Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A Touch of Understanding: Nonprofit has Taught Disability Awareness to 50,000 Students

A student works at an an
"invisible disability station"
“Respect means treating people the way you want to be treated. Everyone should be treated with respect.”
That was the message on the whiteboard in the Dry Creek School classroom where around 35 fifth-graders gathered for a disability awareness program on a recent Thursday.
They sat on the floor, listening and interacting with Leslie DeDora as she talked about understanding and accepting people who walk, talk or act differently than they do.

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