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Out of My Mind

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iridescent
changing color when moved or turned.
example: soap bubbles are iridescent because they they keep changing colors.
profound
having or showing great knowledge or understanding
pomegranate
a round, red fruit that has a thick skin and many large seeds
insensitive
showing or feeling no concern for others' feelings
photographic memory
able to retain facts, appearances, etc. in exact detail, often after only a very short view of or exposure to them
Down Syndrome
a common birth defect that is usually due to an extra chromosome 21
telethon
a lengthy television program to raise funds for a charity
documentary
a film or television program that is educational and tells a true story
Cerebral Palsy
paralysis caused by damage to the brain either before or during birth
mobility
the quality of moving freely
Velcro
a special cloth material having two rough surfaces that stick together when pressed, used for fastening clothing and other objects
evasive
someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
An example of evasive is a cat that hides under a bed just out of reach.
inclusion
the state of being included or being made a part of something
indignation
anger at something that is unfair or unjust
subatomic
relating to particles that are smaller than an atom
convulsion
a violent, uncontrolled body shake
mainstreaming
a type of education where students with a learning disability are mixed into classes with students without learning disability to help them learn better and be comfortable with the "mainstream" of student life
plaintively
something done in a sad or mournful way
autobiography
someone's life story written by that person
defiance
the act of standing up to an opponent or authority

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