Friday, February 5, 2016

Kids Get 'Ability Awareness' Training

Through a series of exercises, typically-developing children are getting a glimpse of what it's like to live with a wide array of disabilities.   https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/01/26/kids-ability-awareness-training/21828/

Children's Books Honored For Portraying Disability Experience

Four new books for kids and teens are being lauded for focusing on disabilities with a set of awards handed out alongside the famed Caldecott and Newbery Medals.  https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/01/25/childrens-books-disability/21819/

In Bid To Understand Autism, Scientists Turn To Monkeys

Researchers say they've genetically engineered monkeys to display autism-like behaviors in a development that could advance what's known about the developmental disorder and how to treat it. https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/01/26/in-bid-autism-turn-monkeys/21831/