Halloween is a holiday filled with creative costumes, spooky decorations and lots of candy. And while kids may want to dive in on their sugar-filled bounty, it can be hard for parents to say no and encourage a healthier option
Halloween can be challenging for special needs children, whether it be scary decorations, accepting candy from strangers (usually a no-no), and strange costumes. Use this article to help guide your child through the fun of Trick or Treating!
Learn more about keeping your kids safe and happy this Halloween!
In case of an emergency, children with special needs should know emergency responders such as police officers and fire fighters are trusted helpers. Use this article to introduce your child to police officers and fire fighters.
The recent earthquakes and hurricanes on the east coast and the 10 year anniversary of 9-11 makes National Preparedness Month this year that more poignant.
Benefits, Methods and Goals of Social Skills Groups
With Irene expected to hit the U.S. East Coast this weekend, here are some tips we recommend you include in your preparations.
For parents of children with special needs, deducting every dollar possible is important to their already tight family budgets.
There are many treatment options for a child with cerebral palsy (CP). But play can go a long way toward encouraging development
Here are a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities which may help develop fine motor and sensory skills
Much of play is about communication and can therefore greatly enhance communication development
It is important for you to understand why your child may be misbehaving
AAC: Resources & Products
Tips on How to Get Your Baby to Sleeep
Here are some things you can do to support your child’s prominent learning style
Infants prefer toys with many sensory properties
Encourage participation in open-ended art projects where your child can use creativity and imagination. Remember that your child learns most from the process and experience
Looking at books together will help expand your child’s focus and attention
With a little creativity, you can use things you already have around the home to help your child become active
Learning to write is an important part of every school curriculum
Although they share a common diagnosis, children with Visual Impairment (VI) may have a wide range of visual characteristics.
The Social Security Administration offers two main benefit programs to disabled individuals: