What do Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, Rett’s Syndrome, and PDD mean? How do they differ? Does your child fit one of these diagnoses?
For a child with special needs, the experience of going to camp takes on added significance.
Students with disabilities have options at graduation time. Learn how to make the most of them.
Fifth graders diagnosed with ADHD have an increased risk of serious injury, including broken bones.
If you have a friend or family member with a child with autism, here are 10 ways you may be able to help them this holiday season.
Advocate for your ADHD or ADD child. Set up accommodations in school now.
If your child shows signs of significant academic difficulties in the coming year, and you have exhausted other school options to resolve the problems, consider having her evaluated to determine if she has an LD and is a candidate for special education.
The brains of preschool children with symptoms of ADHD are different than those of typically developing children, according to a new study.
The wandering and elopement survey found that approximately half of parents of children with autism report that their child elopes.
Some medical and behavioral treatments may reduce certain behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders, but more research is needed to assess benefits and harms.
Families who do their best to protect their children with special needs often make several critical mistakes in developing their family plan.
If your child has Attention Deficit Disorder, become actively involved in his quest to manage it. Here are 10 ways to do that:
Autism affects about 1 in every 110 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But studies are currently being conducted with younger children to see if and when certain behaviors may indicate the onset of autism. The earlier the disorder is diagnosed, the sooner treatment can begin.
Marriage can be difficult when you have a special needs child. Here are some strategies to strengthen the bond with your spouse.
A learning disability is characterized by difficulties in acquiring information and typically gives rise to academic deficiencies. This partial list of behaviors may suggest a child has a learning disability.