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9 Special Needs iPhone Apps

9 Special Needs iPhone Apps

For parents of children with disabilities, here are 9 iPhone apps that offer convenient capabilities in an easy-to-carry package.

February 2011
Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Children and families can find wondeful opportunities on the Internet for charitable giving and participating in good causes.

November 2010
Plugged-In Parents Monitor Kids' Grades and Assignments Online

Plugged-In Parents Monitor Kids' Grades and Assignments Online

Here's how to get the most out of school access systems.

October 2010
A Summer Fitness Game Plan

A Summer Fitness Game Plan

Here are tips to build a healthy summer children's routine that incorporates interactive media in moderation.

July 2010
The Joy of Text: A Parents' Guide

The Joy of Text: A Parents' Guide

Here's how to help your teen develop common-sense cell phone habits, plus the latest research findings on teen cell use.

April 2010
Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Common Sense Media has created a 3.5-minute video guide to help parents figure out the latest Facebook privacy settings.

March 2010
Facebook and College Admissions

Facebook and College Admissions

Inappropriate online pages can hurt college chances. Creative expression can sometimes help.

March 2010
'Bud' Earphones Are Dangerous!

'Bud' Earphones Are Dangerous!

These small earphones are a main culprit in the shocking increase in teen hearing loss, now estimated to affect 1 in 5 U.S. kids ages 12-19.

January 2010
Great Homework Help Websites

Great Homework Help Websites

These online resources can help your child with a paper, science project and many other types of homework.

January 2010

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

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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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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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