One of the keys to navigating the daunting task of securing services for your special needs child is finding out what funding sources are available. If you can do this, then your mission is a success, if not, then you have a lot of work to do. The good news is that we have gathered
Empowering the Special Needs Community
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GPS monitoring devices come in all shapes and sizes. Smaller devices are a disappointment to parents of children with autism. These devices are designed to locate pets, suitcases and in a limited way, typical children, but fail to protect children with autism. Continuous tracking and proactive alerts are critical in an effective solution for wandering.
A post by AngelSense, a GPS & voice monitoring solution designed for children with special needs.Learn more about how AngelSense’s GPS tracking solution can help improve your child’s safety and well-being. As the year draws to a close, we are grateful to reflect on the past 12 months and consider how many families and communities
Guest Post by Jackie Nunes Jackie Nunes is a blogger at WonderMoms.org. She is a former pediatric nurse and now a full-time homeschool educator. She and her husband have three children. Their middle child suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was 4. Now 11 years old, she is hearing impaired and uses a wheelchair. Jackie and two other
A guest post by Charles Carpenter, founder of Healing Sounds. Charles believes in the power of music and sound as a healing tool. Music therapy can help people with a wide variety of health conditions, from children on the autism spectrum to seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. It may be used to soothe mothers in labor,
There’s nothing quite like the festive cheer that fills a shopping center during the holiday season. The smell of pumpkin spice, the sparkle of shiny tinsel, and Jingle Bells blasting over the speakers is one of those not to be missed experiences for some. But for those with autism, this is a sensory nightmare.
A bus ride poses a unique set of challenges for anyone with special needs. After all it’s a unique situation which requires a person to deal with other people, information, money and transitions.
For special children, the consequences and damage of bullying may be long lasting and often further impairs an already withdrawn child’s social skills. But the severity of this situation only becomes clear when you consider a survey we conducted in 2015.
Have you ever stopped to consider how your child experiences the world? For children with autism it’s almost as if everything is filtered through a unique lens which heightens even the faintest sounds, smells and tastes. This inundates an autistic child with so much excess data to process and make sense of that they’re often
Asperger’s Syndrome changes what it means to be a parent. This condition forces parents to accept that they’re preparing their child for a world that may not always understand them. The good news is that many with Asperger’s Syndrome do go on to lead fulfilling lives.