Blog Posts - Special Needs



Raising An Autistic Child Tends To Lead To Family Exclusion

I come from a great family really.  Growing up we spent a lot of time with most of my relatives, visiting and spending time.  So it really comes as a shock when I stop and look around and realize that there really is no place for my family in thei...
by A Parent's Perspective on Aug 25, 2016

Book Review: Shattered Prayers

Shattered Prayers, The Testing of a Father’s Faith By Kenneth Ching. Kirkdale Press, 2016 I read this newly released book …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Aug 4, 2016

Finding Balance When Parenting a Special Needs Child

Are you trying to successfully parent a special needs child?
by Hunter Happenings on Jun 28, 2016

Catch Seussical At The Wesleyan June 4th @ 1PM

We went to see a show tonight.  We actually had the opportunity to check out Seussical a musical based around the works of Dr Seuss that was written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Those who read my blog regularly know that we have an autistic...
by A Parent's Perspective on Jun 4, 2016

Total Talk by Panther Technology – Review & Giveaway

What we love… Intuitive, easy to navigate interface Ease of editing and adding content Tele-prompt: ability to provide suggestions remotely Tele-text: ability to send messages to another device like texting Variety of voices, rates, and pitch W...
by The iMum on May 1, 2016

Total Talk by Panther Technology – Review

What we love… Intuitive, easy to navigate interface Ease of editing and adding content Tele-prompt: ability to provide suggestions remotely Tele-text: ability to send messages to another device like texting Variety of voices, rates, and pitch W...
by The iMum on May 1, 2016

Bitsboard PRO – The Best Educational Learning Games and Flash Cards in 1 App by Innovative Investments Limited – Review & Giveaway

What we love… Fully customizable lessons with lots of different learning modes. What we’d love to see… Even more boards on math. Summary Bitsboard Pro is the ultimate educational app with top-quality content and outstanding enabling...
by The iMum on Apr 27, 2016

3rd Grade Reading Guarantee Prep: Comprehension Practice by Reinvent Recess Digital, LLC – Review

What we love… engaging reading app that tests comprehension versus just letting kids read – so you know what areas may be challenging and you can help them focus on it.  Each of the stories is interesting and helps kids want to learn ver...
by The iMum on Apr 27, 2016

Welcome…. You’re Somebody’s MOTHER

Britt is a Beach bum, Mom, Wife, Sister, Friend, Wanna be Photographer, Special needs advocate, Library enthusiast, Yogi, Mom blogger. Britt lives in a barn on Cape Cod with her husband, two toddlers, and stinky black lab. You can read more of her ad...
by First Time Dad on Apr 11, 2016

Brent and Harrow Transport Services to merge

Brent Cabinet will tonight consider a proposal to merge the Transport Services of the two brooughs that are used for children and adults with special needs to transport them to schools, colleges or day centres.The overall aim is to make savings in bo...
by wembleymatters on Mar 14, 2016

STARS Promote Life Skills

Students in STARS promote life skills, while achieving the goal of integrating special needs students with the rest of the student body. STARS stands for […]...
by How To Learn on Feb 24, 2016

Special Needs Inclusion

Special needs inclusion is a priority in Williamson County Schools, where a high level of including students who have special needs or learning or physical […]...
by How To Learn on Feb 3, 2016

Special Needs Preschool Classroom Prepares Kids for Kindergarten

A special needs preschool classroom prepares kids for kindergarten who are on the autism spectrum or have language delays. The difference in readiness allows them […]...
by How To Learn on Dec 28, 2015

10 Great Museum Programs for Special Needs Children

As the parent of an autistic child, I have a solid understanding of just how much work is involved in making sure that a trip is properly designed to allow our son to attend comfortably. Whether on vacation or near home, children’s museums are...
by A Parent's Perspective on Dec 26, 2015

Special Needs Dobermans wants to Make Santa Pay!

That's right, via generous benefactor, Special Needs Dobermans is again running their Make Santa Pay! fundraiser.Donations are being matched, dollar for dollar, from December 15 to December 31.As always, there are a number of General Funds cases who...
by The Elka Almanac on Dec 19, 2015

Co-teaching Keeps All Students Included

Co-teaching keeps all students included in  more general classes through careful planning and a faculty committed to inclusion. In one classroom at Sutton Elementary in […]...
by How To Learn on Dec 18, 2015

In pursuit of a child’s potential: a parent’s reflections on hope and futility

December 3, International Day of People With DisabilityBy Guest Blogger Jennifer JohannesenParents with young children with severe neurodevelopmental disabilities are extraordinarily committed to helping them achieve as much as they can, despite the...

Chile, 2015, Part Seven

As we near the end of out stay here in Valparaiso, Chile, at the “Look of Love” school. We are trying to complete as much of the project as possible before we depart for home. The team is split up in many small groups and each group is gi...
by Doing God's Work on Nov 26, 2015

Poor Prenatal Diagnoses: Is It Time for A Change in Prenatal Testing?

Years ago, a contemporary Christian singer, Bruce Carroll, sang a song that was titled “Sometimes Miracles Hide.” In the song, he tells the story of an excited couple who are disappointed to learn that their unborn child had Down’s...
by ProlifePetitions on Nov 23, 2015

Parents of Kids With Disabilities Don't Get Sick, Right?

This morning, there is a medical appointment in my diary.  It's not a specialist clinic for our son Nicholas; it's for me.  I'm going to review my spinal xrays with our GP.  I've abused my spine by lifting Nicholas throughout his life...


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