Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline The Special Needs Children site offers information, resources and support for families raising children with disabilities, chronic health conditions, developmental delays or other challenges, and can be found in the Family section of en-us Copyright 2019 All Rights Reserved. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 20:33:27 EST 240 Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline Perils of Segregated Special Education Schools Segregated special education school buildings are sometimes incorrectly described as safe or useful places for students with developmental disabilities that benefit families and communities, when in fact they were places of limited opportunity, prejudice, and danger. Wed, 30 Jan 2019 03:24:26 EST Loneliness and Friendship in High School Students with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities may experience less loneliness and more friendships in high school than their mainstream peers, unless a club like Circle of Friends offers all students the support and encouragement found in inclusive extracurricular activities. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:13:40 EST Mainstream Classes and Loneliness Advocates for inclusive education, mainstream academic opportunities and support in regular classrooms find that socialization and lifelong friendships are wonderful side benefits to inclusion for students with developmental disabilities. Special education classrooms are not the cure for loneliness. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:02:32 EST