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Do you have a child who has a disabilities?

I am an early childhood education student, and I am writing a paper on how teachers and the classroom environment support children with disabilities.

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candykisses07

Asked by candykisses07 at 9:59 PM on Feb. 28, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • would speech disability count?
    wendy232425

    Answer by wendy232425 at 10:00 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • learning desability will that help
    nakita72

    Answer by nakita72 at 10:02 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • My dd is 3.5 and has a speech delay and autistic tendancies. She is going to 2 preschools right now. A "normal" one, where I teach music and computers. And a special education one where she recieves specialized education.

    She is doing rieally well.

    I have a BS in Early Childhood Education! ;)
    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 10:02 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • my 3 year old daughter has speech problems she is behind on that but since i put her in preschool for children with disability thats where she sees the speech therapists once a week altho i think the teacher is out there shes ok just weird
    wendy232425

    Answer by wendy232425 at 10:05 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • i do. my son was diagnosed with septo optic dysplasia. basically, his optic nerve (going to his left eye) is under developed causing him to be blind in his left eye only. he has normal vision in his right eye. his septo membrane covering his pituitary gland isnt there (for those who dont know-its on his brain). he is slow developmentally. he is finally (after a year in physical therapy) mostly caught up physically with kids his age. he is still in speech therapy and is doing much better. i would be happy to answer any questions you may have. PM me if i can be of any help.
    By the way, hes 2
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 10:05 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • I am a special education instructor and have been in the field of special ed for approx. 20 years. I also am grandparent to a grandson, age 2 1/2 with classic autism. How can I help you?
    gammasally

    Answer by gammasally at 10:46 PM on Feb. 28, 2009

  • I have one who has a preliminary diagnosis of PDD-NOS and ADHD (severe fine motor skill delay), one who is suspect for PDD-NOS (moderate speech and fine motor skill delays) and one who has a severe speech delay.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 12:01 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • I am a preschool special educator with 20 years experience. I have also worked with children Birth to 3. I currently work with children aged 3-5 in public, private and faith-based programs as an Itinerant special education teacher. The classrooms are integrated with children who are typically developing and children with various disibilities. Some are on the spectrum of Autism, downs syndrome, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, etc. They attend school for 3.5 hours at least 4 days a week. We use the Creative Curriculum to teach all children in a developmentally appropriate setting. They receive related services for OT, PT, speech or visual, hearing impaired services at school. Depending on what information you need, just let me know. I would be happy to help out! You can send me a personal message
    LovetoTeach247

    Answer by LovetoTeach247 at 2:09 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • i have a 4 year old with ADHD, Asperger's, Sensory integration issues and a CHD.
    jcsmummy

    Answer by jcsmummy at 7:20 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • My middle child Olivia who is 4 has pku. She is devopmently behind, She can't speak but is starting to come around more. She is also on a very strict diet and will be for the rest of her life.
    Carmie0721

    Answer by Carmie0721 at 12:58 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

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