Indian River School District celebrated Special Education Week with different activities in each building.
“Historically it was always a hush-hush thing,” said Kayla Bollinger, a special education coordinator. “Now I think it’s important to recognize the differences, just to build that awareness with kids, starting at a young age. Even my 4-year-old questions when we’re out. I explain” why people seem different. All week, Lord Baltimore Elementary School invited kids to share what makes them unique.
By Laura Walter
Coastal Point photos • Laura Walter
Clockwise, from top left: F Each elementary school received a copy of “My Brother Charlie” by Holly Robinson Peete. I