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Hope on the horizon: Promising autism therapies

Hope on the horizon: Promising autism therapies

New therapies and treatments for autism

April 2013
Summer on the Spectrum

Summer on the Spectrum

Philadelphia-area summer camps for kids with special needs

April 2013
Differences Welcome

Differences Welcome

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.

April 2013
Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Teachers use global issues, technology and creative expression to engage exceptionally bright children.

April 2012
Managing an Autism Diagnosis

Managing an Autism Diagnosis

Here's how parents can manage their child's autism treatment plan and seek adjustments when they seem to be needed.

April 2012
Autism Cases Are Up 78% since 2007

Autism Cases Are Up 78% since 2007

The CDC says an estimated 1 in 88 children have autism spectrum disorders, which are nearly five times more common among boys.

March 2012
New Autism Label Would Eliminate Asperger Syndrome and PDD-NOS

New Autism Label Would Eliminate Asperger Syndrome and PDD-NOS

A single diagnosis — autism spectrum disorder — would incorporate all categories. Fewer individuals may qualify.

January 2012
Kid Athletes and Asperger Syndrome

Kid Athletes and Asperger Syndrome

Shonda and Curt Schilling talk about their son Grant's sports experiences.

April 2011
Autism's Early Warning Signs

Autism's Early Warning Signs

The sooner a child gets treatment, the better the outcome is likely to be.

April 2011
Behavior Management and Autism

Behavior Management and Autism

Kids with autism who act out often receive behavior plans, but children who internalize their issues need them too.

October 2010

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

What overlap exists between these two diagnoses?

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Mom Matters

Connect with Your Spouse

Connect with Your Spouse

Follow these tips to stay connected with your spouse, even when family and work obligations create distractions.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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