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 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:52:29 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Babies with Developmental Delays http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183544.asp Babies with developmental delays can grow up in the mainstream even if they qualify for services for those with a certain degree of delay in one of five areas of development. Many babies with delays respond well to early intervention as if they just had a different timetable of development. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:08:57 EST Inclusive Playgroups for Babies and Toddlers http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183280.asp New moms looking for playgroups with other mothers of babies or toddlers can use social media or local resources to set up a series of introductory meetings with childhood specialists, parent educators, or others with expertise in development. Inclusive playgroups often lead to lifelong friendships. Thu, 8 May 2014 07:20:33 EST Holiday Breaks and Childhood Disabilities http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178935.asp Parents of children with disabilities may struggle more than their mainstream peers to plan activities, schedule play dates or find childcare when school is not in session during holidays. Changes in sleep schedules and differences in daily routines can be challenging for both parents and children. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 04:44:55 EST