WNY children’s book author with down syndrome committed to ending bullying

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — “Bullying is a serious topic that needs to be heard and it’s been going around in schools and I thought it’d be pretty neat to write a children’s book,” said Engelic Everett, Children’s book Author. Writing a book is something Engelic Everett has always wanted to do. “I’m always about being

How Parents Can Make Inclusive Education Better for Children With Disabilities

I’m a 28-year-old who has cerebral palsy. I work part time, drive a car, and lead a happy and fulfilling life. I had a mainstream/inclusive education and to look at my grades you would think my school life had been a dream. However, there are things that could have made my school life so much

Karate Classes at We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

Dillon Pinkham is a black belt and specializes in working with kids and adults of all abilities.  The event is a martial arts based class where on the spectrum will have the opportunity to learn anti – bullying tactics and conflict resolution. In addition the instructor will focus on developing self control, focus and physical fitness

Bullying Often Triggers Fight Response In Kids With Disabilities

Bullying Often Triggers Fight Response In Kids With Disabilities www.disabilityscoop.com by Michelle Diament | October 11, 2016 Children with disabilities are more likely than other kids to respond aggressively to bullying, researchers say, and they often attack not only those picking on them, but others as well. In a study looking at survey responses from