DB 5

This week, you will discuss topics raised in the Web Resource article “ABCs of Raising Kids: Steps to Staying Safe and Healthy.”

 

Choose three (3) topics that you think might apply to children with special needs and share them with your classmates. Explain how the tips included on the site might benefit families and children with special needs.

 

There are four web resources for this unit. Please make sure to view each one.

1.          Read the document “Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Programs”, at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website (pay special attention to sections I, II and III): http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Guidance/special_dietary_needs.pdf

2.          Read the article “Helping Children Learn Good Feeding Skills,” at http://test.portalqual.dhw.idaho.gov/Children/EarlyChildhoodInfo/NutritionBreastfeeding/tabid/170/ctl/ArticleView/mid/1416/articleId/786/Helping-Children-Learn-Good-Feeding-Skills.aspx

3.          Visit the site for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (CDC) and read “The ABCs of Raising Kids: Steps to Staying Safe and Healthy”, at http://www.cdc.gov/family/parentabc/index.htm

4.          See the document “Families with Special Needs: Caregiving Tips”, at http://www.cdc.gov/family/specialneeds/