Special Needs Now
The latest news on special needs parenthood and other important topics to do with raising children with learning disabilities, such as autism, ADHD, and Asperger's.
Dr. Galloway's team is modifying popular toys to help kids with mobility issues get moving, and they're making it easy for parents and programs everywhere to join in.
One mom shares what she's learned in the first decade of raising a child with Down syndrome.
Toys "R" Us stores in the UK are offering a "quiet hour" for shoppers with autism this holiday, and we'd love if U.S. retailers did the same!
Talk about being the mother of all inventions!
This adorable toddler with Down syndrome just landed a modeling contract with Osh Kosh B'Gosh!
This powerful video shows what it's like for a child with autism to navigate a crowded mall.
This 6-year-old could teach all of us a thing or two about compassion and understanding.
Labeling kids as "high" or "low" functioning is harmful--here's why.
Um, yeah. We'd say this young man nailed Michael Jackson's dance.
The mom of an autistic son wrestles with the debate about ABA therapy for kids on the spectrum, and asks an autistic adult for input.
We love this post about how the long-awaited arrival of a service dog filled a mom with hope for her son's future.
In fact, it's actually exciting!
Tricia Hasbrook founded Victory Academy to give her son AJ, who has autism, a better, more integrated learning experience. Here, she offers tips for others who want to start their own school for students on the spectrum.
From preparing in advance to moving day to setting in, these expert tips can help make your move to a new home easier.
A young adult with autism and two moms with kids on the spectrum share what they thought the future held--and how good it can be.