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Teaching Children and Youth About Sexuality
TEACHING CHILDREN AND YOUTH ABOUT SEXUALITY The vast majority of parents want to be -- and, indeed, already are -- the primary sex educators of their children (Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S., 1991). Parents communicate their feelings and beliefs about sexuality continuously....
I Am Considering Adopting A Child from Foster Care. Where Do I Start?
There are approximately 520,000 children currently in foster care in the United States. Of these, 117,000 are eligible for adoption. The average age of a waiting child is 6-10 years old. Of these, there are approximately 50,000 children with special needs. Each State defines special needs... Educating Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Introduction This bibliography is one of several available from NICHCY on the subject of educating students with disabilities. See also: Educating Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); and Educating Students with Learning Disabilities. NICHCY also offers a News Digest... Georgia Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Adolescent Health and Youth Development DHR/Division of Public Health/Family Health Branch 2 Peachtree Street, N.W. Suite 11-435 Atlanta, GA 30303 404-657-8373 A Unit OF Student...
January 28, 2008, 7:16 am
Parents of special needs children are always swimming in uncharted waters. And when it comes to the topic of death and grief, we don’t get a pass on that either. I was reminded of just how “goofy” LuLu’s grief appears when another mother was describing her son’s reaction to a recent death in... Where Will My Adult Child with Disabilities Work?
March 4, 2008, 7:05 pm
The flip side of “where is my child going to live?” is “where will he work?”
Cary Griffin of Griffin-Hammis Associates dared us to get outside the box in thinking about this. Of course, focusing on developmental disabilities and those with severe mental disabilities, the traditional places... Disabled Adults Right to Vote
October 29, 2008, 5:51 pm
Personally, I am ready for the presidential election to be over because I am sick of all the political mudslinging ads.
One of my friends, Carol, asked me a question that I had not pondered and I did not know the answer. Can adults with developmental disabilities or delays vote? The simple...