Is Your Child’s Physical Development on Track?

Is Your Child's Physical Development on Track?

(StatePoint) All children develop at their own pace. Sometimes however, a child may not do certain activities that other children the same age are doing — like sitting without support, rolling over, walking or other physical skills. Parents may question whether their child has a physical developmental

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What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

by Annette Pinder There are all sorts of programs available for children with developmental disabilities — from residential care and treatment, to special schools, and programs. But what happens after the age of 18 when they are no longer eligible these programs? And what happens to those

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Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Source: Upbility.net The website Upbility.net states that “when individuals have severe speech and language disabilities, augmentative and alternative communication strategies (AAC) can provide them with an opportunity to express themselves and have a voice, impacting life quality, educational access, and development of social skills and relationships.” According to the

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Parenting: Is It Important to Feed Kids Organic Food?

Parenting: Is It Important to  Feed Kids Organic Food?

(StatePoint) The nutritional choices you make for your children are crucial, setting the stage for good health and good habits for years to come. So if you’ve heard about the benefits of organic food, you may be wondering if it’s worth the extra expense, especially if you’re

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Assistive Technology: Tools to Improve Every Day Living

Assistive Technology: Tools to Improve Every Day Living

Assistive Technology for Aging, Speech Disabilities, Mobility and More Most Americans want to stay in their homes as they age. Not a bad plan, but what if your home doesn’t fit you as well as it once did? Often, aging can be accompanied by a change in

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Coffee As a Pathway to Peace

Coffee As a Pathway to Peace

Working with the Coffee Quality Institute to create architectural-design standards for coffee facilities that accommodate people with disabilities By David Hill It sounds strange. And yet, on an island in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, that’s exactly what’s percolating. University at Buffalo researchers are working with

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