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Grandparents and Their Special Needs Grandchildren

Grandparents can play an important role in their special needs grandchild's life.

Puberty & Special Needs

Having ongoing discussions about puberty helps kids with special needs cope with this new and confusing transition.

Prepare for Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that once a child with special needs turns 16, her Individualized Education Program (IEP) must include a discussion about transition services.

Beyond Learning Differences

If you suspect your child has a learning difference, the best place to start is by seeking the opinion of a medical or educational professional.
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Autism Research & Advice

The latest info on diagnosis, early intervention & other issues that affect children with autism
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Special Needs Research & Advice

Info on a wide range of special needs such as cerebral palsy, dyslexia & pediatric cancer (see above for autism)
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Special Needs Parenting

Insights on the challenges and successes involved with raising a child with special needs
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Girls on the Autism Spectrum

More girls than you realize are diagnosed with high functioning autism. Here's how to spot symptoms of Aspergers and autism spectrum disorders.

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.

4 Mindfulness Exercises for ADHD Kids

4 mindfulness exercises for ADHD kids

Individualized Learning by EBS

EBS' innovative curriculum and strategies help connect learned skills to successful classroom experiences for challenged students.

What Is Dyscalculia?

Lots of kids struggle with math, but significant difficulties may indicate a learning disability called dyscalculia. Find out what it is and how to help.

Summer on the Spectrum

Philadelphia-area summer camps for kids with special needs
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