Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline 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 en-us Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:57:07 EST 240 Children with Special Needs @ BellaOnline Privacy and Parent to Parent Advocacy Individual and parent-to-parent interactions online can be destructive to broad advocacy efforts and humiliating for children, teens or adults with disabilities, when privacy and respect issues are disregarded; especially when families appropriate the focus for support and services to themselves. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:41:39 EST Postpartum Depression and Newborn Diagnosis Having a beautiful new baby diagnosed at birth with a childhood disability can cause a period of readjustment for new moms, but postpartum depression is different in significant ways. Some mothers experience both difficulties, and can remain undiagnosed despite cascading symptoms of depression. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:12:25 EST Age Appropriate Misbehavior - Toddlers Throw 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