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Waiting for Words

Understanding the most common language delays and disorders.

Socializing Special Kids

Ten important tips to nuture self-reliance and cooperation in relationships.

Helpline for Moms of Special Needs Kids in NJ

Moms of special needs children trained in peer counseling and crisis support will offer peer support, explain resources, and explore the needs of helpline callers.

I am Adam Lanza’s Mother

It's time to talk about mental illness.

Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads

The iPad has proven to be an especially useful communication tool for children with autism.

ADHD Year by Year

Here are some of the challenges faced when your brain works differently, as written from a grade-school perspective.

Special Needs Teens Rise to Challenges

Put an end to special treatment, lax house rules, and low expectations. Special needs teens will rise to the challenge if you let them.

Is Your Special Needs Teen Ready For Work?

To help prepare your special needs teen to be an effective employee, find opportunities to build these skills at home.

Special Needs Motherhood: Are You Mom Enough?

Where does the special needs parenting community fit into The Mommy Wars? The answer: We don't.

The Economics of Autism

How does having a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affect parental employment and income?

Is Your Child Frustrated and Inattentive?

Your child could be struggling with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), which can lead to problems understanding verbal information and auditory cues in social and academic situations.

Sensory Friendly Theatre Coming to Union County

A Sensory Friendly Theatre series specially designed for children with autism and related disabilities is coming to UCPAC in Rahway.

Top 10 Things to Know and Do If You're Dealing with Autism for the First Time

Autism Today offers the following advice for people who are dealing with autism for the first time.

New Data on Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Centers for Disease Control updated its estimate of autism incidence in this country to 1 in 88 (from 1 in 110).

How Learning Differences Affect Schoolwork

The most frequent problem for which children receive special education is a learning disability. What are the signs that your child may have a problem?