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GASP!!! Special Ed!

Some fantastic points made about teaching children with disabilities in this post.

Voices of Sensory Processing Disorder

When your child is born, MOST people don’t expect any serious complications or any disabilities. I say most because some people get testing done while they are pregnant that tells them their child will be born with a disability and are able to prepare for their child’s arrival. Which I think is awesome. But MOST of us expect a happy, healthy baby with 10 fingers and 10 toes.

According to the March of Dimes about 8 million children are born each year in the world with “birth defects.” These are the more severe disabilities that are sometimes genetic, sometimes because of prematurity or poor diet and sometimes just happen. These are the ones you can see right away.

Then there are people who have a happy healthy child. Who see small differences in them, but the children make all the “milestones” – sometimes even early. Whose child is smart and funny and…

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10 Albert Einstein quotes

I know it’s hard to select just 10 quotes from the genius Albert Einstein, but life is about decisions and choices, so I put together this list of his best educational quotes:

  1. “The only source of knowledge is experience”
  2. “Imagination is more important than knowledge”
  3. “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former”
  4. “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle”
  5. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen”
  6. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new”
  7. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow”
  8. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious”
  9. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough”
  10. “Not everything that can be counted, counts; not everything that counts can be counted”