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Site of the Day: March 2012

Worthwhile Special-Needs Spots on the Web


11. Weekly Round-Up

Make sure you didn't miss anything on the site this week.
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12. Readers' Choice Awards

Keep on voting, now through March 21. Go to the Poll Index

13. National Center for Special Education Research

Part of the Institute of Education Sciences, the NCSER "sponsors a comprehensive program of special education research designed to expand the knowledge and understanding of infants, toddlers and children with disabilities." | Visit the Site | More on Special Education

14. Special Need Tech

An offshoot of a SXSW 2012 panel on how technology can help families of kids with special needs, Special Need Tech seeks to be a place for further brainstorming. Go to the site, or read more about it in a post from Jen Lee Reeves, a Readers' Choice Awards finalist for her online community Born Just Right.

15. Stupid Cancer

"Stupid Cancer (aka The I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation, i[2]y) is a non-profit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services. We are the nation's largest support community for this underserved population and serve as a bullhorn for the young adult cancer movement." | Visit the Site | More Cancer Resources

16. Boycott 21 Jump Street

A line in the movie's trailer that uses autism as an insult inspired this Facebook group dedicated to organizing protest against the film. | Go to the Facebook Page | Read More About It

17. Fun Things to Do

Your weekend listing of sites and suggestions.
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18. Weekly Round-Up

Make sure you didn't miss anything on the site this week.
Read This Week's List | More Special-Needs News

19. Parents of Preemies Day

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This Friday, March 23, will be the first Parents of Preemies Day, intended "to build support for parents by recognizing the courage and commitment it takes to stay strong and resilient when premature birth turns a family's world upside down." Parents or those who support them can post their story on the day's Facebook page. | Go to the Site | Go to the Facebook Page | Learn More About Preemies

20. 2012 Lovin' Compassion Awards

Sponsored by Lovin' Scoopful, "a premium ice cream company founded by Maria Shriver, brother Tim Shriver and partners, to benefit Special Olympics and other nonprofits that help empower the human spirit," the Lovin' Compassion Award "recognizes young visionaries who are involved in programs that foster respect, inclusion and a true personal connection for people with differences." | Learn More About the Contest | See Last Year's Winners
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