Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.
Defining and diagnosing dyslexia helps parents and schools connect to help kids with learning differences succeed. Plus, New Jersey's new dyslexia laws.
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.
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.
A starkly real condition lacks recognition as a diagnosis — with a photo essay by Brian Mengini, The Faces of SPD.
Strategies include freeing the mind from obsessions and compulsive behavior. Viruses sometimes cause the disorder.
Scientists have made tremendous progress in understanding the basic genetics of cancer — why some kids get it and some don't.
On the MetroKids Facebook page and at the support website DailyStrength, we asked parents of kids with ADHD for suggestions to other parents. Here’s what they said.