Spring 2011

Chicago Special Parent

Patrick Maresh, 14, of Westmont and his service dog, Mary Lou. <strong><a href="#">Read more</a></strong>

Website helps Chicago families find allergy-friendly restaurants

AllergyEats.com helps parents of allergic kids find a restaurant to fit their needs.  Read...

 

Find a Chicago camp for your child with special needs

The Chicago area is teeming with day, overnight and away camp choices, assuring something for everyone regardless of age, ability, interest or budget. Read...

 

Easter Seals' sibling support group coordinator knows what it's like

When Easter Seals started a sibling group at its Villa Park location three years ago, the staff knew Holly Aldrich was the best person to head up the new program. Read...

 

Waiting rooms are great places to meet fellow parents

On an often-lonely road as the parent of a special needs child, it is comforting to find a parent who knows what you're going through.  Read...

 

Imaginative play can help kids with communication problems

Imagination is a powerful tool for children with communication delays by allowing them to speak for or through the imaginary figure they become. Read...

 

Lisle program offers after-school activities for Chicago area kids with autism

Giant Steps School in Lisle operates The Rec Center, a program for after-school, days off and summer break just for kids on the autism spectrum. Read...

 

Caregivers of kids with special needs: Make time for you

Caregivers often fall into the trap of neglecting to give themselves a little TLC while looking after others.  Read...

 

How to talk to your child's teacher about special needs

You can't sit in the back of your child's classroom, but you can ask his or her teacher for a daily communication log. What information should you request? Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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