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Albert Pujols “Pinch Hits” to Support 20th Anniversary of the Toys“R”Us Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids®
Toys“R”Us® today announced the release of its 20th Anniversary edition of the Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids®, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. Now in its second decade of annual publication, the complimentary shopping guide is a go-to for families, friends and caregivers involved in the special needs community, and is available in Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® stores nationwide, as well as online at Toysrus.com/DifferentlyAbledin both English and Spanish. This year, Toys“R”Us is teaming up with baseball World Champion, proud father and special needs advocate, Albert Pujols, who appears on the cover alongside Cameron Withers, a 5-year-old boy from Los Angeles.
A new academic article published in the June issue of Language argues for the necessity of teaching deaf children a sign language in their early years, even if they receive cochlear implants or other hearing aids.
Learn how fatigue affects deaf children.
Looking for a fun research opportunity for your children, this is it!
This article provides a brief overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Have you ever wondered how your child’s classroom environment affects the ability to be a part of classroom discussions? This article discusses how to make mainstream classrooms deaf friendly.
An overview of the 4 key components to a quality language program for deaf and hard of hearing children.
Every child with a disability is entitled to a free appropriate public education (FAPE), read this article to be sure your child is receiving one.
The Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) is a legal document mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This article explains about the IFSP.