Other Disabilities

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.

Therapy Connections Online

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

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.

Life After High School

Plan ahead for the transition to adulthood so your son or daughter with special needs can find the right path after high school.

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.

Master the IEP Process

Get 10 tips to smooth the IEP process and make sure your child gets the support he or she needs.

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

Dyslexia: Fix the Disconnect

Defining and diagnosing dyslexia helps parents and schools connect to help kids with learning differences succeed. Plus, New Jersey's new dyslexia laws.

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

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.

Sensory Processing Disorder

A starkly real condition lacks recognition as a diagnosis — with a photo essay by Brian Mengini, The Faces of SPD.

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