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How to Get Your Child With ADHD to Focus

How to get an ADHD daydreamer to focus

What's the Difference Between a Therapy Dog, Service Dog and Emotional Support Animal?

Therapy, service and emotional support dogs all help their owners, but not all of them are allowed on planes or inside public buildings.

Adaptive Clothing That Helps Kids Fit In

Local businesses that offer sensory friendly and adaptive clothing for kids have been joined by major retailers recently.

Eagles Open Sensory Room at Lincoln Financial Field

Children with autism will be able to use the room, which opened earlier this week, during Eagles games. It is believed to be one of the first at a pro sports facility.

Preventing Abuse of Your Special Needs Child

Children with developmental disabilities are at increased risk for abuse. Here's what you can do to prevent it.

How to Plan an Amusement Park Trip With a Special Needs Child

If you want a tear-free visit to an amusement park with a child with special needs, plan to be flexible.

New Accessible Playground Opens in Delran, NJ

A second Jake's Place opened this week in Delran Community Park, designed to be accessible to children with special needs.

Accessible Beaches in New Jersey and Delaware (and Those with Beach Wheelchairs)

This is a useful list of Jersey and Delaware beaches that have beach wheelchairs and ramps over the softer sand.

Helping a Child With Speech Delays Make Friends

Children with speech delays might find it hard to make friends. Here’s how parents can help.

How to Plan a Birthday Party for a Child with Autism

A mom shares tips on planning a birthday celebration for a child with autism.

Free Portraits for Families With Special Needs

A Delaware photographer provides free portraits for families who have children with disabilities through her Portraits with a Purpose program.

What Are the Early Signs of Autism in Babies?

A new study confirms that ASD can be detected early. Here are four things you can look for in your one-year-old and other signs at older ages.

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