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Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.
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Schneider Family Book Award | American Library Association

Schneider Family Book Award | American Library Association | Ability Awareness | Scoop.it

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

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CDC - Kids Quest

CDC - Kids Quest | Ability Awareness | Scoop.it

CDC's Kid's Quest website, with "quests" on ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Hearing Loss, Mobility, Tourette Syndrome, and Vision Impairment. Information, famous people with each disability, books and movies, and more.

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Aaron Fotheringham - ESPN - Breaking Barriers

A fantastic and inspirational clip about Aaron Fotheringham, the first person to do a back flip in a wheelchair.

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Handspeak • Learn American Sign Language (ASL)

Handspeak • Learn American Sign Language (ASL) | Ability Awareness | Scoop.it
ASL (American Sign Language) resource, including ASL video dictionary, tutorials/lessons, signing with baby and toddler, fingerspelling, Deaf culture, ASL literature.
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NCAA Wrestling National Championships Division 1 Anthony Robles

Anthony Robles - wrestler who won the National Championships despite being born with only one leg!

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Braille Bug

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American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Braille Bug is a kids' site that teaches sighted children grades 3 through 6 about braille, and encourages literacy among sighted and visually impaired children in a fun environment packed with facts,...
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