Bedwetting and Special Needs Children

Author: Austin Sheeley Bedwetting can be frustrating for both children and parents, whether or not they have special needs. But don’t worry–there are several things you can do to help your child overcome bedwetting. 1. Be Supportive! Perhaps the most important thing is to simply be supportive. Children put great trust in their parents’ beliefs. […]

The Science and Art of Listening

Author: SETH S. HOROWITZ Published: November 9, 2012 (A version of this op-ed appeared in print on November 11, 2012, on page SR10 of the New York edition with the headline: The Science and Art of Listening.) HERE’S a trick question. What do you hear right now? If your home is like mine, you hear […]

Traveling with a child with Special Needs- Testing Autism and Air Travel

The Following are highlights from an article on travelling with a special needs child: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder, health officials say. And for the parents who struggle to navigate the nation’s airports and airlines with these children, […]

Tips for Parents on Purchasing Toys for Children with Special Needs

Author: Timothy Benson October 25, 2012 in All Blogs, Autism, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Conditions, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Education and Parenting, Guest Posts, Our Blog, Stroke In certain cases, toys can be helpful tools to help a child learn and develop. To help you with choosing toys that suit your child’s needs and skill […]