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Exceptional Entrepreneurs

These parents started businesses to provide work experience for their special-needs children.

How Recent Supreme Court Ruling Will Impact Special Education Laws

Update: A federal judge ruled that the school district in this case must reimburse the parents for the cost of private school.

Childhood Epilepsy: At Home and School

There is much to know about epilepsy but luckily there are also many resources available.

Down Syndrome Myths and Facts

Clearing up the myths surrounding Down syndrome.

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.

Online Therapy Connects Pediatric Patients to Services

Online therapy services provides pediatric occupational, speech and behavioral services from the convenience of home.

Sending Your Child with Special Needs to Camp

With the right preparation, your child with special needs can enjoy day or overnight camp this summer.

Does Your Child Have Sensory Processing Disorder?

Learn the indicators of a sensory processing disorder (SPD) and how to treat it.

Why Early Intervention Is Critical

It's never too soon to have a child tested if you suspect a learning different or other disability. Kids take bigger strides the sooner they start getting support.

Tools to Build Kids' Self-Advocacy Skills

What parents can do to guide students with special needs to know how to ask for support when needed

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