When winter hits there are still lots of fun activities for special needs children. It doesn't matter what level your children are at, you can find something fun and creative to do together.
According to the CDC, 1 in 68 kids now have autism. The Pacific Child & Family Associates offered Parents.com the exclusive infographic below, which shows a timeline of autism spectrum disorder.
Our families are far from typical. So why do we try to be that perfect “Norman Rockwell” family during holiday get-togethers? Tell yourself right now that you and your family are going to enjoy the holidays in your own way and at your own pace. Stop worrying about what others think and make the holidays meaningful for your children. Here are some holiday issues that might come up and some creative ideas to make it work for your family.
Music has a way of reaching us, touching our souls and inspiring us in a way that is very powerful. Often it can have a very effective impact on children with disabilities, especially children with speech and language disorders and gross or fine-motor difficulties.
While all families raising children with special needs experience higher stress levels than the rest of us, those who are dedicated to serving our country encounter additional complications such as deployments, scheduling logistics and frequent moves.
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