We are making music egg shakers and playing music together! Our Teens for Social Inclusion (#T4SI) will read the book, “Music Is” by Brandon Stosuy. Let’s make music together!
Gardening reduces stress and helps children cope with anxiety and frustration. Since we all might be feeling a bit of that, why not create a garden at home? Or bring a garden into your home with some fun, garden crafts for kids of all ages and abilities.
Our young friends love creating their own play spaces in different areas of the playground, especially underneath things! These fort-like spaces allow for creativity, independence, and sensory regulation. With this kind of freedom, imagination runs wild.
Let’s learn yoga! Limor Landau teaches classes that are aimed at infants and children with special needs, but are suited for anyone. It’s a wonderful opportunity for children to experience a warmer, more soulful approach to therapy.
As we are in the midst of our Stay-at-Home Learning, we recognize what parents and teachers are up against during this unique time. We appreciate all that they have accomplished. We invited one of our favorite teachers, Corky O’Rourke, to share some advice.
“Ian” is an animated short from the Ian Foundation and Mundaloco CGI in Argentina. Born with cerebral palsy, Ian wants to make friends, but discrimination and bullying keep him away from his beloved playground. But this boy is determined.
Believe it or not, playing with food is a great way to introduce new foods to kids of all abilities! It decreases mealtime anxiety and builds familiarity. Teaching kids with disabilities how to cook is an important life skill to promote independence.
Children need to move to ensure their physical and mental well-being. Now, more than ever, our kids are spending hours in front of screens for distance learning. So let’s get them moving with some creative sports, games, and play for kids of all abilities.
Board Member and Special Education Law Attorney, Georgianna Junco-Kelman, walks us through how to navigate your child’s IEP rights during this remote learning period.
Exercise is important, and it can be fun too! Meet Jake Weiner, Founder/CEO of ZOOZ Fitness. ZOOZ creates adaptive, inclusive, and active workout routines designed for young adults with disabilities, which promotes health and wellness of mind and body.