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Cerebral Palsy

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Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. This article explains causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more.
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Cerebral palsy is one of the most common congenital (existing before birth or at birth) disorders of childhood. About 500,000 children and adults of all ages in the United States have the condition.  

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10 Things Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids About Disabilities

10 Things Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids About Disabilities | Out Of My Mind | Scoop.it
By Tiffiny Carlson, THE MOBILITY RESOURCE Parents are all over the board when it comes to how they teach their kids about disabilities.
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Nice to know that a 10 second stare is okay from a little one.  That the chairs are their legs and not glued to their butts.  Also how to answer the question, why can't they walk.

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Welcome to the Official Site of Sharon Draper

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This is one of the globabl read alouds for 2013.  

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Learning Ally Helps Teachers Maximize Audiobook Resources for Students with Print Disabilities

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Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 -- Educators say new Teacher Ally platform saves time and levels playing field for their students with dyslexia and visual disabilities.

Via Lou Salza
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I heard about Learning Ally earlier this week on LDonline.  Now that I've read this article, I like that the material is read by human voices instead of a computer generator.  I also like that students know how many total pages they've listened to.

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Learning Ally- a "must" for sruggling readers

Mandy Reupsch's curator insight, December 5, 2015 5:10 PM

Learning Ally is a sight that gives students and teachers access to audiobooks, which helps those you have trouble reading due to a reading disability such as dyslexia.  It is great too, because now a lot of public libraries give you access, with a library card, to their online databases, which contain ebooks and many audiobooks.