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August 2016 Blog Posts (6)


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Flag football can be adapted for students with disabling conditions. Everyone can participate to develop personal skills and encourage those to participate to the best of their ability.  These instructions could be shared with physical education teachers or even with neighborhood parents for the “sand lot” pick -up games that neighborhood children play.  Maybe they haven’t thought it was possible, and if they know how maybe every child can be included.  Check out the…


Added by Jane Gay on August 31, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments


Adapted playground zipline fun for everyone. I saw one of these in Sioux City and though everyone needs to see this!!  Be sure to watch the video:…


Added by Jane Gay on August 24, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

A Wheelchair Maintenance Guide!

Buying and maintaining a wheelchair is not an easy feat.  Due to restrictions in insurance coverage and years before a wheelchair can be replaced, typically a minimum of five years, it is imperative that you practice regular maintenance and cleaning for your wheelchair.

Properly maintaining a wheelchair will not only increase its longevity, but will also make it easier to propel and steer resulting in less wear and tear on the user.  A wheelchair is…


Added by Jane Gay on August 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

School locker lock issues?


Added by Jane Gay on August 11, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Today Show Brings Attention to Teens and Hearing Loss

A segment on the Today show points out the dangers teens face when listening to loud music through earbuds. The video and accompanying article references a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. According to the study of 170 students ages 11 to 17, 25% already experience some level of tinnitus, and students also showed a heightened sensitivity to loud sounds, caused by what they refer to as “risky listening habits,” the biggest culprit being listening to loud music either through…


Added by Jane Gay on August 10, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Guide to Software Accessibility for the Disabled

 This article explains the needs and possible solutions for software access by PWD in easy to understand terms. It also has many links to other resources.  This might help you explain your child’s need and how they will access software to schools, stores, government websites or employers.  Find it at…


Added by Jane Gay on August 3, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

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