Lollipop Kids Foundation for Kids with Disabilities
I just found out about this organization, The Lollipop Kids Foundation, and their very resourceful website. The foundation helps families of children with special needs and their site provides articles and interesting news about raising a disabled child.
The mission of the foundation is simple:
The mission of the Lollipop Kids Foundation is to make a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs. To this end, The Lollipop Kids Foundation provides programs, equipment and resources for families raising children with special needs. Our goal is to support, empower and encourage families striving to maintain a sense of balance in their lives.
Feeding and Eating, Special Needs
Many children with special needs have feeding difficulties. Working with a speech therapist, being patient, and experimenting with textures can help.
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.
Behavior, Special Needs
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.