Special Needs Parenting

How to Have an Autism-Friendly Halloween

For many families, Halloween is a holiday to unwind and have fun. But for children on the autism spectrum who rely on predictability to maintain a sense of order, the deviations from normalcy…

Books to Celebrate Differences

Different children have fun in different ways, learn in different ways and see the world in  different ways. These books feature these unique children. All are available to check out from the Free Library of Philadelphia. board book “I Like…

My Turn: Where They Speak My Language

I have three kids, and none of them arrived with an instruction manual. I consulted parenting books, provided educational toys, read the Wall Street Journal to my first newborn because…

Disability Resources in the Delaware Valley

These resources are highlights from our disability resources directory which can be found in our digital issue, here.   Charities & Foundations FACES 4 Autism 2900 Fire Road Egg Harbor Township,…

Parent You Should Know: Beverly Caldwell

Beverly Caldwell is a psychology student with a concentration in child development, completing her degree online at Southern New Hampshire University. She also runs a home…

Making Art Accessible for All Children

  Everyone should experience art, but for children with autism or sensory-processing sensitivities, a trip to a museum or art gallery can be overwhelming. Fortunately,…

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