Special needs

 

Finding happiness in raising children with special needs

Regardless of the disability or delay, there are good things about parenting a child with special needs.

Don't feel sorry for us

Local family brings awareness to children with Apert syndrome.  Read more...

Help your child with bullies

There are ways to help your child be more resilient.  Read more...
 

New app created for kids with autism

Autism fitness specialist David Geslak has created an app to teach children with autism how to exercise. Read...

 

A special needs birthday party can be done right

Ten easy-to-incorporate ideas that help make your child's birthday party a party to remember. Read...

 

What the state’s budget troubles mean for special needs families

The state budget cuts, if the full extent are carried out as expected, could harm entire special needs organizations that are already scrambling to figure out what to do. That ultimately means families are on the firing line. Read...

 

How to manage challenging behaviors

Tantrums, particularly when they happen in public, can be stressful for the child and for the parent. Find out how paper can play a role in helping to calm the storm. Read...

 

Bunny time for kids with special needs

Having special needs doesn't mean your child should miss out on Easter egg fun. Read...

 

Special needs tweens: How to ease the transition to middle school

Nine tips to help your child be successful in middle school Read...

 

A rare breed: Chicago families on what life is like raising kids with rare diseases

Imagine hearing that your child has a disease – and not only a disease, but something you've never heard of in your life. That's the reality for these three Chicago families.  Read...

 

Cued speech gets nod of approval from local Illinois schools

Cued speech is being incorporated into more schools for deaf students. Read...

 

New early signs of autism identified

Researchers have found that the severity of autism can be discovered through early motor skills deficiencies. Read...

 
 









 
 
 
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