4-H and Special Needs Youth

Asked September 19, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT

I am looking for resources to work with special needs youth in the 4-H program. Do your states have these types of resources and what types of training have you received that has been beneficial?

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1 Response

Hello and thanks for your question! I am a 4-H Agent in New Hanover County, North Carolina and have received training from our state 4-H staff on working with youth with special needs and have found the training to be beneficial when planning programs in the county.

A couple of resources I would recommend to you are the special needs section of the Ohio 4-H Clubs Advisors Handbook: http://advisorshandbook.ohio4h.org/clubmembers/specialneeds.html
and using the searchable resource database at http://www.4-h.org/my4h/home.aspx to locate additional information.