Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/specialneedschildren The Special Needs Children site offers information, resources and support for families raising children with disabilities, chronic health conditions, developmental delays or other challenges, and can be found in the Family section of Bellaonline.com en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:14:50 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Teens with Type One Diabetes http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183801.asp Teens with Type 1 Diabetes face the same challenges of adolescence as their mainstream peers, with the added stress of managing a chronic condition with terrible complications. They deserve ongoing support and encouragement whether diagnosed in early childhood or while dealing with a new diagnosis. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:22:12 EST Traumatic Interventions and Childhood Disabilities http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183763.asp Children and teens with disabilities may experience traumatic stress resulting from ignorance, prejudice or poverty in their communities that may not be related to a diagnosis, but some interventions can also create painful or emotionally unbearable situations difficult to survive. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:21:17 EST Disability Advocacy and Unintended Consequences http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183661.asp Disability awareness and advocacy has long been fueled by medical and education professionals, family members, and others who have neither grown up with or experienced disability issues on a daily basis. Individuals with disability bear the brunt of the unintended consequences of uninformed efforts. Sun, 6 Jul 2014 07:55:45 EST