By Meena Tadimeti, @meenatadimeti A Statewide Task Force on Special Education (in 2013) was asked to review “why students with disabilities were realizing poor school and postsecondary outcomes, identify the barriers to better performance, and make recommendations for how to change the state’s system of schooling so it would better serve all students.” In essence, the group was calling for an unified education system in which all children, including students with disabilities, are considered general education students first and foremost. (source: San Mateo County Office of Education) One of the beliefs of the Task Force was that improving part of how.
#7 Answering Parents’ Concerns About Use of Leg Braces for Children with Special Needs: Interview with Orthopedic Surgeon Jon Davids of Shriners Hospitals
By Meena Tadimeti, @meenatadimeti If you’re a parent to a child with cerebral palsy and contemplating the use of leg braces for your child, or your child is already wearing them, then you want to listen to this one-on-one interview with Dr. Jon Davids with Shriners Hospitals for Children- Northern California. Dr Davids, once again has generously donated his time to educate special parents about leg braces and answer parents’ concerns and questions regarding the need for and use of leg braces for their children with special needs, particularly children with cerebral palsy. Dr. Jon Davids, an internationally recognized pediatric orthopedic surgeon is noted for.
This weekend (Nov. 18th-20th), Abilities Expo once again will have its annual exhibition at San Jose McEnery Convention Center. This event will showcase a breadth of products and services that families, with individuals with disabilities will find helpful and interesting. Admission to Abilities Expo is free, and show hours are Friday 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. Parking is $3. Complimentary loaner scooters and wheelchair repair are also available during show hours. We, here at specialneedsinmycity, have attended this event numerous times and found it valuable and comprehensive. You.