Spring 2012

Chicago Special Parent

Grace Driscoll has plenty of energy to keep up with her five older brothers. Mom Katie shares her journey with us.

Special Parent E-Book

Can't find a copy of Special Parent? Read or download our pdf. Read...

 

An illustrated guide to executive functioning disorder

When occupational therapist Jill Rigby found herself in meeting after meeting trying to explain executive functioning disorder to parents, she started writing it down instead. Read...

 

Gadgets pave the way for learning

Technology can be the great equalizer for children and adults with disabilities. Often referred to as assistive technology, these programs can help with learning, classroom activities or homework assignments. The following resources, programs and gadgets may help your son maximize his learning potential. Read...

 

Graduating from college, despite intellectual disabilities

Shepherds College in Union Grove, Wis., gives kids with intellectual disabilities the chance to get a higher education. Read...

 

Love, marriage and special needs

It takes work, but couples can survive a disability. Read...

 

Website helps with logistics for traveling with special needs kids

Michell Haase has traveled around the world with her 19-year-old daughter, a Paralympic hopeful. In 2011, Haase left her job to start TravelinWheels, a website that serves those who looking for accessible travel. Read...

 

Five travel ideas for families with kids on the autism spectrum

Traveling with kids with autism is possible and fun - with some careful planning. Read...

 

Starting the special needs journey

Three moms share what they've learned to help others Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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