If you suspect a developmental delay, initial services could be critically important to your child.
If you're worried that your toddler is not developing normally, observe, track and communicate rather than 'wait and see,' say experts.
Children with IEPs have a right to needed learning devices. New technology ranges from weighted pens to augmented communications systems.
If your child has a disability and the school recommends a 504 Plan, be aware that the protections are weaker than an IEP's.
Children typically defy their parents. At what point does hostile, defiant behavior indicate an emotional disability?
The number one “special need” of any child is unconditional love, and a grandparent of a child with special needs has the unique ability to furnish it.
As kids with special needs grow older, assuming responsibility for medical decisions and health care requires careful preparation.
The Federal IDEA law mandates that kids transition from early intervention into a school jurisdiction or intermediate unit after third 3rd birthday.