Advocating for Your Child with Chronic Pain

When it comes to children with special needs, most teachers are trained on how to deal with intellectual and learning disabilities. Even if they do not have specific training, they will have a team of special education professionals… Read More

Autism and Girls – How Autistic Girls Sometimes Fly Under the Radar

Autism is three times as common in boys as it is in girls, or even higher, according to most statistics, but some professionals are starting to wonder if these stats are accurate. A growing body of research is… Read More

Becoming Your Special Needs Child’s Advocate

When your child has a special need, you instantly step into the role of advocate. Especially when your child is too young to speak up for his own needs, you have to fight to ensure your child gets… Read More

Partnering with Teachers for Your Special Needs Child’s Success

When your child with special needs heads off to school, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed as you hand the care of your child to another person. As your child’s parent and advocate, you need to understand that the… Read More

So Your Child Was Diagnosed with a Learning Disability – Now What?

When your child has a learning disability, the road to diagnosis can seem long and feel lonely. However, once you get that diagnosis, your work is just beginning. It can feel quite overwhelming to know what to do… Read More

Teaching Important Life Skills to Kids with Autism

Kids with autism have an excellent chance at enjoying happy and successful adult years upon learning life skills early and often throughout childhood. Repetitive practice of each life skill at an early age gives kids a chance to… Read More

5 Important Classroom Accommodations For Autistic Children

Since autism spectrum disorder cause a wide range of learning disabilities that are unique to each child, classrooms must remain equipped to help every student work around those difficulties. Each individual’s executive function level and sensory processing difficulties… Read More