Pinterest: 15 Special Needs Organizations & Bloggers To Follow
So… Are you on Pinterest yet?
If you haven’t heard the buzz yet Pinterest is a pinboard-styled social photo sharing website. The service allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections. The site’s mission statement is to “connect everyone in the world through the ‘things’ they find interesting.”
The Growth of Pinterest has been amazing. Pinterest was started just over two years ago and currently has over 11 million visits a week!
While mainly known as a visual hot spot for design, home decor, fashion and recipes, Pinterest has a number of “pinners” that pin special needs related items and activities.
Today we bring you 15 great special needs non-profits, bloggers, and therapists active on Pinterest. Do you have more to share? Tell us in the comments. Happy Pinning!
Non Profit Organizations on Pinterest
Friendship Circle provides support, friendship and programming to 300 families and 2500 students with special needs.
Boards: Special Needs Resources, Books: Explaining Special Needs, Special Needs Documentaries and five more boards.
Nonprofit parent support organization sharing peer support and resource navigation assistance to families who have a preemie, child with special needs or loss at anytime during your journey.
Boards: Preemie Products, help resources, books and 10 more boards.
A National nonprofit for children with apraxia of speech and their families. Dedicated to up-to-date, reliable information for parents & professionals.
Boards: communication apps, apraxia blogs, speech therapy products, five more boards.
Based in Donegal, Ireland, Little Angels Special School is a multi-denominational school which caters for students with moderate, severe and profound learning disabilities and students with Autism. Pupils range in age from 4-18 years.
Boards: Sensory, Autism, Outdoor Play and29 more boards.
Special Needs Bloggers on Pinterest
SPDBN (Sensory Processing Disorder Bloggers Network) is a group blog dedicated to families raising children with sensory issues.
Boards: Vestibular & Proprioception, Sensory Solutions, Fine Motor and14 other boards.
Author of the blog NoahsDad.com, Rick shares a daily one minute video about his son with Down Syndrome, as well as great down syndrome resources.
Boards: Down Syndrome Information, Down Syndrome Blogs, Down Syndrome Stories and five more boards.
Author of Special Needs Resource Magazine, Cindy Golden is a special educator with almost 30 years of experience.
Boards: Special Educators Toolkit, Sensory Ideas, Classroom Behavior and 25 more boards.
Ellen Seidman writes Love That Max, an inspirational, informational, occasionally irreverent blog about kids with special needs who kick butt.
Board: Great Ideas For Kids With Special Needs Community Board
The inclusive Class is a blog by Nicole Eredics a special education teacher in British Columbia. Her blog is dedicated to providing ideas & solutions for the inclusive classroom.
Board: The Inclusive Class
Therapists on Pinterest
PediaStaff is a nationwide, niche-oriented staffing company focusing on the placement and staffing of pediatric therapists.
Boards: Storytelling & Conversations,Idioms & Figurative Language, Fine Motor Activities and 121 more boards.
Your Therapy Source, Inc. is a team of professionals with years of experience in pediatric therapy and special education.
Boards: Handwriting, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Assistive Tech and 18 more boards.