disabilities

  1. Mom & Dad

    When your child points at someone "different"

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    Kids say the darndest things at the worst moments, often to the embarrassment of their parents. So it comes as no shock when a child...
  2. Books

    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

    One of the hottest novels of last year, Jojo Moyes' New York Times best-seller, Me Before You , is now available in paperback.
  3. Special Needs

    Please invite my child with disabilities to your child’s party

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    Merriam-Webster says inclusion is the act or practice of including students with disabilities in regular school classes. In fact, we...
  4. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Moms react to alleged abuse of disability access at Disney World

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    Find out how moms reacted to the story of parents allegedly hiring disabled guides to skip to the front of the lines at the often...
  5. Special Needs

    Operation House Call teaches compassion for special needs

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    The Arc of Massachusetts began a program to teach medical students about intellectual and developmental disabilities more than 20...
  6. New Moms

    The Little Couple 's Dr. Jennifer Arnold becomes mom

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    Being on television has been an opportunity for new mom Dr. Jennifer Arnold to spread awareness about life with disabilities. She...
  7. Special Needs

    People with disabilities encourage "people-first language"

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    Has political correctness run amok, or should we change the way we talk to better reflect respect for people with disabilities?
  8. Mom & Dad

    Parents with disabilities: In danger of losing their kids

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    Parents with disabilities often face challenges that other parents don’t have to contend with, but having their kids taken away...
  9. Special Needs

    Dolls with Down syndrome characteristics spur questions

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    For centuries, children have played with dolls that continue to take on more detailed, sophisticated appearances. But do “Down...
  10. Special Needs

    Birth announcements for children with special needs

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    Families share how they approached the idea of including a personal note in their extra-special birth announcements after welcoming...
  11. Special Needs

    Choosing special gifts for children with special needs

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    With resources at your fingertips, it's easier than ever to find the perfect gift for a child with special needs. This year, wow...
  12. Special Needs

    How to talk to your child’s peers about Down syndrome

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    Parents of children with Down syndrome share advice on the pros and cons of addressing disabilities with classmates in an ongoing...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: My daughter has cerebral palsy

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    Lisa Viele, 39, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, talks about juggling life with three kids — one with cerebral palsy — and making...
  14. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    The financial strain of special needs

    When your child has a disability, the last thing you want to think about is money. Unfortunately, medical bills can quickly pile up...
  15. Super Moms Guide: School & Learning

    What you need to know about disabilities and public schools

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    Wondering how an IEP and a 504 plan are different? Overwhelmed by red tape? You're not alone. Learn the ropes so you can fight for...
  16. Super Moms Guide: School & Learning

    How to deal with bullying and special needs kids

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    Children who are different are often faced with bullying at school. For kids with special needs and disabilities, bullying can...
  17. Mom & Dad

    This mom parents with her feet

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    Parenthood can be a challenge, but for some, it can be a little more so. Meet a mom who has faced her unique challenges feet first.
  18. Special Needs

    Parenting a child with a disability: Welcoming your child to the family

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    Whether your biological or adopted child has a disability, it's an adjustment for everyone. Here are some tips for navigating the...
  19. Parenting How-to

    How to get an IEP for your child

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    If your child has a disability, you can request an IEP -- a document that outlines the special education services he or she will...
  20. Kids with Special Needs

    Mentally disabled child denied kidney transplant

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    The internet quickly went up in arms upon reading a blog post from the mother of a little girl who has been denied a kidney...