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...
 

Chicago-area teen with Down syndrome sharpens his focus with photography

Miles Evans takes a look at life through the viewfinder of his camera. 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...

 

Chicago mom takes nothing for granted

One Chicago mom/author/blogger is on a "quest to normalize the abnormal." Read...

 

Chicago mom advises parents of children with special needs to trust their instinct

When it comes to therapy, it isn't one size fits all. Here's how to make therapy work for your family. Read...

 

Chicago's Second City opens doors to those on the spectrum

Second City has designed a new outlet for friendship and creativity for kids with autism. Read...

 

Undercover fun that fuels literacy for kids with special needs

Want to sneak in a little literacy with your kids this summer? We've got some tips to get you started. Read...

 

Chicago-area family gets magical makeover for kids with special needs.

Two local children are over the moon with their new bedroom makeovers. Read...

 

22q: Chicago family spreads the word about genetic disorder

Meet Cohen -- a little boy with a common genetic disorder that most people have never heard of -- and his family, who are determined to spread the word.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
Copyright 2014 Wednesday Journal Inc. All rights reserved. Chicago web development by liQuidprint