A network to share best practices for children with special needs
Each therapist, teacher, administrator and parent involved with a child automatically becomes part of the team for that child. Even if a child only qualifies for one form of therapy, that therapist must involve the child’s direct teacher, administrator, parent and possibly others.
The benefits of teamwork are countless and…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 26, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
As you may have read, Johnnie Tuitel, a motivational speaker, was kicked off a plane because of his disabilities. Johnnie has Cerebral Palsy which requires him to be in a wheelchair. Johnnie was escorted from his seat minutes before the plane was going to take off and told that he was a risk to other passengers. He was told he was "too disabled to fly" because he would not be able to physically assist himself. The airline stated 'If the passenger cannot, the airline requires…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 20, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Too many times I have heard therapists complaining about teachers and vice versa. For a child with disabilities, teamwork can be a huge factor in the success of that child. Teachers, therapists, and administration, along with others, are an integral and important part to any student's learning and development. Teamwork is not about telling each other what to do, but to work together to determine what will work best for the…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 12, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
Have you ever found yourself turning down the music in your car when your in traffic or looking for an address for the first time? When your in a long meeting, do you have to swing your foot, tap your pencil, or make some other movement. Do you know anyone who has to move every time they get on the phone.
My husband will immediately stand up when his phone rings…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 5, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments