Ten Apps for Learning, Thinking, and Imagination

Kids really love iPads.  They learn a lot from them too. While you don’t want time spent on tablets to take away from other kinds of learning, there can be great benefits in developing vocabulary and other skills.  Screen time can also be an opportunity for social learning, if we play with apps in collaborative ways. Here are ten very […]

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Inclusive Education Resources

Once your child is in school, how do you know what you should expect?  Sometimes problems arise.  Where do you go for advice? There are several made-in-Manitoba documents that exist to help parents know what to expect from their child’s school, and how to effectively resolve problems that arise. A Parent’s Guide to Inclusive Education – Community Living Manitoba Community […]

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Book Review: The Autism Acceptance Book

Everyone you know and everyone you will ever meet is special and different in some way.  The world would be a boring place if people were all the same. It’s our differences that make us all unique and interesting. That’s the starting point of the Autism Acceptance Book by Ellen Sabin, written to help elementary school students look beyond the […]

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A Winning School Year

“Winning isn’t everything – it’s the only thing.” — Vince Lombardi For parents, having a school experience that works for our kids is the equivalent of “winning.” That’s especially true for parents of children with disabilities – we are aware of their vulnerability, and we often feel pressure to help them grow as quickly as possible. There’s been lots of […]

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