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A girl with EEG leads on her head.

Special Needs

5 Coping Strategies for Parents of Kids With Epilepsy

Coping with childhood epilepsy can be stressful, but focusing on strategies to support you and your family can positively impact your child’s well-being.

Speech-language pathologist working on child's pronunciation problems.

Special Needs

Your Child’s First SLP Evaluation: What to Expect

Speech-language pathologists will conduct an initial evaluation to determine how a child is using language, understanding language, and interacting with others.

Baby reaching for sensory toys.

Visual Impairment

Developing Multisensory Skills in Blind Babies

Multisensory play, combining sounds and touch, and encouraging reaching and exploration can help your blind baby develop better spacial awareness.

A visually impaired baby boy in PT reaches for a toy.

Development, Visual Impairment

Development Charts for Blind and Visually Impaired Babies and Children

Blind children may have delayed development in several key areas. These development charts outline milestones for visually impaired babies.

Young boy looking at a light up toy in a dark room.

Toys, Visual Impairment

10 Cortical Visual Impairment Toys for Kids With CVI

It's important to choose toys that are relatively simple in design, as complex patterns can be overwhelming for children with CVI.

Happy kids with disabilities in preschool.

Special Needs

Building Adaptive Skills in Children with Disabilities

Adaptive skills are the skills your child needs to care for themselves and gain independence. Children with disabilities may need more help learning these skills.

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Caring young mom showing support to unhappy offended kid.

Behavior

4 Signs of a Socially Awkward Child

All children have moments of awkward behavior, but some children have more difficulty in social situations than others and may struggle to make friends.

DIY Bath Paints

Play, Sensory Activities

DIY Bath Paints

These DIY Bath Paints are simple to make and perfect for turning bathtime into learning time! Use them to write numbers, spell your child’s name, or draw shapes.

Child playing with teddy bear.

Sensory Activities

How to Build a Calm-Down Kit for Kids

A calm-down kit is a box or area that contains a child’s favorite calming activities. Items should be safe and encourage independent play.

Easy Playdough Recipe With No Salt

Play, Sensory Activities

Easy Playdough Recipe With No Salt

Looking for a no-cook playdough recipe without salt? We’ve got you covered with this easy recipe you can do in minutes.

Child making geometric shapes, engineering and STEM.

Education

5 Exciting Engineering Challenges for Kids

Take a look at these engineering activities and ideas to get your kids excited about STEM, engage their natural curiosity, and keep those little hands busy.

How to Clean up Cloud Dough Collage

Play, Sensory Activities

Easy Cloud Dough Recipe

Cloud dough is easy to make and helps children develop essential skills like social interaction, sensory exploration, and imaginative play.

Overjoyed little boy patient have fun give high five to male doctor at consultation in clinic with mom.

Behavior

3 Ways To Help Your Child Set Boundaries

Setting and enforcing clear boundaries for permissible behavior is a healthy way to begin teaching kids the basics of respect at a young age.

Alphabet Train Activity

Braille and Literacy, Education

Alphabet Train Activity

This Alphabet Train Activity will delight your little ones as they learn their ABCs. From letter sounds to CVC words, there is so much to explore!

Young couple managing finances, reviewing their bank accounts using laptop computer and calculator at modern kitchen.

Special Needs

Financial Planning for Families With Special Needs Children

With special needs financial planning, you can secure necessary resources for your child now while ensuring they will be cared for in the future.