52 Essential Inclusion Skills

Anita Williams, 53, Multiple Sclerosis  How would you explain Multiple Sclerosis to a child? This chronic disorder of the central nervous system leads to damage in the brain and spinal cord. Multiple sclerosis is generally regarded as an autoimmune disorder...
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Keren Rak-Mehler, 15, nonverbal quadriplegic cerebral palsy How would you explain nonverbal quadriplegic cerebral palsy to a Child? Cerebral palsy affects people's bodies in various ways.  It is caused by some kind of brain injury, which then causes them to have difficulty in controlling their...
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Khloe Woo, 10, Premature Birth, Cast How would you explain premature birth and cast to a Child? Premature birth means that a baby is born before they are fully developed and ready to come out of their mommy's tummy. Sometimes,...
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Aashni Puvvada, 9, Alopecia and Allergies How would you explain Alopecia and Allergies to a child? Alopecia is when your hair falls out. Allergies are when your body has some problems with certain types of foods that it can't digest...
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Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt, Forever 15 (12/20/02-6/15/18), Metastatic Osteosarcoma How would you explain Osteosarcoma to a child? Osteosarcoma (also called osteogenic sarcoma) is the most common type of cancer that starts in the bones. The cancer cells in these tumors look...
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