Monthly Archives : December 2015

Developing Cognitive and Creative Skills through Art

Handicapped children’s potential to represent thoughts and feelings through visual forms is often overlooked. Intended for educators, therapists, psychologists, and physicians, Developing Cognitive and Creative Skills through Art: Programs for Children with Communication Disorders or Learning Disabilities focuses on art procedures found useful in developing concepts of space, of sequential order, and of class or group of objects. It also provides art techniques for evaluating cognitive and creative skills of children and adults who cannot communicate well verbally. The text is divided into two parts.

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Social-Emotional Apps for Special Ed

By Jayne Clare (

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the cornerstone of emotional intelligence, as these abilities do not come naturally for some special education students. Children in special ed settings need to have their confidence, courage, and emotional awareness nurtured in order to successfully play, work, cooperate, and be productive in their studies.

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Your Child’s Career in Music and Entertainment

If you are looking to take your talented child to stardom, don’t go it alone, according to top entertainment lawyer, Disneymania producer, former artist manager and author, Steven C. Beer, who has guided the careers of Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears, among his superstar clientele — including newest 20 million viral sensation, Merideth Grace

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Irish and Kenyan children launch song and video for the Thorn Tree Project

An across-the-oceans holiday collaboration by schoolchildren in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland and schoolchildren of the nomadic Samburu tribe of Northern Kenya has launched with an up-tempo song and video called ‘Butterfly Child,’ available to buy on iTunes. Funds raised from sales of the single will drive much-needed expansion of the Thorn Tree Project’s work providing education for children of the Samburu tribe from kindergarten to college.

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