Specific Disabilities

En español | In Spanish NICHCY offers brief, but detailed fact sheets on specific disabilities. Each fact sheet defines the disability, describes its characteristics, offers tips for parents and teachers, and connects you with related information and organizations with special expertise in that disability. Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new … [Read more...]

Spina Bifida

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of the Spina Bifida fact sheet at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/spinabifida/_________________________________NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet 12 … [Read more...]

Spina bifida | Physical activity guidelines

These guidelines for exercise and physical activity take into consideration the physical nature of spina bifida, offer safety considerations, and include guides for cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training. From the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD). (posted March 1, 2013)http://www.ncpad.org/222/1443/Spina~Bifida~-~Physical~Activity~Guidelines  … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.