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Health & Daily Care

From mealtimes to vaccines and everything in between, this information will help you establish routines for the day to day needs of your child.

 
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Establishing Services

Don't know where to start? Overwhelmed by all the acronyms? Learn how to navigate the system of care and tips on preparing for IEPs.

 
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Meet Our Experts

Our panel of experts combine medical and therapeutic perspectives with years of experience working passionately alongside famiiles and children with special needs.

 
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Tools & Resources

A library of resources, reference links and easy to print guidelines for you to post on the fridge and share with others!

 
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Love, Laugh, & Live

This section is devoted to our amazing moms. It's ok, in fact we encourage you to laugh and develop goals for YOURSELF! Share your secrets of sanity and be encouraged to take time for you!

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Are you one of the many parents who are asking is my five year old really ready to start kindergarten (or four and a half, or six year old)? If so, read on!...(continued)
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The holiday season has arrived, and for special needs families, it can be difficult to find the perfect toy for their child.
Chefs from Stanford University’s Dining Department share tips to help young adults with disabilities and their families kick-off healthy eating habits
Great gift ideas from some of our favorite bloggers!
Here are a variety of resources for parents and professionals to encourage healthy habits including positive eating and fitness.
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
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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.
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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
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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
Learning to write is an important part of every school curriculum
With a little creativity, you can use things you already have around the home to help your child become active
Although they share a common diagnosis, children with Visual Impairment (VI) may have a wide range of visual characteristics.
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