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,..
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..
While other babies were babbling up a storm, Joey Wasikowski wasn’t able to form sounds or say “da-da.” In fact, he didn’t start talking at all until he was 6-years-old. Even now at the age of 10, the 4th grader can only speak in 3- to 5-word utte..
“Having a special needs child changes your life and tests your marriage,” says Nancy Flanders, of Essex Junction, Vermont. Nancy and her husband, Steve, have experienced the ups and downs that go along with parenting and care-giving to their two-year-..
Research states students retain more of their learning in year-round programs or programs with short breaks throughout the year. With all of the budget cutbacks, ESY may not be an option for your child. Here are some tips on things you can do to ensure yo..
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..
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..
How do you make sure your child gets continuous, consistent support,when your family is constantly moving? Over 100,000 military families have members with special needs, according to the Department of Defense. These include spouses, children, or dependen..
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..