Category Archives: Education

My Daughter, Profoundly Disabled, Needs a School for Children Like Her

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.”

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Bully, A Documentary

Behind Every Harassed Child? A Whole Lot of Clueless Adults ‘Bully,’ a Documentary by Lee Hirsch NYT Critics’ Pick 3.30.12

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Wonder Dog

Wonder DogNYTimes, By MELISSA FAY GREENE, Published: February 2, 2012 “Chancer loves Iyal in a perfect way, with an unconditional love beyond what even the family can offer him. Chancer never feels disappointed in Iyal or embarrassed by Iyal. …just a … Continue reading

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Quiet Hands

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…”

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Special Needs Students and Meditation

copyright philly.com Special-needs students use meditation to control behavior Philly.com (Philadelphia Inquirer) 06.27.2011

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Pat Furlong and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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

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PEN Event Jan. 2011: Brain Rules for Teachers

PEN Event Jan. 2011: Brain Rules for Teachers We should all be so lucky that our schools and teachers would think outside the box.

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Down-Regulating in Action

Down-regulating with Chopin, Vivaldi and other classical CDs for 30 minutes twice a day. Fantastic stuff.

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NYTIMES: A Struggle to Educate the Severely Disabled

A Struggle to Educate the Severely Disabled By SHARON OTTERMAN Published: June 19, 2010 Front page of today’s Sunday Times.

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