March 12 2008 Children with Special Needs Newsletter
Scaphocephaly and Craniosynostosis
Scaphocephalyis, the most common type of craniosynostosis, is most often diagnosed in newborns who have ridged, missing or quickly closing 'soft spots' or fontanelles, or unusually shaped skulls growing too slowly. Immediate medical attention by a pediatric neurologist or surgeon may be required.
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Explaining Down Syndrome to Children
Deciding how to explain Down syndrome to young children may challenge the beliefs and expectations of adults who see more differences than similarities among children with Down syndrome and their mainstream peers.
Easter Craft Ideas
Easter and Children with Disabilities
Wearing Glasses in Early Childhood
Children with Disabilities in Movies, Ads and Television
Recognizing Early Signs of Autism
Grandparents of Children with Special Needs
Home Accessibility and Visitability
Down Syndrome Awareness Month - March or October?
Teens with Disabilities - Transition Planning
Reflux - Pediatric GERD, Infant GER and EER
Preparing for Emergencies - Children with Special Needs
Signing, Reading and Spelling
Oral Health and Dental Visits for Children
Cutting with Scissors and Other Fine Motor Skills
Printing and Cursive Handwriting for Children with Special Needs
Teaching Handwriting to Children with Special Needs
Person Centered Planning
Communicating with Babies
Music Education - Every Voice Heard
Cousins of Children with Special Needs
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