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Inclusion Gains Traction Outside The Classroom

[Source: Disability Scoop] Kendall Foster was the King’s High School robotics teams’ biggest fan. She loved coming to practices to see her sister, Delaney, when Delaney was a student at the private Shoreline school. Kendall’s friends were interested in robots … Continue reading

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FAPE Case Draws Flurry Of Attention

[Source:  Disability Scoop] As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to consider how much educational benefit schools must provide students with disabilities, everyone from lawmakers to states and advocates are weighing in. A dozen amicus briefs have been filed in the … Continue reading

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Boys Who Sit Still Have a Harder Time Learning to Read

[Source: Time Magazine] Anybody who has watched little boys for even five seconds knows that they are exhausting. At school, they tear around the playground, bolt through corridors and ricochet off classroom walls. According to a new Finnish study, this … Continue reading

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Feel Good Photo (Caption) of the Week!

[Source:  Brightside.me]   This photograph was posted online by Shanna Niehaus, the mother of five-year-old Kainoa. The caption for it touched thousands of people all around the world to the bottom of their hearts. “See this moment? I’ve never experienced a moment like this. Yesterday was the … Continue reading

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New Form of Autism Found

[Source: Medical News Today] Autism spectrum disorders affect around one percent of the world’s population and are characterized by a range of difficulties in social interaction and communication. In a new study published in Cell, a team of researchers led … Continue reading

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