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.
Winter can be challenging for parents of kids in wheelchairs. Luckily, there are things you can do to keep your child warm and safe in the winter.
Disciplining a child with autism involves using consistent, gentle discipline techniques and understanding your child’s specific needs and behaviors.
The vestibular system helps us to maintain postural control, balance, and coordination. Try these fun vestibular input activities and toys with your child!
Development, Visual Impairment
Blind children may have delayed development in several key areas. These development charts outline milestones for visually impaired babies.
Adaptive equipment and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) can increase your child’s independence and ease the physical burden on caregivers.
If a child struggles to learn new ways to do things, it may be a problem with fluid reasoning. Learn about fluid reasoning, its importance, and ways to improve it.
While proprioception is commonly addressed in physical and occupational therapy, there are a number of proprioceptive activities you can play with your child at home.
Fine and Gross Motor, Special Needs
Learn how to prepare for your child’s first physical therapist appointment so you can feel confident that they are getting the care they need.
Autism, Behavior, Visual Impairment
Parents of children who are blind and autistic often face unique challenges when it comes to managing behavioral issues. Many traditional behavioral management techniques rely on visual supports, which can...
Toys, Visual Impairment
It's important to choose toys that are relatively simple in design, as complex patterns can be overwhelming for children with CVI.
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.
Autism, Special Needs
Children with global developmental delay reach developmental milestones later, while those with autism spectrum disorder often exhibit behavior and social challenges.
Managing repetitive behavior in children with autism is possible, and it's an essential step in avoiding self-harm and improving social skills.
Autism, Special Needs
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.