Sharing Resources for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Resource eBlastJuly 2020
for families of children and youth with special health care needs
Connecting with your Child with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities about
Racism, Police Brutality, and Protests
Many families are searching for resources to talk with their children of all ages about racism. See the last eBlast about talking with young children on this topic, and look for next week's edition about talking with teens on this topic. What about talking about racism, police brutality and protests with children of all abilities? This eBlast shares a few resources specifically created for all abilities and others offering ideas by age and stage that can be used and/or adapted to meet your child’s unique needs and abilities.
If your child has seen images of the death of George Floyd or other police brutality recently, you may be searching for ways to help discussions. Consider this social story.
These social stories were created by Joy F. Johnson, M.ED, M.S., a teacher from Baltimore, MD who is also diagnosed with Autism, to help explain racism, protests, and racial violence. Note: To access these social stories, you must complete a free registration. Check out: