Teaching Students with Physical Disabilities (page: 2 of 6)

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  • Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy in Children: What Can We Do as Teachers and Parents?
    Duchennes Musculalar Dystrophy is one of the most common types of muscular dystrophy in children. What do you do when you have a child with this condition in your classroom? What would your approach be? Read further to find out.
  • Information About Adaptive Equipment in the Classroom
    Adaptive or assistive equipment is the best gift that one can give to boost a feeling of independence for their child with special needs. In many cases, adaptive equipment acts like a lifeline for children who access it.
  • Tips for Teaching Teens with Developmental Disabilities
    It's not always easy to keep the interest of teens, much less those with developmental disabilities. The more a child struggles with educational issues, the more likely they are to develop very little interest in their education. These teaching ideas will help you have a productive classroom.
  • Teaching Children With Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis is a chronic disorder that causes breathing and digestion problems. Information on cystic fibrosis for teachers should be provided during a child's school years. Cystic fibrosis in children can be managed quite well in school if certain recommendations and precautions are followed.
  • How to Teach Hand Skills in the Special Needs Classroom
    This article shows teachers how to build fine motor skills for young children in the special needs classroom. These fun hand skills activities can be done easily with low cost resources and little preparation time, and work well alongside formal, targeted tasks for specific hand skills.
  • Benefits of Swimming for Students with Disabilities: Part of the Special Education Program
    Teaching kids with special needs in the classroom is the easy part, but if you confine yourself to the classroom setting you are missing out on the fun and skills that can be gained by everyone enjoying the pool! Swimming is a useful addition to the PE program for all students.
  • Infant and Toddler Down Syndrome-Early Childhood Activities
    Looking for some early childhood activities for infants and toddlers with Down syndrome? These activities will help children with Down syndrome pick up skills in areas where they may have deficits.
  • Adaptive Art Tools for Students With Physical Disabilities
    Students with physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy may have spasticity that interferes with manipulating art materials such as markers and paintbrushes. The following are examples of adaptive equipment that helps students with spasticity improve motor control to perform art activities.
  • Teaching Directions to the Developmentally Disabled
    Here is a collection of activities, games and ideas for teaching developmentally disabled directions. Use these at home or in your classroom to teach and reinforce the concepts of North, South, East and West.
  • Teenager with Intellectual Disabilities
    Want to know more about how to support teenagers with intellectual disabilities? Here are some tips for parents and teachers
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