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What I Realized When We Received Our Son’s DYRK1A Diagnosis

It’s a day I will never forget, and it seems like just yesterday I got that call. My day started out like it normally did at 6:30 am, hitting the snooze a handful of times before ...

One million pound investment for special needs dental centre

A dental centre, specifically designed for special needs patients is set to open in Spring 2019 after a one million pound investment from Big Issue Invest (BII). The new ...

This Company Makes Medical Accessories for Kids with Special Needs That Look Amazingly Cool

Image Source: Alexandra Connell / PATTIandRICKY.com If you ask Alexandra Connell what the mission of her company is, you’ll get a simple answer: to bring the “cool factor” ...

Teaching My Kids Not to Bully Isn’t Enough — I’m Showing Them What It Means to Be an Ally

Editor’s Note: Babble and ABC are both a part of The Walt Disney Company. Image Source: Thinkstock October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was initiated by PACER’s ...

Mom Fully Embraces Son’s Love of Dinosaurs with ‘Jurassic Park’-Themed Family Photo Shoot

Image Source: Roaming Magnolias Photography by Samantha Bishop A picture really is worth a thousand words — and nothing proves this more than Samantha Bishop’s Jurassic-themed ...

What I Realized When I Observed My Son With Autism At School

Today started out as a regular ol’ Thursday.  Alarm clocks ringing, bowls of cereal spilling, frantically looking for that missing homework paper that we most definitely ...

This Is The Harsh Reality Of Finding Friends As A Special Needs Mom

About two years ago, I brought my then 18-month-old son to the Children’s Museum to spend the day with some friends and their children. This day at the museum, like many others, ...

What It’s Like Parenting A Child With An Invisible Disability

There was something about my oldest that just always seemed different. He had severe separation anxiety as a baby and toddler. He never really played with other children all that well, ...

Mom Starts Coffee Van Business for Daughter with Down Syndrome, Shattering Stereotypes

If you asked just about any parent what they want for their kids, they’d probably say happiness, fulfillment, and success. We all want our kids to do something they love, something ...

Please Teach Your Children Kindness When Interacting With Kids On The Autism Spectrum

Recently, we took a trip to the park down the street. My son saw some other kids about his age he wanted to play hide-and-seek with. He asked if he could invite them to play. I encouraged ...
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