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Autism awareness - Resources - TES

A special selection of resources to support the teaching of pupils with autism across different age ranges and settings.Includes a number of practical activities and lesson plans that could be used within the classroom.
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Waiter who defended child with Down syndrome funds scholarship — RT

Waiter who defended child with Down syndrome funds scholarship — RT | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
A Texas waiter who refused to serve a customer that made fun of a child with Down syndrome has used his publicity and unexpected donations to set up a scholarship at a school for special needs children.
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'I am me' exhibit spotlights talents of artists diagnosed with autism

'I am me' exhibit spotlights talents of artists diagnosed with autism | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Madison Hongyee loves art. As her mother, Jennifer, explains it, 'If she's not eating, sleeping or in therapy, she's doing some form of art.' But art is not just a simple hobby to pass the time for the 10-year-old girl from Fort Walton, her mother...
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Cheer Squad For Special Needs Kids Hosting Benefit

Cheer Squad For Special Needs Kids Hosting Benefit | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Destiny Dream Makers Cheer Team helps special needs kids build confidence (Cheer Squad For Special Needs Kids Hosting Benefit: Destiny Dream Makers Cheer Team helps special needs kids build...
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Comic book heroes lift spirits, fight grime at Children’s Hospital

Comic book heroes lift spirits, fight grime at Children’s Hospital | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
The patients at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh were barely awake Monday morning when the first ropes unfurled from the roof 12 floors up.
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Autism Service Dogs, A Pawsitive Solution | Special Needs Travel Mom

Autism Service Dogs, A Pawsitive Solution | Special Needs Travel Mom | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
RT @ionMyAdventures: Autism Service Dogs, A Pawsitive Solution http://t.co/nL4d0fxm @ionmyadventures @Dogs4AutismKids #autism #specialneeds
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Comic book heroes lift spirits, fight grime at Children’s Hospital

Comic book heroes lift spirits, fight grime at Children’s Hospital | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
The patients at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh were barely awake Monday morning when the first ropes unfurled from the roof 12 floors up.
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Owners,VT Students Turning Augusta Farm into Special Needs Camp - NBC 29 News

Owners,VT Students Turning Augusta Farm into Special Needs Camp - NBC 29 News | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Owners,VT Students Turning Augusta Farm into Special Needs Camp
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"We had this idea that if we could find a farm, we would love to open a camp for kids where kids could come with all different types of special needs," said Scott Balsley.
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InCultureParent | Autism and Multilingualism: A Parent’s Perspective

InCultureParent | Autism and Multilingualism: A Parent’s Perspective | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
It happened again last week. I was enjoying a cup of coffee with a colleague when she asked me point blank what language we spoke at home.
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Gymnastics Program Helps Special Needs Children - WSET

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Forest, VA-A local gymnastics program offers a unique class for unique kids. Elite Athletics' Sparkles class is for children with special needs.
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Why We Should Memorize Poetry

Why We Should Memorize Poetry | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Why undergo the laborious process of memorizing a poem these days, when—tap-tap-tap—you have it at your fingertips? Has this become another outmoded practice?
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SHOLOLA.COM: Test your Creativity Quotient

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RT @tomisinajiboye: NEW: Test your Creativity Quotient http://t.co/2CdKPTDQ
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Vergeer quits after 100% decade - BBC Sport

Vergeer quits after 100% decade - BBC Sport | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Wheelchair tennis champion Esther Vergeer retires after going over 10 years unbeaten, winning her last 470 matches. (RT @Dirty_Gym: A decade without losing in your sport!
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Up To The Mountain (Martin Luther King Song) - Autistic Singer Mike Korins

This song is dedicated to all people with special needs. Originally dedicated to Martin Luther King, Autistic singer Mike Korins also dedicates "Up To The Mo...
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Aditi Shankardass on Learning Disorders in Children | Amazing Women Rock

Aditi Shankardass on Learning Disorders in Children | Amazing Women Rock | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
Susan notes: Thanks to TED for making TED Talks downloadable and embeddable, and for providing the biographical information that goes along with them.
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The Fountain Magazine - Issue - For the Sake of Autism...

The Fountain Magazine - Issue - For the Sake of Autism... | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
RT @FountainMag: If the mother of an autistic child had 72 hours to live, how would she spend her last hours? #FountainHighlights http://t.co/JkBeXv08
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4chan Founder Chris Poole Releases DrawQuest, an App Designed to Inspire Creativity

4chan Founder Chris Poole Releases DrawQuest, an App Designed to Inspire Creativity | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
DrawQuest, a new iPad app from 4chan founder Chris Poole (also known as moot), aims to combine art creation with social interaction via daily drawing...
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Deaf Basketball Player Scores Despite Disability - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San ... - KMPH Fox 26

Deaf Basketball Player Scores Despite Disability - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San ... - KMPH Fox 26 | Special Needs, Special Creativity | Scoop.it
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A McLane High School Junior isn't the first deaf student to play a varsity sport.
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Painting a Path Through the Parkinson's Jungle - Huffington Post (blog)

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I was 63 -- just about to turn 64 -- and prepared to retire from a busy gynecological practice. Everything was working as planned.
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Up To The Mountain (Martin Luther King Song) - Autistic Singer Mike Korins

This song is dedicated to all people with special needs. Originally dedicated to Martin Luther King, Autistic singer Mike Korins also dedicates "Up To The Mo...
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