Children and Parents

Children and Parents
Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games 2015
Team Behind Opening Ceremonies of the Sochi 2014 and London 2012 Olympic Games to Produce the Ceremonies of Special Olympics World Games FiveCurrents named executive producer for the...
12 Activities to Promote Holiday Learning and Fun
Remember, when kids learn in a relaxed environment like playing a game, they retain what they learn at much higher rates, so get your educational fun games today! Here are a few tips:...
World Games
With 7,000 athletes from over 177 countries competing, the 2015 World Games will be one for the ages!LA2015 will feature 25 sports at venues throughout Los Angeles. Learn more about the...

Activities

Activities
Robin Borakove, “Angels Among Us"
For over 40 years, living with the challenges of being different and not knowing why, Robin Borakove was properly diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and her new life began. Benefitting...
Palm Springs: Host of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015
Southern California opens it's doors to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games! More than 100 communities from San Luis Obispo to San Diego will have the honor of participating in the "Host...
Play is Therapy and Therapy is Play”
Play is a cornerstone of development for all children. Consider the cognitive engagement when children are working on a puzzle, or the motor skills and coordination involved in playing...

Products and Services

Products and Services
Dolphin Tale 2 Combo Pack
Three years ago the world was introduced to Winter, a sweet dolphin that was injured and had to have her tail removed. Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of many people, a prosthetic tail...
New Technology For Leg Bag Users: How the Freedom Flow™ II is Changing Lives
Asking for help with personal care can be uncomfortable at times. For some people it’s a daily occurrence. People using a catheter have to deal with the extra chore of emptying their leg...
Rib-it-Ball
The Rib-it-Ball is a patented product originally created for a little boy born without eyes.  The challenge from the boy’s mother was to create a ball that is light weight, makes sound...

Legal

Legal
Creating a Legal Plan for Your Child’s Future
There is no “one size fits all” approach that parents of a child diagnosed within the “autism spectrum” should take as the child approaches their 18th birthday. The abilities and the needs...
I&RS vs. 504 Accommodation Plan vs. IEP
You’ve heard about the I&RS Plan and the 504 Accommodation Plan as well as the IEP, but what are these documents? How are they different? When are they relevant to your child? And most...
Financial Gifts for Children with Special Needs
It is a grandparent’s right to spoil the grandchildren. But if your grandchildren have special needs, giving them large financial gifts may have unintended consequences.  Many...