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Special Needs, Blogs

As special needs parents we each empathize and learn from each other. This board is intended to be a collection of blogs dedicated to the special needs individuals in our lives. If you would like to add your blog or contribute to this board simply comment and request on my own recent pins to this board. I look forward to seeing your wonderful blogs added here.

Before we're born, our parent's genes fight for dominance in the womb: They contend that mental illness can be thought of as occupying a spectrum, with autism at one end and schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression at the other. People with autism often have difficulty understanding and appreciating what others are thinking. Now imagine people with the opposite problem: a highly developed ability to tune in to their social milieu — even to perceive things...

Sydni - A Bat Mitzvah of Hope and Healing

11 Healthy Summer Treats For Your Picky Eater

Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems. Although the program is driven by the need to help service members who suffered traumatic brain injuries — often the result of roadside bombs used in the recent wars — the first human test subjects will be people with memory difficulties caused by epilepsy. Electronic devices are already implanted in the brains of tens of thousands of people with Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. Blog: 4 Simple Steps to Break Yourself Out of Negative Hyperfocus - link take you to a great page, and this is the article

Connecting One Piece at a Time: "Just Go Play".

4 Tips to Facilitate Friendships in the Inclusive Classroom

New test can detect early signs of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in babies

When a teacher is a mother whose son can't read..... Read about my journey getting my son help with learning to read. You have these kids in your class - no phonemic awareness, can't follow directions, things just don't stick.

Must See: ADHD in Pictures

Our Children Aren't Broken - Thoughts On How Society Treats Disability

On appreciating not just your present life with your child with #specialneeds, but also how amazing the progress has been from where he started out.

Aids conference says 100 researchers may have been on flight MH17 downed in eastern Ukraine by what the US and Australian governments have described as a surface-to-air missile. Session held ahead of Aids 2014 conference told email exchanges show about 100 attendees booked on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. World tragedy

Connecting One Piece at a Time: There are days.......

Connecting One Piece at a Time: Toys, Toys, Toys! How to store them!

Thinking About Trying Music Therapy with your Child with Special Needs?

Let It Go, as sung by my child with cerebral palsy during a music therapy session. Best version ever!

8 ways to include kids with #special needs in programs, events, classes, camp, wherever: How-to tips from an inclusion expert. The next time you encounter resistance from someone, or flat-out get told "no," this is a handy list to share with them.

Fear Reigns Supreme in My Pregnancy