Latest articles by Gabrielle Karampelas
He’s known as dad to three and “coach” to a lucky group of San Francisco Bay Area youth. Darrin Uecker is the guy you want as your neighbor, your friend and as your child’s coach. For a group of about 50 kids with special needs and their families,..
With the holidays fast approaching, AbilityPath’s parent nonprofit organization, Community Gatepath welcomed chefs from Stanford University’s Dining Department to help young adults with disabilities and their families kick-off healthy eating habits. ..
Severe weather threats and other natural disasters can be terrifying experiences for any family. For families of children with special needs, as much advance notice and planning as is possible can help in gathering additional items, like important documen..
Autism insurance coverage California advocates and families of children with autism had reason to celebrate this week as Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced amended legislation that would provide individuals with autism and pervasive dev..
Special Education teachers Jennie Chien and Jennifer Martinez from Learning Links Preschool in Burlingame, California recommend that families preparing their toddler for the first day of preschool create a preschool preview book. “It’s a great way..
Tips to Beat the Heat A triple digit heat wave is hitting much of the country this week. Heat can be a silent threat to children, especially children whose communication delays or other special needs might make it harder to detect danger. Heat stroke ca..
Do you know a RAD DAD? Your father, husband, son, grandson, neighbor, or teacher? Help us show the love as we celebrate Father’s Day, let those dads know the AbilityPath community thinks they are RAD DADS. Download one of these RAD DAD badges and po..
“I’m so sorry.” Those were the first words Rick and his wife heard shortly after delivering their blue eyed baby boy. They were just told their son, Noah, has Down syndrome. “My wife was then offered antidepressants, which she declined. While ..
In March 2011, AbilityPath released Walk a Miles in Their Shoes, a groundbreaking report raising awareness that bullying of children with special needs is one of the highest of any other subgroup. Together, with actress Lauren Potter who portrays Becky Ja..