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Using Behavior as Communication
Behavior is a form of communication for children with certain physical conditions or developmental disabilities who may be using behavior as their only way to communicate what they are not able to explain
Problem Behavior and Family Stress
Misbehavior by a child with special needs can be caused by the extra challenges added by a health problem or developmental delay. What does that mean for mom?
Pompe’s Disease information, resources and support available online.
Tracheotomy and Tracheostomy Resources
Medical interventions like tracheotomy, also called tracheostomy, can be unsettling to families of children who need them. Finding information and a supportive community in the early days following the procedure is much easier through the internet.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders include autism, Asperger's Syndrome, pervasive developmental disability
Woodbine House Publishing Site of the Month
Woodbine House Publishing celebrates 20 years of books for families, educators and other professionals who have an interest in disabilities
Medications for ADD
Medications and treatments for ADD and ADHD
Children who need medications that are too costly for families to afford can seek out programs at specific drug manufacturers that offer many prescriptions at reduced prices through local pharmacies and at company websites
Medications and Herbal Treatments for ADD/ADHD
Alternatives to ADD/ADHD medications may benefit children who are unable to participate in the typical joys and jobs of childhood whether they have been diagnosed due to symptoms of ADD or ADHD or not.
Children with Muscular Dystrophy
Seven of nine forms of muscular dystophy first show symptoms and develop in childhood or infancy. Families are often unaware of these conditions until a child is diagnosed. The Muscular Dystrophy Association provides information on forty Neuromuscular conditions, including Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
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