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Accessible Hiking, Camping and Fishing? WOW!

Posted by Jane Gay on May 23, 2017 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

Really WOW!!  Wilderness on Wheels has been operating for over 30 years in Colorado.  And WOW for what is going on there!   Check it out at …

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Travel related devices and AT

Posted by Jane Gay on May 19, 2017 at 9:10am 0 Comments

There is an interesting article in New Mobility about travel related devices.  http://www.newmobility.com/2017/05/travel-product-wheelchair-users/

Order Books for next year??? YES --- NOW

Posted by Jane Gay on May 3, 2017 at 6:00am 0 Comments

It is already time to order alternative format textbooks for the 2017-2018 school year!

It takes time to get all the books across the state ready for the start of school. They cannot all be done in August.

Alternative formats include Braille, large print, audio and digital text. Simply put, if your child doesn't have the textbook when school starts >>> how are they going to learn, keep up and get a Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE)

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Vibra vibrating watch with 12 alarms

Posted by Jane Gay on April 26, 2017 at 5:30am 1 Comment

You can set up to 12 daily alerts on the Vibra watches.  This would be good tool to increase independence and safety at home, school or work. The watch can be set to vibrate, make a sound or both.  They come in a variety of looks to match your child’s age and likes.   https://www.amazon.com/VibraLITE-Mini-12-Alarm-Vibrating-Watch/dp/B009OGE6S8…

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Accessible Hiking, Camping and Fishing? WOW!

Really WOW!!  Wilderness on Wheels has been operating for over 30 years in Colorado.  And WOW for what is going on there!   Check it out at …See More
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Summer Camps

Looking for the perfect summer camp for your child this summer? Join this group for complete summer camp information from ASK Resource Center. Also, share which camps your children are going to or have gone to in the past.…See More
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Special Needs Swap, Share & Sell

From Trikes to Wheelchairs.... Special Needs Swap, Sell and Give AwayI know how difficult it is to find that "special" toy, piece of equipment, clothing etc for our kiddos and adults with special needs So I decided we, as parents and caregivers…See More
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Parents

This group is for parents of Children with Disabilities.  We share, encourage and support each other in our journey!  We would like to connect with parents across Iowa who are dealing with similar issues so that we can learn from and support each…See More
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Travel related devices and AT

There is an interesting article in New Mobility about travel related devices.  http://www.newmobility.com/2017/05/travel-product-wheelchair-users/See More
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Lisa Shaw joined Renee Springston's group
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The Behavior Tree

Discuss Maladaptive (disruptive and negative) behaviors, what the causes may be (underlying issues), what the behaviors look like and share thoughts on how to curb the behaviors and appropriate consequences.  This is a "no judge zone". See More
May 18
Lisa Shaw joined Renee Springston's group
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Special Needs Swap, Share & Sell

From Trikes to Wheelchairs.... Special Needs Swap, Sell and Give AwayI know how difficult it is to find that "special" toy, piece of equipment, clothing etc for our kiddos and adults with special needs So I decided we, as parents and caregivers…See More
May 18
Lisa Shaw joined Melanie Patton's group
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Parents

This group is for parents of Children with Disabilities.  We share, encourage and support each other in our journey!  We would like to connect with parents across Iowa who are dealing with similar issues so that we can learn from and support each…See More
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Lisa Shaw joined Kathy Specketer's group
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Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa

The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa (LDA-IA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, providing information, referral and support to individuals with disabilities, their families, and others interested in improving the lives of those with…See More
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Anti-Bullying Group

A group dedicated to fighting bullying! Discuss topics related to bullying here.See More
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Wrightslaw DSM 2014

This group is for the parents and professionals who attended the 2014 Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training in Des Moines on Tuesday, November 18.See More
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Join here for resources, events or even ask your questions regarding transition issues.See More
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"How can Family Peer Support Specialists proactively educate others to reduce the stigma on mental health?"
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Ruth Mwangangi commented on Jane Gay's blog post Vibra vibrating watch with 12 alarms
"This is a great tool to use with individuals on the Autism spectrum that thrive on structure. The watch can also be used to improve organizational skills (executive functioning skills). "
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