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Reaching Students with Special Needs By Margaret M. Whitehead
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Reaching Students with Special Needs addresses the importance of catechizing all of God's children. This book is a tremendous resource of research, practical knowledge and applications that every... More > teacher can implement immediately.< Less
From Medusa to the Sky: Teaching Writing to Children With Special Needs By Teachers & Writers Collaborative
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THE EXERCISES IN FROM MEDUSA TO THE SKY grew out of Teachers & Writers Collaborative’s long history of providing creative writing programs for students in New York City’s District 75... More > schools and classrooms, which serve students with special learning needs. First published in 2001, Medusa has proved to be a favorite resource for teaching artists—writers working in K–12 schools—as well as classroom teachers. Although the exercises were developed by Teachers & Writers Collaborative teaching artists who taught special needs students, the ideas in this book have been used as a starting point for lesson plans to engage a variety of young learners in imaginative writing.< Less
Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations By Lisa Fields Clark
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This book focuses on definitions and teaching insights for five special needs populations that benefit from hands-on involvement with art: Substance Abusers in Recovery, At-Risk Youth, Adults with... More > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Aging Adults, and Preschool Children. The term 'special needs populations' refers to groups of people whose needs are not fully addressed by traditional means. Each of these populations is unique in that they require different approaches to the art workshop experience to achieve the most benefit for the individuals. These teaching insights are based on the author’s personal experience. The information shared in this book targets fellow Art Facilitators and Teaching Artists with the intent to inspire the development of appropriate and effective lesson plans for the special needs populations to whom they serve.< Less
Dance to Health Help your Special Needs Child By Dzagbe Cudjoe
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Parents just need to be open to the idea of having fun and communicating with their child in a new and different way. The Book explains how to transform ordinary everyday movements into Dance. There... More > is help in building lesson plans and suggestions for musical choices and props. This is an approach to improved Wellbeing which does not involve drugs of any kind and which may well help your Child who has Special Needs or Disabilities.< Less
Gifts From A Porcupine: Parenting a child with special needs By Nancy Winter Luenzmann
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Gifts From A Porcupine traces the struggles and successes resulting from the family’s adoption of a young child from Bogota, Colombia. Discovery of multiple disabilities seriously challenged... More > the family—particularly, the author as both parent and professional educator. The book, therefore, is divided into two perspectives: gifts of learning as a parent and gifts of learning as a professional. These lessons might benefit: • Couples adopting children with special needs • Parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities. • Educators and educational support staff • Professionals aiding dysfunctional families • Members of families with bipolar disorder This story gives promise to those seeking a positive outcome to a difficult journey.< Less
Opening the Puzzle Box: Navigating Special Needs in the Church By Angel Thompson
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In 2008 I finished a manual that I use to train teachers and parents regarding working together for the benefit of our children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2010 I was asked to speak at a Leadership... More > Retreat regarding Special Needs in the church and teamwork. This book is a manual, a starting point to help churches navigate special needs within their church. What that looks like and what must happen. When I pondered writing this, I sat back and thought about what it is that I desire most as a parent, professional and the wife of a pastor in the smaller church when it comes to special needs? Three things came to mind and it is truly amazing how they actually link together and UNIFY. From experience with our own son who has Autism and the wife of a pastor, I can honestly say I have seen this work and open doors to a group of families who often times feel they have nowhere to go for support, encouragement and acceptance.< Less
Opening the Puzzle Box: Navigating Special Needs in the Church By Angel Thompson
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In 2008 I finished a manual that I use to train teachers and parents regarding working together for the benefit of our children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2010 I was asked to speak at a Leadership... More > Retreat regarding Special Needs in the church and teamwork. This book is a manual, a starting point to help churches navigate special needs within their church. What that looks like and what must happen. When I pondered writing this, I sat back and thought about what it is that I desire most as a parent, professional and the wife of a pastor in the smaller church when it comes to special needs? Three things came to mind and it is truly amazing how they actually link together and UNIFY. From experience with our own son who has Autism and the wife of a pastor, I can honestly say I have seen this work and open doors to a group of families who often times feel they have nowhere to go for support, encouragement and acceptance.< Less
The Laughter File: Raising Money for BBC Children in Need By Mark Chandler
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This is a Special Edition version of The Laughter File - Raising Money for BBC Children in Need. £3.00 from the sale of this book will benefit The BBC Children in Need Appeal, a company limited... More > by guarantee (charity number 802052 in England & Wales and SC039557 in Scotland)< Less
Like Walking On Your Hands: Insights from a Life with Special-Needs Children By Susan Sammer Catalano
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When two of your three kids are born with vast and varying special needs, you tend to become an object of fascination for some and pity for others. Your family might be seen as a project or a cause,... More > occasionally a threat, an inspiration or a drain, but always as some kind of anomaly. Like Walking On Your Hands is a book about raising and loving special-needs kids, the similarities and differences of this life with those who have "typical" kids only, coaching anc caring for them as they navigate their special needs while giving equal support to your typical kids, and the burdens and priviledges that come with all of this. The book is not an advice-specific "how-to," but a window into the kind of life families like ours are made to lead in hopes of providing understanding through honesty, heart and humor.< Less
I Am the Child: Using Brain Gym® with Children Who Have Special Needs By Cecilia (Freeman) Koester, Gail Dennison
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This book is the story of eleven children who have complex developmental needs. Over a two year period, Koester journaled her experiences as a teacher in a public school classroom, drawing out the... More > gifts of these children. The result is this remarkable book which invites the reader into a unique world of the child who has multiple challenges. This book offers a simple, commonsense approach to the fulfillment of sensory and perceptual needs through the activities known as Brain Gym®. The author shares with us an authentic story of the human spirit––one filled with joy, frustration, compassion, and growth.< Less