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BSA Resource Links:

◦ National BSA Resource Page:  http://www.scouting.org/disabilitiesawarenessExternal Link

◦ Information Sheet: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/SpecialNeedsInformationSheet.pdf

Guide to Working with Scouts with Special Needs and Disabilities, No. 510071:

 ◦ Scouting for Youth with Disabilities Manual, No. 34059:

Guide to Advancement 2015 No. 33088 (See Section 10.0.0.0):

 Facility checklist for Units. http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/mpinsp.pdf

Abilities Digest. Archived Newsletters regarding with Scouts With DisAbilities. Full of Resources, tips, tricks and new information. Excellent ongoing resource. http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/TheBuildingBlocksofScouting/Abilities_Digest_Archives.aspxExternal Link

 

Other Council Disability Awareness Resource page links

BSA COUNCIL DISABILITY RESOURCE Websites:

wwswd.orgExternal Link

 

Three Fires Council 

www.threefirescouncil.orgExternal Link (under Programs ->Special Needs Scouting)

 

Aloha Council 

alohacouncilbsa.org/resourcenews/disabilities-arareness-resources/59277External Link  

 

Patriot's Path Council

www.ppbsa.orgExternal Link (search for "Advancement", then scroll down for "Members with Special Needs and disAbilities")

 

Redwood Empire Council 

redwoodbsa.org/disabilitiesawarenessExternal Link Also visible from RedwoodBSA.orgExternal Link about 1/2 way done the left hand column "DisAbilities Awareness".

 

Sam Houston Area Council 

samhoustonbsa.orgExternal Link (link added soon to access disability awareness resources)

 

Greater St. Louis Area Council 

stlbsa.orgExternal Link (under Programs ->Special Needs Scouts)

 

National Capital Area Council 

ncacbsa.orgExternal Link (Menu -> Program -> Advancement -> Special Needs Scouting)

 

Erie Shores Council 

https://www.erieshorescouncil.org/dACExternal Link

 

Baltimore Area Council

http://www.baltimorebsa.org/specialneedsExternal Link

 

http://scout.org/en/information_events/library/diversity/guidelines_on_scouting_for_people_with_disabilitiesExternal Link (WOSM Guidelines on Scouting for People with Disabilities)

 

Other Resources:

American Camp Association - check "Disabilities" for good camping resources.  acacamps.org External Link

Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules. This site offers online free training on selected Scientifically Studied Interventions, or Evidence-Based-Practices (EBPs) to assist learners with Autism. Interventions work for many struggling youth, in addition to those with Autism. Highly recommended site for learning to work with youth with Autism. http://afirm.fpg.unc.eduExternal Link

Autism and Boy Scouts https://sites.google.com/site/autismandboyscouts/External Link

Department of Natural Resources (each state also has it's own - ask for accessible trails in state)

http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/External Link

 

Short Disability Related Videos (< 5 minutes)

The Present, by Jacob Frey https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkQ05wfDAZa3jeKhkFAvywAExternal Link

Celebrities with Disabilities https://youtu.be/t6EEy-sAfeMExternal Link

 Just Ask is an inspirational short video about communication with people with sensory challenged. https://youtu.be/LU0dQXJ-YQM?t=174External Link 

Disability Sensitivity training: https://youtu.be/Gv1aDEFlXq8?list=PLQC76MtPRajBX29uEkqVi4gyftTPhcuep&t=213External Link 

Differently Abled: https://youtu.be/rmnB6Ln6KQs?t=52External Link

 

 

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