ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.
Parents of children with special needs must consider whether a guardian is required once the child reaches the age of adulthood.
Fun sensory activities for kids
Families with kids with special needs have many opportunities to explore programming and entertainment at area attractions this spring. Local family venues offer special events this month in recognition of Autism Awareness, as well as ongoing programming for kids with sensory issues.
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.