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Boy Scout Troop 123 was formed 40 years ago for scouts with developmental disabilities by Bob Sliney who has been the one and only Scoutmaster. Mr. Sliney retired as a special education teacher in 2015 after 30 years. https://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/19/bob-sliney-marks-40-years-leading-special-needs-troop/8625846002/ Scout Salute,
Fred Hendershot (72) and Dan Swezey are Delaware's newest Eagle Scouts. Both men have been Boy Scouts their entire lives. They live at the Mary Campbell Center in Wilmington, where they completed their Eagle Scout projects. "My eagle project was a donation drive for Forgotten Cats. Their mission is to humanely reduce the homeless and unwanted cat population. The drive collected 410 cans of wet cat food, 335 pounds of dry food, 169 pounds of kitty litter and many more supplies," Fred says.Dan led a project to create science kits and a research book of experiments for the M
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/