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Parents of students with special needs worried about cuts to teaching aids

Breadcrumb Links Local News Author of the article: Eva ferguson Jenn Thompson fears the impact the impending Calgary school cuts will have on her son Hunter. Photo by Azin Ghaffari / Postmedia Content of the article After meeting with public school officials months before her son’s first day of kindergarten, Jenn Thompson was promised that […]

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Recycling of material into educational materials for anganwadis

Color sorting, counting, texturing, and many other learning and play materials were made from reusable materials in around 80 anganwadis. As part of an initiative to instill a sense of responsibility in children to a greener earth, the campaign – Mothering Dreams – saw around 1,200 mothers come together to create educational materials among the […]

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Oakmont volunteers make teaching aids for the visually impaired Oakmont volunteers make teaching aids for the visually impaired

Ceil Fenwick, 80, admits it is not very early in the morning, but once a week the great-grandmother starts her day early so children around the world can benefit from her volunteer efforts with the ‘Oakmont Visual Aids Workshop. She is part of a charitable group that has produced over 100,000 handcrafted educational books and […]

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Guyanese based overseas donate teaching aids and playground equipment to NA’s school for special needs children

About 50 Guyanese based abroad on Tuesday donated more than $ 1.5 million in teaching aids and play equipment to help disabled students at New Amsterdam Special Needs School. A total of $ 1,520,000 (US $ 7,600) was donated to the “Give the children of New Amsterdam Special Needs School a place to laugh, smile […]