SpecialKids

Social Skills for Kids With Special Needs

All children need to be able to understand facial expressions and recognize social cues in other people, look them in the eye, and be able to follow classroom rules. For kids with special needs, however, these lessons may not come…

How to Help a Picky Eater with Autism

Jackson Cointot was more than a finicky eater when he was 3 years old. His extremely limited diet of pizza, cheese curls and Cheerios led his desperate parents to search for help and nutritional guidance. Before being diagnosed with autism…

Adopted: A Story

How sensory processing disorder impacted one family's special adoption story. Plus, questions to ask yourself before proceeding with a special needs adoption.