Study: Keep kids with special needs active

Staying in shape is a good idea for all kids (and parents, too) but may have a particularly beneficial effect on children Read...

 

Summer camp strategies

How to ease your child's anxiety about summer camp. Read...

 

Summer camp - day or overnight - is a rite of passage

Kids across Chicago are finding summer places where they can savor success instead of spending the long sunny days being yelled at because of their differences. Read...

 

My Life | A different view

Six words changed my entire life: "Down syndrome is your best case scenario." Read...

 

Create a sensory day of play that's full of fun and learning

Here’s a schedule for a fun-filled day of play that encourages the special child in your life to explore all of their senses: Read...

 

Mom advocates, educates others about her son's diabetes

For Patty Ramos, managing her son Armani's type 1 diabetes feels like driving at night without any lights on. Read...

 

From the Editors | No limits needed

From the moment the pregnancy test reads positive, our dreams and planning begin.  Read...

 

Some disabilities can be mistaken for misbehavior

Mary Kay Betz knows all too well of the stares, the shaking heads and the insults that can occur when a parent and a child with autism are in public. Read...

 

Failure to take a break hurts your health, relationships, even your parenting

In the months following her daughter Amy’s diagnosis of a rare muscle disorder, Roberta Hansen didn’t allow herself to mourn the news. In fact, she didn’t allow herself to take a break at all. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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