Summer 2012

Chicago Special Parent

Abby Scott, 7, of Chicago. Photo by Katie Driscoll. See her work at 5boysand1girlmakes6.com.

Blindness can't stop boy's adventures

Jack Falejczyk is a pretty typical kid--he plays the violin and piano, swims and plays video games. And one more thing, Jack's blind. Read...

 

New autism clinic opens

Easter Seals recently opened an Autism Diagnostic Clinic that will focus primarily on very young children. Read...

 

When opportunity knocks

Opportunity Knocks creates a seamless environment for those age 14-30 with developmental disabilities to pursue educational, occupational and social interests.  Read...

 

Beautiful faces

A local photographer and business owner team up to create an ad campaign showcasing children with disabilities. Read...

 

Combine art and nature for fun day

Tips and projects to get outside and combine art and nature with your children. Read...

 

Feeding disorder?

For many developmentally delayed children, picky eating is a serious health problem. Read...

 

Limited no more

WalkAide is used for cases of foot drop caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, incomplete spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and cerebral palsy. In addition to improving a person's ability to walk, it also increases the distance the wearer can walk. Read...

 

Time for bed: Tips to ease the routine

Bedtime routines for children with special needs can be as challenging as accomplishing daytime activities. Here are some tips to make things easier. Read...

 

FYI: Parents create baby carrier

A new baby carrier was designed for children with special needs. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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