Region 8 ESC PPCD Newsletter

March/ April 2013

New Design for a New Year....

We are trying a new design for our newsletters. Your feedback is needed! Please let me know what you think. In this issue you will find lots of helpful links & ideas including ones for Spring Break, Easter & Earth Day......Enjoy!


Angela

Seasonal Activities

Learning about butterflies for Spring? Here is a fun little craft your kids will love.

http://mylittleyellowroom.blogspot.com/2012/04/edible-butterfly-life-cycle.html



Check out this cool ~ i see~quence Easter app for social stories!!

Earth Day is coming up too....

Book Knook ~ Spring, Easter & Earth Day Book List

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Cronin, Doreen. Diary of a worm

O’Connor, Jane. Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire

Parent Corner

Many parents are traveling over Spring Break. Here are some traveling tips & resources for children with special needs. #1 tip....USE SOCIAL STORIES AHEAD OF TIME!


http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-parenting/post/traveling-with-a-special-needs-child/2011/07/04/gIQAgbLUEI_blog.html


http://www.abilitypath.org/health-daily-care/daily-care/playing/articles/travel-guide-disney-special-needs-disability.html


Don't forget Morgan's Wonderland in San Antonio, TX ~


http://www.morganswonderland.com/about-us/morgan-s-inspiration


Academic Corner

We love foldables....Parts of a plant

I love Writer's Workshop/ Lucy Calkins

Don't Forget Behavior

Disability News

Region 8 ESC

Angela Reed

PPCD Educational Consultant

Region 8 Education Service Center