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special needSocial medicine A condition or characteristic that makes a child difficult to place by adoption services; SNs may be unrelated to the health or temperament of the child
Any disability or functional limitation, e.g., attention deficit disorder, autism, blindness, deafness, emotional or psychological disorder, or impaired mobility requiring special assistance.
Patient discussion about special need
Q. Where would i find a " special need " school which will meet my son's limitations? is there like a list of places like that that will fit what i am looking for ? someone knows about a web site or something ?
A. i suggest you look up in the Camphill foundation site. it's a "worldwide movement dedicated to community living that supports and values the contributions of all community participants without regard to their financial assets, or their intellectual or physical capabilities."-More discussions about special need