Looking for somewhere good to surf? Stop by this Site of the Day listing for a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. Listed here are the sites or pages featured each day in November 2012. For more sites, visit the index.
October 2012 | December 2012
Image and text by Terri Mauro
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Since for those of us in New Jersey, the governor has declared today to be Halloween (observed), I'm going to say it's not too late for a Halloween Site of the Day. This one leads you to dentists who are "buying back" Halloween candy from kids. If it's too late to cash in where you are, bookmark it for next year.
The Department of Labor has a series of videos to help kids with special needs learn the "soft skills" they'll need in the workplace.
"There are nearly 57 million individuals with disabilities in the United States, and they are all connected to the people around them in some way. They are sons and daughters, sisters and brothers, parents and grandparents, coworkers, neighbors and friends. To celebrate our 10th anniversary, Disability.gov has created the "What's Your Connection?" initiative, a grassroots movement emphasizing the connections among all people."
A Change.org petition offers a scary story of an adult with Down syndrome denied the right to live and work in her community, and gives you a way to do something about it.
Does your child benefit from graphic organizers? There are a whole bunch of cool interactive ones here on the Learning Curve site.