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Inclusive Education Project Podcast

Feb 27, 2018

Although schools have made much progress with regards to understanding and accommodating children with special needs, what happens when that child wants to participate in activities outside of school? In this episode, we discuss resources, programs, and activities that exist outside of school that can help.

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Things You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • How do we build an inclusive society for kids living with disabilities outside of school as well?
  • How can you find the right non-profit organization or resources that are right for your child?
  • What educational resources are available to help members of society increase their tolerance and understanding of children living with special needs?
  • What can you do as a parent to teach your child to be more tolerant towards other students? 
  • How are these programs able to carry children into adulthood?
  • Which companies help adults with special needs prepare for the workforce or help them find jobs?
  • Aside from sports, where can you take your child if they are interested in the arts, music, or technology?
  • How can therapy dogs help special needs kids and what type of training is available for parents regarding dog assistance?
  • What are the various circumstances special needs children experience on a daily basis and how can society help them?

Resources Mentioned:

AYSO VIP Program

“Autism Speaks” commercial

Best Day Foundation

Adaptive Sailing

The Department of Rehabilitation


The Fair Labor Standards Act Section 14(c)

The Miracle Project

The National Arts and Disability Center at UCLA.

Google Impact Challenge

Staples Center sensory kits

Flight simulation 

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