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Building transition skills at home

Since remote learning is continuing until the end of the school year, it’s the perfect time for parents at home with their youth to do special activities that don't normally happen during the day. 

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Helping Young Children Adjust to Remote Learning and Teletherapy

Strategies for creating a safe, calm, and positive environment for young children adjusting to remote learning and teletherapy during COVID-19.

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Deaf Power: I Choose to Sign

I did not want to “fix” my hearing or change who I am. I had and still have deaf power. 

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Dear Chris: A Letter to My Brother

I didn't even know that you had a disability until other people brought it to my attention. To me, you were just my high energy, easily frustrated, kind-hearted older brother. 

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“Courageous Guy”: A Superhero on the Spectrum

“He was so excited to be surrounded by other kids with visible and invisible disabilities,” his mom Sarah explained. “He was proud to see himself represented and be a part of a community that accepted him,” she said.

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Online vs. Classroom Learning

Teachers, students, and families are currently embarking on a journey into uncharted territory. Many INCLUDEnyc educators are also parents and are front line participants learning new things, shouldering new responsibilities, and starting new practices. Here's what we've been thinking about.

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Setting High Expectations for My Son

In general, the world sets low expectations for our children, focusing on limitations and not possibilities. I see what my son can do.

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My Kid Won’t Behave–Help!

When your child is having a meltdown, it can be hard to deal with, especially when in a social setting. Here are some tips you can use to help you through those difficult moments.

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Tips to Succeed from a College Student

In high school, I didn’t always think I would go to college. I wasn’t aware of the services available to help me. When I found out about my learning disability, I connected with INCLUDEnyc and my school’s accessibility office to request accommodations.

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I Can Do Anything: Learning Job Basics and Preparing for the Future

I used to worry about what my future would look like. I know now that I can’t always predict what will happen, but I’m prepared. For anyone like me who might have a hard time finding a job, connect with others. There are great people out there who want to help and they believe in you.

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