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.
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.
Julia is different, and wonderful, and so much more in her first appearance on Sesame Street.
Researchers say a new test may be able to predict an autism diagnosis before a child's first birthday.
Taking vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy may prevent autism traits in newborns, according to a new study conducted on mice.
After raising money for just four months, Barbara Fischer has scored enough funds to purchase a new accessible van for her two adopted kids, both of whom have severe disabilities.
This powerful video shows what it's like for a child with autism to navigate a crowded mall.
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.
The mom of a special needs child shares why she is vehemently against stunting the growth of children with disabilities to make them easier to care for.
Culture may play a role in the degree to which certain ASD behaviors are perceived as problematic, says a new study that includes multiple countries.
Many businesses have exciting sensory-friendly events planned for April, during Autism Acceptance/Awareness Month.
Outraged by a lengthy, unnecssary TSA patdown of a child with special needs, one mom investigates ways she can make travel easier with her own disabled child.
Chuck E. Cheese is now offering a sensory-friendly play experience one Sunday a month in select locations.
Due to popular demand, family-fav show Sesame Street has added an adorable new member of the gang, who happens to have autism.
One mom shares what she's learned in the first decade of raising a child with Down syndrome.
New research suggests that autism may be overdiagnosed in nearly 10 percent of children. Here's why one mom thinks that's a good thing.
A hairdresser's act of kindness highlights why it's important to meet kids with autism on their level.
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.
Stimming behavior can seem mysterious, but it's easier to understand when explained by an adult who has autism.
Labeling kids as "high" or "low" functioning is harmful--here's why.
Surfside, South Carolina is becoming the first official autism-friendly destination, where locals hope families affected by ASD will visit to enjoy a relaxing, judgment-free vacation.
Four moms, all with austism diagnoses and all who have children on the spectrum, offer insights into what it's like to be an autistic parent.
Watch this daddy and daughter share a simple, heartwarming moment together.