Find support for parents of children with special needs. Learn how to advocate for your child, raise funds for needed equipment and find helpful organizations.
Feeding and Eating, Special Needs
Mastering self-care skills can be especially empowering for children with disabilities, helping them to gain independence and confidence.
Product Reviews, Special Needs
For children with disabilities, adaptive tools are essential for learning how to master self-care skills like grooming, hygiene, and self-feeding.
iPad Apps and Accessibility, Special Needs
This free digital visual training tool for computer or mobile devices is designed to help toddlers with CVI practice their visual skills.
Children with autism may employ visual stimming to self-soothe. Find out more about visual stimming and ways to manage this often challenging behavior.
Developing verbal comprehension in special needs children can be particularly challenging. Here are some ways to improve verbal comprehension.
Behavior, Special Needs
Children with global developmental delay reach developmental milestones later, while those with autism spectrum disorder often exhibit behavior and social challenges.
Potty Training, Special Needs
Potty training an autistic child comes with certain challenges. We break down toilet training for kids with autism to guide parents.
Managing repetitive behavior in children with autism is possible, and it's an essential step in avoiding self-harm and improving social skills.
Learn all about tics vs stimming and compulsions and the differences between each. We give you the facts on how to deal with these disorders.
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.
Global developmental delay (GDD) is diagnosed in children under 5 with significant delays in two or more domains. Learn the signs and best ways to help.
Development, Special Needs
Cognitive developmental delays occur when a child’s thinking and reasoning are significantly below the expected average. Learn the signs and best ways to help.
Braille and Literacy, Special Needs
Dyslexia can be challenging for kids and parents, but there are ways to teach a child with dyslexia to help them achieve their literacy - and life - goals.
It’s natural for special needs parents to go above and beyond for their children, but we need to remember that it's important to take a break as well.
Special Needs, Support
What can you do when your grandchild is born with a disability? Here are tips to help you relate to your family and give them the support they need.
The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) is dedicated to providing information and tips to help you live well with vision loss.
Searching for coping tools for social anxiety in children? You can use several effective strategies to help your special needs child cope with anxiety. Let us help!
Parenting a special needs child can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally, but it will also be the most rewarding thing you'll ever do.