by Renee Laporte | Beyond The Crayon Hands down the greatest thing to come out of Nathan’s journey through school is the relationships he has with his friends. Initiating, fostering and maintaining authentic friendships can be one of the most important yet most challenging aspects of inclusive education. So what did it take? An educational…Details
SUNDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2012 by Caroline Zentner Lethbridge herald Inclusive education was a reality for Edmonton’s Nathan Devlin throughout his education and for the past four years he’s been inspiring others with his story. Renee Laporte, inclusion facilitator with INspired Youth Inclusion Initiative, is Nathan’s assistant and she’s been with him since kindergarten. She continues…Details
I have to admit, I have been giddy ever since I began researching college opportunities for children with special needs. How exciting! We have always told our 13-yr old daughter with Down syndrome she would be going to college some day, but it was one of those hopeful comments where I wasn’t really sure it would…Details
John speaks about his son, Sean, and his progression with cerebral palsy while at Health in Motion Rehabilitation.
Bed-wetting is a frustrating, yet extremely common problem amongst children with special needs. For many, the issue continues into adulthood, making life very stressful for parents and carers. While some children do grow out of bedwetting, it can take time and there may be relapses. Illness, changes in routine, sensory issues, house or school moves –…Details