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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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Playing with unicorn sensory rice.

Sensory Activities

Unicorn Sensory Rice

This unicorn sensory rice is simple to make and full of color. Use it to make your own sensory bin to keep little hands busy for hours.

Disabled five year old boy using a bus lift for his wheelchair.

Product Reviews

The 5 Best Adaptive Strollers for Special Needs of 2024

The best adaptive strollers are designed to accommodate individuals with special needs, disabilities, or mobility challenges. Find our favorites here!

A tiny premature baby girl being fed by bottle by her mother.

Feeding and Eating, Special Needs

Feeding Therapy Approaches for Infants with Special Needs

Many children with special needs have feeding difficulties. Working with a speech therapist, being patient, and experimenting with textures can help.

Three generation family sitting together in the garden.

Special Needs

How Extended Family Can Support Parents of Special Needs Children

The support of extended family members can mean so much to the parents of special needs children. Take a look at these ideas for ways you can be supportive.

Young parents comfort their cute daughter.

Behavior, Special Needs

How You Can Assist a Family Through Pediatric Mental Health Crises

Children may experience mental health crises for a variety of reasons. Even without psychiatric training, you can make a difference in a child’s life.

Playing with a snowy animals sensory bin.

Sensory Activities

Snowy Animals Sensory Bin

This Snowy Animals Sensory Bin is perfect for exploring animal tracks and learning about how animals survive winter. Your little one will want to play for hours!

Shot of a young child psychologist talking with a boy.

Education, Special Needs

A Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Assessment and Evaluation

Find out what you need to know about special education assessments and how they can help you and your child access their right to special education.

Enjoying quiet lifestyle indoor.

Special Needs

7 Mindfulness Techniques for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Discover seven mindfulness techniques for parents of children with disabilities to help find moments of peace amidst the challenges.

Tired exhausted mother having problem with naughty noisy kid.

Special Needs, Support

Overcoming Burnout: 6 Tips for Mothers of Special Needs Children

Feeling anxious, low, and tired all the time? Parental burnout is common among special needs parents. Read below for some steps you can take to feel better.