Tag: disability

  • Living with Every Child’s Uniqueness  個性豊かな子どもたちとの共生を願って
    Living with Every Child’s Uniqueness 個性豊かな子どもたちとの共生を願って
    What can we do to accept our children’s unique characteristics and communicate with them effectively? Here’s an interview with “Oz-no-Kai,” a support group for Japanese families who have children with special needs. By Oz-no-Kai / Interviewed and translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]  What is “Oz-no-Kai”? What activities do you do?“Oz-no-Kai” is a community of families […]
  • Communicating through Key Word Sign (KWS)
    Communicating through Key Word Sign (KWS)
    For adults and especially children who find it difficult or are reluctant to freely communicate in gatherings and generally, Key Word Sign (KWS) provides an effective way of expressing oneself while taking the pressure off from actually having to ‘talk’. By Hayley Thomas Everyday tasks such as asking questions, expressing our needs, and learning at […]