Some back-to-school suggestions for parents with students who have special needs.
Looking for some great special needs videos or books? Have you tried going to your local library or gone online and been overwhelmed with the thousands of books written on the subject? We try and make your life a bit easier with the Special Needs Book & Video Series. The Special Needs Book & Video Series will [...]
Even on a good day, being a mother of three children challenges my organizational skills. One of my children has special needs. Sending my daughter with disabilities to our neighborhood school takes extra organization and planning. I have discovered an important survival strategy for a happy life–Always get things done ahead of time. If something [...]
The other day we stumbled across this great video shared by Special Learning, a resource portal for parents who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The video gives you some warning signs you should watch out for. After you watch this check out their great video gallery for more self help videos.
Leo turned twelve yesterday. By the end of this summer, it will be ten full years since his diagnosis with ASD. It was an incredible opportunity to sit back and watch my entire family busy in the backyard, hanging streamers and setting out the sprinkler for his younger siblings and cousins; my dad on the [...]
Dani Saul is one of three Rabbis biking accross the United States in support of Friendship Circle and Children with special needs. In this post he tells the story of Bike4Friendship. As a child I always wondered who decides what is considered “news worthy.” For a while I thought that politicians and corporations would pay [...]
We all know what a hard job being a parent is. But what happens when we have one child with special needs and another without? Are we treating them differently? Do the same rules apply? Are we making exceptions for the child without special needs that we otherwise may not if things were different? I bet these [...]