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She can hide with another child, I think it's sweet they wanted to include her. Maybe you were being a little uptight and should have thought of how she could play instead of why she couldn't.

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She can hide with another child, I think it's sweet they wanted to include her. Maybe you were being a little uptight and should have thought of how she could play instead of why she couldn't.

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THIS. YES. ALWAYS INCLUDE. LOOK FOR WAYS THEY CAN PARTICIPATE. DONT LET THEIR DISABILITY DISABLE THEIR CHILDHOOD.

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My friends and I used to play this game called 'clap hide and seek' where the seeker closes their eyes and you say their name such as "Hank clap" and they'll clap three times in a row. You only get to ask each person to clap three times and you use your hands and ears to guide you around and it's actually quite fun. It works better playing on a playground where you can use things to guide you around.

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I don't think op was being "uptight" per say. I think she was trying to explain the situation to the kids. There's no reason why they can't come up with a different version of the game or have her play with someone as a guide, but it's still good to let them know that she may not necessarily be able to play the way they would normally play. It's good to educate kids about certain disabilities and how there may be things they can't do or don't feel comfortable doing, and teach them how

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Exactly #1, OP should be happy they were nice and were including her and trying to make her be a normal kid instead of saying she can't play...

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Hi #56, There was another post the other day about the"take a stand against bullying" posters in the specialized school for children in wheelchairs. I think here the teacher should not have reacted in the way she did. She discourages the other children from interacting in a normal way with the girl as one of their peers. Now she practically forces them to just see her as a disabled person. Rather than that she could have joined the play and steered it into the direction where the girl

I like that they're including her but op said they are also young so it's understandable that they might not know what it meant

Kids are kids regardless if more thought was emphasized the blind child would be smiling instead of frowning ,...maybe next time eh ?

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