The Holidays with a Special Needs Child (part 2)

We posted this on our Facebook page around Thanksgiving, but we think it is worth repeating. Article from About.com Holidays have always been times that families join together to share in traditions. Family traditions promote positive emotional development in children. They help children feel connectedness to others and develop a family’s sense of identity. Whether […]

The Holidays with a Special Needs Child

College Students Making a Difference for Children with Disabilities this Holiday Season Sixteen students at the University of Georgia are helping to make sure children of all abilities can enjoy the holiday season– by creating toys specifically designed for children with motor disabilities. The students are taking an assistive technology class called “Geeks With a […]

Child of the Month: December 2013

December 2013: Brooke Brooke ended her first evening at the Friday Night Club telling us she met a friend; something we had never heard her say before. At 15 months of age, we learned our daughter Brooke would have challenges ahead of her. Now 16 and with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum, social interactions with peers are […]