K-12: #Students with #disabilities find school spirit, new opportunities through #cheerleading team. (The Dallas Morning News, 4/9/15) #Disability #Education #DisabledTeens #CheerleadingSquad #Inclusion
Special needs students included in cheer program -At a time when bullying among teenagers is a constant in the news, there is a story of acceptance and inclusion Friday night. At North Penn High School in Lansdale, students have embraced a group of "special" members of the cheerleading squad. It is all part of the school's "Dream-Catchers" program.
My Pal Victor by: Diane Gonzales Berlrand This is a bilingual book which is written in both Spanish and English. The book is about two boys, Victor and Dominic, who enjoy typical activities together. They adventure, cheer each other on, and tell stories. We learn that Victor is in a wheelchair but we have seen that being in his wheelchair has not stopped him from adventuring with Dominic.