Being ready for kindergarten means that your child is able to attend to and learn the information being presented in the academic setting and is emotionally able to interact appropriately with her teacher and fellow students. What are some of the skills e..
Toolkit, resources and links to help encourage healthy habits Obesity: Special Needs Resources » (download the entire report) AbilityPath.org provides a variety of resources for parents, teachers and professionals to help their children find balance and ..
Halloween Trick or Treat Social Story Halloween can be a fun holiday but also a little scary with all the different costumes and masks. It can also be a loud holiday with everyone so excited. But I will have fun on Halloween with my Mom or Dad because the..
Halloween is a fun and exciting time for many children. However, Halloween can cause fear and anxiety for many children with special needs – they may face challenges with sensory overload, feeling comfortable, happy, or safe. As a parent of a child with..
POLICE OFFICER If I am lost or need help, I can ask a Police Officer. A Police Officer usually wears a blue or black uniform with a badge and drives a car with lights on the top. I should not be scared of a police officer because they are there to help me..
Getting your child to sleep is one of the most difficult tasks for Parents. If your child has special needs, this becomes a sometimes impossible task. Establishing a bedtime routine can sometimes make it easier for your child to fall asleep. Here are some..
The IRS deadline for filing your 2010 taxes is April 18, 2011. Although 63 percent of Americans have filed their tax returns, nearly 64 million Americans are waiting until the last minute or filing tax extensions this week. For parents and caregivers of c..
Ideas for a healthy Halloween! Halloween is a holiday filled with creative costumes, spooky decorations and lots of candy. And while kids may want to dive in on their sugar-filled bounty, it can be hard for parents to say no and encourage a healthier opti..
There are many treatment options for a child with cerebral palsy (CP). But play can go a long way toward encouraging development. Try these tips to develop cognitive and social skills: Encourage your child to make friends with other children. If necessary..
Here are some things you can do to support your child’s prominent learning style: Visual Have your child sit in clear view of the teacher, particularly during group activities. This will help your child integrate information through demonstration and ob..