Deidre Pate Omahen

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

Feb 21, 2011 11:39 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Speech delays are not uncommon among children with special needs. Toys and play offer parents fertile ground to help children develop and grow these important skills. more

Jul 12, 2010 11:18 AM Special Needs

Using muscles makes them grow. The same is true for the brain. So feed your child's brain with a great day focused on cognitive play. more

Feb 11, 2010 4:39 PM Special Needs

Children feel better and grow stronger when they feel the joy of movement. more

Sep 2, 2009 11:21 AM Special Needs

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: more

Sep 2, 2009 11:15 AM Special Needs