Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

By Amy Pinder, MA, CCC-SLP Halloween is a wonderful opportunity for fostering creativity, imagination, and pretend play. However bright flashing lights, large crowds, sugary treats, scary and itchy costumes can present challenges for children with autism and other sensitivities. To make the most of of your Halloween experience,

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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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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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