Food For Thought
As a teacher, parent, and lover of all children – I think that this is the most brilliant Love Ninja strategy I have ever encountered. It’s like taking an X-ray of a classroom to see beneath the surface of things and into the hearts of students. It is like mining for gold – the gold being those little ones who need a little help – who need adults to step in and TEACH them how to make friends, how to ask others to play, how to join a group, or how to share their gifts with others.
From early on, we’ve educated Ellie’s brothers about Down syndrome and what that means for her — “Ellie can do everything you can do; it just may take her longer or require extra help, but she’ll get there eventually.” Her older brother, then 3, retorted, “Can she go to the moon?” “Yes,” we responded. “Maybe someday she can go to the moon.”
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