Event allows students to learn about disabilities

04/7/2010 | South Bend Tribune (Ind.)

About 300 fifth-graders attended a recent event designed to teach them about disabilities and assistive technology. Students rotated through 11 learning stations, where they participated in activities and listened to presentations on Down syndrome, autism, visual impairments, computer technology and prosthetic devices. "They do such a good job of giving kids knowledge of a variety of disabilities, and the more you understand, the more tolerant you are," one teacher said of the event organizers.

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