

In September, in addition to back-to-school articles, our attention was caught by the story of a young man with Down syndrome denied a first-class seat by American Airlines. The special-education section also went international with the addition of a list of Canadian acronyms. Look back at the posts, articles, and comments you found and made on this site in September.

Top 10 Blog Posts of the Month
These posts were the most-read of the month. The year the post was written is indicated in parentheses.

  1. Does Mady Gosselin Need Discipline, or a Diagnosis? (2009)
  2. Papoose Boards Make Child Restraint … Easy? Inhumane? (2007)
  3. The Middle Actor Has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (2010)
  4. Setting Up an iTunes Account Without a Credit Card (2008)
  5. Autistic Kids, Violent Adults (2009)
  6. Smart Wives, Misled Mothers, and More of Your Comments (2007)
  7. From My Inbox: Words and Music (2012)
  8. From My Inbox: Walking and Reading (2012)
  9. The Teacher You Fear Your Child Will Get (2012)
  10. No First-Class Treatment on American Airlines for Passenger With Down Syndrome (2012)

Top 10 New Blog Posts
Of all posts written in September, these were the most popular. The date posted is indicated in parentheses.

  1. From My Inbox: Words and Music (September 10)
  2. From My Inbox: Walking and Reading (September 17)
  3. No First-Class Treatment on American Airlines for Passenger With Down Syndrome (September 6)
  4. Your Comments on the Blog and Forum This Week (September 21)
  5. Special-Education Acronyms Go International (September 13)
  6. "I Treat My Students the Way I Want My Own Kids to Be Treated" (September 5)
  7. First Paralympics Highlight Show on NBC(SN) Tonight (September 4)
  8. "Inclusion Works, Indeed It Does" (September 12)
  9. Labor-Day Fun (or Maybe Just Survival) (September 3)
  10. Parent Says Most Schools Not Ready to Recognize NLD (September 27)

Top 10 Articles of the Month
These articles were the most-viewed of September 2012.

  1. Paper-Bag Book Cover Step-by-Step
  2. What Is ADD?
  3. 504 FAQ
  4. How to Make a Paper-Bag Book Cover
  5. Sample 504 Plans
  6. What Are Special Needs?
  7. Write Your Own Behavior Plan
  8. Tea Tree Oil for Head Lice
  9. 101 Things to Do When There's Nothing to Do
  10. Set Up a Free iTunes Account Without Credit Card, Gift Card or Allowance

Top 5 New Articles
Of the articles written in September 2012, these were the most-viewed.

  1. Articles on Medical Issues
  2. Canadian Special-Education Acronyms
  3. Sites of the Day: September 2012
  4. Articles on Behavior Issues
  5. Articles on Mental Health

Most Commented-On Posts
These are the posts that got the most reaction from you in September. The year the post was written is indicated in parentheses.

  1. NBC: 5,000 Hours for Olympics, 0 Hours for Paralympics (2012)
  2. Hey, NBC Found an Hour and a Half for the Paralympics! (2012)
  3. Inclusion: How's That Working Out for You? (2009)
  4. Ritalin for Autism? (2005)
  5. The Teacher You Fear Your Child Will Get (2012)

All New Articles and Posts
These weekly round-ups list everything new in September. Click through to see what was going on that week on About.com Parenting Children With Special Needs.

All of Your Comments
Find a list of all posts that received comments in September in these weekly comment round-ups:

More Special-Needs News
Find posts from around the Web that were featured in Today's News and Views on the topic pages.

  1. About.com
  2. Parenting
  3. Children With Special Needs
  4. Respite
  5. Article Index
  6. Fun and Games
  7. September 2012 in Review: The Special-Needs Stories That Caught Our Attention

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