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AAC Vocabulary Instruction Round-Up

AAC Vocabulary Instruction Round-Up | CAPODS | Scoop.it

5 Great Sites for AAC Vocabulary Practice Complete Vocabulary Instruction Ideas & Activities Vocabulary Learning Materials & AAC Strategies Explicitly Speaking: Vocabulary Teaching in AAC C...


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Zoos Offering Rare Access For Those With Special Needs - Disability Scoop

Zoos Offering Rare Access For Those With Special Needs - Disability Scoop | CAPODS | Scoop.it
Zoos from California to Illinois are going to great lengths to allow kids with disabilities unique access to some of the wildest animals on the planet.
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Baby With Down Syndrome Becomes Model for Fashion Designer

Baby With Down Syndrome Becomes Model for Fashion Designer | CAPODS | Scoop.it
Some of the most encouraging news in our world today is that people with Down Syndrome are beginning to be treated like the valuable human beings they are.
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Woman with Down syndrome pushes for her independence - The Japan Times

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Woman with Down syndrome pushes for her independence
The Japan Times
She also has Down syndrome, an IQ of 52 and tends to shower affection on strangers, as well as friends.
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Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads

Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads | CAPODS | Scoop.it
The iPad is an especially useful communication tool for young people with autism.

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The Ordinary Life of an Extraordinary Girl: Books and Projects

The Ordinary Life of an Extraordinary Girl: Books and Projects | CAPODS | Scoop.it

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iPad Technology Helps Down Syndrome Student Communicate

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iPad Technology Helps Down Syndrome Student CommunicateNewsChannel5.comIt's just expressing it that's the hard thing, and that's where the iPad comes in," said special education teacher Sarah Roberts.

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Her child has Down Syndrome. This is what she did.

Her child has Down Syndrome. This is what she did. | CAPODS | Scoop.it
    US mother Connie Feda wanted to give her 13-year-old daughter Hannah a doll that she could relate to.Hannah was born with Down Syndrome, a chromosomal condition that – amongst other things – affects your appearance (This mother went to...
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The painful autism stories no one hears - Tbo.com

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The painful autism stories no one hears
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BOSTON Several inspiring people with autism and their families were profiled on Katie Couric's show this summer.
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New Clothing Line for People with Down Syndrome - Care2.com (blog)

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New Clothing Line for People with Down Syndrome
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Disabled people like being fashionable too, and that includes people with Down syndrome.
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Breaking Free: Three kids with Down's syndrome tell their stories

Breaking Free: Three kids with Down's syndrome tell their stories | CAPODS | Scoop.it
"My body needs to get more stronger than not getting fat." That's Ruben's take on what he must do to reach his goal. Ruben is 12 and has Down's syndrome.

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Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads

Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads | CAPODS | Scoop.it
The iPad is an especially useful communication tool for young people with autism.

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Muscle weakness in Down syndrome: New study offers insights - Science Daily (press release)

Muscle weakness in Down syndrome: New study offers insights
Science Daily (press release)
17, 2012 — It is well known that people with Down syndrome (DS) suffer from marked muscle weakness.
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10-15% of People with Down Syndrome Also Have ASD | The YAI ...

10-15% of People with Down Syndrome Also Have ASD | The YAI ... | CAPODS | Scoop.it
New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the classification of mental health conditions, can be used to accurately identify autism ...

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