Day: February 5, 2018

Ntd.tv: Girl With Autism Plays in First Ever High School Basketball Game, Lands Opening Score

Ntd.tv: Girl With Autism Plays in First Ever High School Basketball Game, Lands Opening Score

A high school student with autism dazzled spectators at a local basketball game after she nailed her first-ever shot attempt in her debut appearance — only seconds after the opening buzzer.

Kentucky teen, Kristian Shouse, a student at Christian County High School’s Function Mental Disability unit, was invited to play

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Hometownsource.com: Library Column: Picture books to expand your child's world

Hometownsource.com: Library Column: Picture books to expand your child's world

By Krista Stankey

Columnist

Picture books are a critical part of the early literacy experiences of young children.

When a parent and child read together, amazing things happen: a family bond is being built, vocabulary is expanding and narrative skills are developing.

Picture books can also be something more for

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Plymouthherald.co.uk: How football for people with disabilities in Plymouth is really taking off

Plymouthherald.co.uk: How football for people with disabilities in Plymouth is really taking off

Dominic is standing pitch side, watching as his son proves that being disabled doesn’t mean you can’t play football.

Finn, busy chasing a ball around the floodlit astroturf on this freezing Wednesday evening in Plymouth, has autism. Dominic’s daughter Niamh doesn’t have a disability herself, but she’s out on the

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