Child ‘Humiliated’ by United Airlines
Jan01

Child ‘Humiliated’ by United Airlines

A mother on a mission to draw attention to the “humiliating” way she says a United Airlinesflight attendant treated her daughter with special needs is catching fire on social media, with users calling out the airline on Twitter. #UnitedWithIvy is the hashtag Elit Kirschenbaum, a Short Hills, New Jersey, mom of four, including 3-year-old stroke survivor Ivy, wants the public to use to get an apology for her family from the...

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NJ Library Holds Story Time for Kids with Special Needs
Dec29

NJ Library Holds Story Time for Kids with Special Needs

The Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Ave., will hold an inclusive story time for children with disabilities.

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N.J. Prods Towns to Spend Money on Special Needs Housing
Dec28

N.J. Prods Towns to Spend Money on Special Needs Housing

New Jersey municipalities are sitting on a pile of cash — more than a quarter-billion dollars — and the state would like to help them spend it while addressing a critical housing shortage for some of its neediest residents.

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Local Inventor Teaches Robotics to Special Needs Students
Jun21

Local Inventor Teaches Robotics to Special Needs Students

Paramus resident Steven Paley has been donating his time to teach a robotics class for developmentally disabled students at the Sinai School in Teaneck.

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Student Teachers go to Spain to Simulate What it’s Like Having a Learning Disability
Jun13

Student Teachers go to Spain to Simulate What it’s Like Having a Learning Disability

Diane Casale-Giannola, associate professor of education, is making an unusual effort to place her students, who are studying special education, in locations that are foreign to them in more ways than one.

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