Child Is Unique And Wonderful

1935 WordsDec 12, 20168 Pages
“Each child is unique and wonderful. And some children have differences we call special needs. Special needs can mean many things. Sometimes children will learn differently, or hear with an aid, or read with Braille. A Young person may have a hard time communicating or paying attention. A child can be born with a special need, or acquire it by an accident or through a health condition. Sometimes a child will be developing in a typical manner and then become delayed in that development. “Therefore, if a child is born with physical, emotion, learning, and behavior problems, we must remember that they are a human being with feeling and special needs first. Close your eyes and try to do something you do every day, like putting toothpaste on a toothbrush. You will soon realize how difficult it is to do things if you cannot see what you are doing. People who cannot see face such difficulties every day. They depend on their other senses (touch, smell, sound and taste) to learn about the world around them. And, with practice, they learn to use these senses better than people with sight. One of the things the blind cannot do is read ordinary books. So, they learn to read books printed in Braille. Braille is a system of representing characters by raised dots. Combinations of raised dots in a six-dot ‘cell’ make up different characters. The characters are read by touching them with fingers. This system was invented by Louis Braille, who lost his sight as a child. Nowadays,
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