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Home Activities for Students with Disabilities

Children with special needs benefit socially, cognitively and emotionally from structure and routines.  Consistency give kids a sense of security.  Please refer to the link below regarding the importance of schedules and routines:

http://www.aplaceofourown.org/question_detail.php?id=47

Here are some additional activities, based on need, to help your child maintain various skills, during our unexpected time off from school.

Fine motor (OT), gross motor(PT) and speech/language needs:

http://www.the-special-needs-child.com/Special-needs-activities.html

 Auditory Processing difficulties:

http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Activities_Enhance/

Focusing difficulties:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5527472_children-concentrate-focus.html

Promoting good reading habits at home:

http://www.gardnerk12.org/TitleI/Promoting_Good_Reading_Habits.htm