The increase is "startling," according a Rutgers professor.
A multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to guide individualized treatment and programming to help your child succeed.
“His grades are fine! He doesn’t need an IEP.” Here are the steps to take if you’ve asked for help from the school and have been told this.
It is important to know all of your options before committing to a dental plan. Here are some ways to help you save money when it comes to keeping your teeth clean.
Here are 10 must-buy dollar store items, including toys kids with special needs will enjoy.
Kids with attention deficit disorder may struggle with friendships. Here's how you can help, as a parent and a friend.
These health specialty summer camps give kids a chance to have fun with others who have the same medical condition.
These snowman crafts focus on sensory and fine-motor skills.
The Philadelphia venue announced Wednesday that on four Sundays in 2019 there will be special programs and accommodations for children with autism and other sensory-processing disorders.
Tips on how to go about selecting the best charter school for your child with a learning difference.
When a non-verbal child is sick, he can't describe his symptoms.
What are the best toys for children with special needs?
Here are the sensory-friendly, open-caption and ASL performances for 2018-2019.
Students who are gifted and have a special need, such as ADHD, can feel frustrated, but parents and schools can help them live up to their potential.
Families of children with special needs have more options than ever for "relaxed" performances in Philadelphia, its suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware.
Zero-tolerance policies meant to keep weapons out of schools sometimes punish students with special needs for less serious offenses.
Back-to-school time always has a nervous energy to it. Will my kid’s BFF be in my daughter’s class? Will my son like his teacher? Did my daughter get a good teacher? Will my son adjust and do well in this…
Hippotherapy aids with therapy goals Literally meaning “treatment with the help of the horse” from the Greek word “hippos,” hippotherapy is how physical, occupational and speech therapists use the movement of the horse as part of their intervention to help…
Summer is the perfect time to take a break and enjoy a vacation filled with fun, relaxation and adventure for the whole family. When it comes to travelling, any parent’s goal is to create lifelong memories for themselves and, of…
As Jimmy Curran wheels his way into the bustling Starbucks, everyone he passes glances down at him and smiles sympathetically. Each person creating their own idea of the kind of life Curran must lead. As a 28-year-old with spinal muscular…
Updated: April 17, 2019 Kiera, an 11-year-old Glenside, PA girl who suffers from seizures, is sleeping much better now. So too is Grace, an eight-year-old with autism, from Harleysville, PA. Both children are using medical marijuana for their medical conditions.…
We all want the best care for our children, and a crucial part of good care for any child is finding a doctor that is knowledgeable, experienced and compassionate. This is especially important for kids with special needs, who often…
The number of children with autism spectrum disorder has risen to 1 in 59, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control published Thursday. CDC's last estimate in 2016 put the figure at 1 in 68. "Researchers can't…
These parents started businesses to provide work experience for their special-needs children.