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...Adrian’s kits are full of materials that are described as anxiety and autism comfort items, and as a part of his eagle badge requirements, Adrian supplied the kit to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department to use as a tool when they are responding to calls that involve autistic people or people in extreme anxiety. The kit contains headphones, sensory balls, fidget spinners, pipe cleaners, stretchy men and flavored tongue depressors, which are Adrian’s favorite. These kits are now carried by 42 medic units in Fairfax County, and when they are working with an individual with autism
So I recorded an episode of my podcast with Scouting with Special Needs expert Sandy Payne, and I thought you might like to hear it. She's pretty great and gives an overview of a number of different disabilities. She also goes over advancements, and "coding", and quite a bit more. https://mikecooney.net/podcast/ep-1-scouting-special-needs/
Good morning everyone. If you have been following my past two threads (linked below for your convenience), you know that my wife and I were headed to the Troop Committee last night. We had decided that we were going to withdraw our son from the troop but we still felt it important that we understand why our experience had gone sour. In addition, we wanted to address the husband and wife ASMs regarding their personal actions. Present were our District Executive, the Committee Chair, the Scoutmaster, the husband and wife ASMs, three additional ASMs, and a few others. The only thing that I do
From a good friend, a retired SE, who has a son with significant physical disability http://files.ctctcdn.com/137c2ed6201/817b1d14-318b-4316-80b5-bfdb3f8cfade.pdf?utm_source=Copy+of+2015+Abilites+Digest+Spring+Issue&utm_campaign=2015+Spring+Abilities+Digest&utm_medium=email