special needs

  1. Family Fun

    Camps for special needs and special interests

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    Summer camp is an experience that can change your child forever. From camps with religious focus to camps for special needs...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Autism signs & symptoms, qualities & quirks

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    Could your child be autistic? Unfortunately, it can be really tough to tell. There is no simple way to diagnose autism -- it is...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Keeping your autistic child safe: Practical tips for parents

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    For most people, home is their castle. As a parent of a child with autism, your home more often becomes your fortress . And...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Choosing a caregiver for your special needs child

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    Choosing a babysitter is a tricky task for any parent. When your child has special needs, however, the issues become even more...
  5. Parenting

    5 Ways to build fine motor skills in kids

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    What's better than playing with your child? Having fun and helping him at the same time -- especially when all he sees is the fun....
  6. Tips & Advice

    Answering questions about your special needs child

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    You're out at the park for a bit of fresh air. The sun is shining, there's a slight breeze in the air, and you're half expecting to...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Create an organized medical file for your special needs child

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    The amount of paperwork generated by kids with special needs is astonishing. It's important to keep that paperwork organized, even...
  8. Tips & Advice

    5 Ways to prepare for child's IEP meeting

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    Navigating the world of special education can feel overwhelming. When you receive notice of your child's upcoming IEP...
  9. Tips & Advice

    What parents of special needs kids wish you knew

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    My son has special needs. He has a rare overgrowth syndrome and is developmentally disabled. And when you know that, you might think...
  10. Children's Health

    Caring support for the "well" child

    Having a "special needs" child can be physically, emotionally and financially difficult for parents. But what about the other...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Games that develop social skills in special needs kids

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    One of the most painful parts of parenting a child with special needs is watching your child stand on the sidelines while others...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Top 10 toys for special needs kids

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    Got a super special kid on your gift list this year? We have toys that match up to kids with different abilities, so you can find...
  13. Tips & Advice

    When autism is family: What's it like living with a child with autism?

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    Come meet some meet some parents for whom autism isn't just a statistic reported in the news, but actually part of the family.
  14. Tips & Advice

    What to read when you're parenting special needs kids

    Writers learn to "write what you know." And for a lot of writers, what they know is parenting, so they write about it. And sometimes...