parenting a special needs child

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5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids With Special Needs

For kids with special needs, video games can offer opportunities to practice everything from communication skills to organization. Read...
Common Sense Media    |   04.22.19   |   SHARE
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Device Hacks For Kids With Special Needs

Eight ideas to make your device more usable for kids with special needs. Read...
Common Sense Media    |   04.15.19   |   SHARE
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Growing up I thought autism was just for folks like Rain Man.

How Walk-It-Off Culture Delayed My Autism Diagnosis  

Growing up I thought autism was just for folks like Rain Man, but my friends helped me realize that autism is a spectrum. Read...
Tris Mamone    |   12.18.17   |   SHARE
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I am proud of the fact that I pushed and continued to push for her autism evaluation, as this is where all the validation in the world has erased the sting of judgment from strangers.

Things Well-Meaning Adults Say To My Autistic Child

People should stop assuming things about my autistic child. Read...
Pauline Campos    |   07.24.17   |   SHARE
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“Is autism my super power?” she asked me, giggling.

Being A Voice For My Daughter's Autism 

“Is autism my super power?” she asked me, giggling. Read...
Pauline Campos    |   07.14.17   |   SHARE
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There's a part of me wondering if having one more child might be a little selfish.

I Have A Special Needs Child; Should I Have A Baby? 

I’ve always wanted four children. I’m not sure why. What is really giving me pause is the fact that my second child, Giovanni, 8, is special needs. Read...
Jo Abi of Mamamia    |   11.11.16   |   SHARE
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9 Tips For A HAPPY Marriage While Parenting A Special Needs Child

In times of stress, we often keep everything bottled up inside until it explodes out over the slightest disagreement. But this approach won't work if Read...
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