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The Top 50 Special Needs Resources and Products

Today we celebrate our 500th post on the Special Needs resource blog. It has been an amazing two and a half years since our first post. From our humble beginning of just a few hundred readers a month we have grown to a community of over 40,000 monthly readers and close to 2,000 email subscribers.

Our Top 50 Special Needs Posts

We took a look back out our 500 posts and selected 50 great ones to share with you today.


  1. School lunch ideas for your child with Special Needs
  2. 26 Sensory Integration Tools for Meltdown Management
  3. When your daughter for special needs gets her period
  4. 10 tips for dressing a sensory sensitive child
  5. How to make your home autism friendly
  6. 20 Special Needs Parenting tips for sticky situations
  7. A Special Needs Guide to Bedtime
  8. 8 Essential tips for preventing caregiver burnout
  9. 10 tips to manage bed wetting for your child with special needs
  10. Rewarding your child: 10 alternatives to food


  1. 7 Assistive communication apps in the iPad App Store
  2. 20 Bikes, Trikes, and Tandems for children with special needs
  3. Weighted Blankets: 13 stores to choose from
  4. 13 cases that will protect your special child's iPad
  5. 15 books that explain special needs to your child
  6. 8 headphones for children with autism and auditory processing disorder
  7. Does Hollywood get it right? 11 Special Needs Movies you need to see
  8. 14 special needs apps on Google Play
  9. 25 allergy friendly snacks for your child with special needs
  10. 20 visual timers for your children with special needs


  1. 11 online toy stores for children with special needs
  2. 7 Travel Agencies for special needs travel
  3. Do you have your access pass yet?
  4. A special needs guide to dental hygiene
  5. 10 Resources for wandering children with autism
  6. 12 Activities to help your child with social skills
  7. 15 tips to help individuals with special needs shop for groceries
  8. 17 Apraxia resources for concerned parents
  9. 32 vacation destinations for individuals with disabilities
  10. 70 tips and tricks for special needs road trips

Special Education

  1. The top 10 challenges of special education teachers
  2. Think college for your child with special needs
  3. 10 ways to help special educators help your child with special needs
  4. 11 Math and Reading websites to help your child keep up in school
  5. 10 alternatives to restraining a child with special needs

Therapy Tips

  1. Five steps to getting started with Play Therapy
  2. The ABCs of handwriting for children with special needs
  3. 8 Ways to build language communication skills for late talkers
  4. 29 Milestones for speech and hearing
  5. 4 important tips to finding a therapist for your child with special needs

Legal And Planning

  1. 10 must have documents for parents of children with special needs
  2. Special Needs Planning: 5 Things you should know
  3. Top 10 most ridiculousness comments heard at an IEP meeting
  4. When Your Child Turns 18: A Guide To Special Needs Guardianship
  5. 10 reasons why you should have an advocate for your child with special needs


  1. TED: 7 Ideas worth spreading
  2. 7 year old rapper dedicates song to sister with down-syndrome
  3. Apps for autism on 60 Minutes
  4. Parenting advice from total strangers
  5. 6 must see special needs videos on YouTube

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

This blog would not be as strong as it is today without a number of great contributors. I would like to thank:our contributors to the blog for taking some time out their day to provide resources and tips to those who need it most

We want your Feedback!

Here at Friendship Circle we would like to thank our readers for providing great comments and feedback and we hope you continue to find great resources on this blog. Please take a minute to provide some feedback in the comment section below.


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WRITTEN ON November 13, 2013 BY:

Tzvi Schectman

Tzvi Schectman is the Family Coordinator for the Friendship Circle of Michigan and the Editor of the the Friendship Circle Blog. You can connect with Tzvi on LinkedIn and Google+