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Respecting Differences: Talking with Your Child about Disabilities

Talking to kids about disabilitiesChildren are naturally curious about others. When your child notices or asks questions about a person who has a disability or visible illness, it is an opportunity for you to talk about individual differences and respect. Your response will shape your child’s future attitudes and actions toward people who live with ongoing health conditions or disabilities.

Read on for tips on how to talk with your child about respecting differences.

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