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Webinar: Managing Stress as the Parent of a Child with Special Needs

Learn coping strategies for chronic PTSD experienced by parents of a child with special needs. Presented by Dr. Liz Matheis, Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Aimee Sharp
IEP day

IEP (Individual Education Plan) Day: How to Prepare

It's IEP Day and you're stressing out. Take a deep breath and don't sweat it. With these video tips on how to prepare, you've got this.

Alethea Mshar
Children with Different Abilities

A Delicate Balance: Parenting Children with Different Abilities

Parenting children with different abilities is hard. As a father to a child with special needs and one with typical needs, I'm learning to strike a balance.

John R. Collen, PA-C
feeding tube accessories

Feeding Tube Accessories: How to Improve Life with a Feeding Tube

Feeding tube accessories can make the tube more secure and easier to deal with. They can also make having a feeding tube more acceptable to your child.

Sarah Herrera
nutrition and pku

Nutrition and PKU: Information and Resources for Phenylketonuria

Knowing about nutrition and PKU can make all the difference between leading a healthy life and experiencing damaging consequences of Phenylketonuria.

Sarah Herrera
special needs parents

How to Help Special Needs Parents Using the Ring Theory

If you want to help and support special needs parents, simply being supportive will do far more good than giving advice or expressing concern.  

Alethea Mshar
homeschool

Why I’m Glad I Chose to Homeschool My Child with Special Needs

I know there will be days when homeschool will be challenging, but I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to foster a love of learning in Sam.

Amy Noelle Collen
your child has a disability

To The Parent Who Just Found Out Your Child Has a Disability

To the parent who just found out your child has a disability, there are a few things I want to tell you that I wish I would have known all those years ago.

Alethea Mshar
Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Support and Resources for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Living with spinal muscular atrophy requires knowledge, strength and support. Find resources and support for your journey here.

Sarah Herrera
back to school

Back to School for Your Special Needs Child: How to Be Ready

Getting your special needs child back to school is more complicated than it is for a typical child. Use these tips to make sure your family is ready.

Alethea Mshar
Pediatric Tube Feeding Guide
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