Category: Tips

Determining Children’s Special Education: What Steps Parents Should Take

Determining whether your child requires special education programming can be daunting — but the most important thing to keep in mind is that feelings of confusion or ambiguity are positively normal. Many parents feel under-equipped to take on the extra task of raising a child who requires special education, but there’s an upside. Educational development […]

Six Tips for Travelling with Special Needs Children

The winter holidays are right around the corner, bringing with them family time, traveling, and sometimes extra levels of stress. Though vacations can be a magical period, travel can sometimes complicate the journey — as can taking extra care to ensure your special-needs child is safe, behaving, and ready for long flights or car rides. […]

3 Ways Special Education Can Improve Your Child’s Life

Special needs education is one of the most important services in the world today. Children who live with a learning disability often feel left out in other forms of education programs, but luckily there are schools for students with learning disabilities and private autism schools that can truly change a child’s life for the better. […]

How to Help Your Child Cope if They Have a Sibling with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs or a learning disability can be a challenge for any parent. It can take a toll on parents’ lives both mentally and physically. However, if there are siblings in the picture, and those siblings do not have a learning disability, it can also be very difficult for them. In […]

Easy Ways to Help Your Child with Special Needs Fall Asleep

It’s extremely important for children to get a good amount of sleep each night. If a child doesn’t get enough sleep, their mind and body will suffer. Even though it’s important for children to get sleep in general, it’s even more important for special needs students to get enough hours in. The stress to do […]

3 Things Every Parent of Child with Special Needs Should Know

As a parent of a child with special needs, you may find yourself struggling with your day-to-day life. Unlike most parents, those who have a child with special needs will have different routines and tasks that need to be completed each and every day. Even for super parents, this can be a lot to deal […]

How To Be the Best Parent for a Child with Special Needs

As a parent of a child with special needs, it can be hard to cope with the idea that your child may be treated differently and have a harder time doing simple daily tasks. It can be upsetting to watch your child struggling with learning and making friends. However, 79% of Americans say that children […]

How To Help Your Child with Special Needs Make Friends

For a child with special needs, there are many aspects of school that can be extremely challenging. And when you’re child hurts, you hurt, too. One thing that can be especially difficult for these children is making friends. Often times, they may feel excluded from other kids at their school or in their daily lives […]

Preparing for the First Day at a New Special Education School: 3 Tips

The school year is fast approaching. That means many parents of children with special needs are gearing up for their first year in a special needs school. Even if your child is enrolled in one of the top special education schools, it can be overwhelming for students and parents alive. But there is no reason for […]

Children with Disabilities and Social Skills: 3 Tips

Making eye contact, having a firm handshake, noticing the reactions of others as you speak and adjusting accordingly: these are all skills you need in order to succeed in the world. Most people learn them simply by osmosis, although with varying degrees of success. But for children with disabilities, the process in which social skills […]