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8 Second Rule focuses on special needs featured in the media, with an occasional random post of interest to this site-owner.
Category Archives: Education
My Daughter, Profoundly Disabled, Needs a School for Children Like Her NY Times, Margaret Storey April 17. 2014 “Alongside her peers with disabilities, she’s thriving in a rich, complete school community.”
Behind Every Harassed Child? A Whole Lot of Clueless Adults ‘Bully,’ a Documentary by Lee Hirsch NYT Critics’ Pick 3.30.12
ABA Quiet Hands ? From the blog, Just Stimming (October 14, 2011), a heartwrenching entry. “if you work on eliminating “autistic symptoms” and “self-stimulatory behaviors,” if you take away our voice…”
copyright philly.com Special-needs students use meditation to control behavior Philly.com (Philadelphia Inquirer) 06.27.2011
Pat Furlong of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Excerpt only: Medical Dispatch; Mother Courage A family tragedy and a scientific crusade (by John Colapinto, New Yorker, Dec. 20 & 27, 2010) Visit: Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
PEN Event Jan. 2011: Brain Rules for Teachers We should all be so lucky that our schools and teachers would think outside the box.
Down-regulating with Chopin, Vivaldi and other classical CDs for 30 minutes twice a day. Fantastic stuff.
A Struggle to Educate the Severely Disabled By SHARON OTTERMAN Published: June 19, 2010 Front page of today’s Sunday Times.