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The Laws That Protect Your Child with Special Needs

If you have children with special needs, you want to ensure that they receive support so that they can get the best possible chance at living a normal and fulfilling life. To make this possible, it helps to be aware of the laws that protect your child with special...

The Challenges Faced By Teenagers with ADHD

As children begin to grow into adulthood, they begin to have more responsibilities and less supervision over their daily lives. Teens with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) face even greater challenges when they begin to move toward becoming adults....

Sports for Children and Youth with Disabilities

All children, whether they are disabled or not, benefit from social activities in which they learn to work as a team with others. However, children and youth with disabilities benefit even more because this encourages them to participate in activities they may...

Special Needs Organizations You Should Know About

Many organizations throughout the U.S. provide services for special needs children. A parent or family of a special needs child can check out the various organizations that exist to determine which ones provide resources that are useful to their unique...

Social Skills for Teens with Autism

As children become teenagers, they begin to learn the social rules of adult culture, in addition to the even more complicated social rules of teenagers. The subtle nuances of what is or is not socially acceptable, along with the sometimes difficult consequences of...

Signs of ADD in a Teenager

Attention deficit disorder is a condition with two presentations: ADD and ADHD. ADD is used to describe issues with distractibility, poor memory, and inattention. Meanwhile, ADHD describes other symptoms of impulsivity and hyperactivity in students. Both are included...

Motivating Special Needs Children

Special needs children are often able to sense that they are somehow “different” from many of the other children they meet. Whether this becomes something painful or something they can work with and see as positive depends a lot on how well they are...

How to Treat Children and Teens with Special Needs

A child with special needs is still a child, and, just like all other children, is important and wants to be loved. However, a child or teen with special needs faces more challenges than the usual child or adolescent during the process of growing up. Every special...

How Do You Accommodate Students with Special Needs?

Students with special needs learn much more effectively in an environment in which accommodations are made to make learning more comfortable for them. Creating a classroom environment that is designed to enhance the learning process for such children will make them...

Homeschooling Special Needs Children

Trying to learn in a large classroom with many students can be challenging for young people. If a child has special needs, the challenge is even greater. If you have a child with autism, a learning disability, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome, or any other special needs,...