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. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:47:43 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline http://specialneedschildren.bellaonline.com Insensitive Fundraising with the Best Intentions http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art184154.asp A rare nighttime Fun Run fundraiser for Special Olympics known as "Run from the Cops" is inappropriate and insensitive. Even the most well-trained, experienced and compassionate law enforcement personnel could take actions that have deadly consequences if a person with a disability does not comply. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:18:43 EST Age Appropriate Misbehavior - Toddlers Throw http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183814.asp Babies and toddlers with Down syndrome often engage in age-appropriate misbehavior as they pass through developmental milestones as early as their mainstream peers. Throwing food, plates and cups at meal time during the 'hold and release, cause and effect' stage can be delightful for the child. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 04:25:35 EST 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