Children and Parents

Children and Parents
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...
Reading, Improving Writing, and Study Skills
Reading, Improving Writing, and Study Skills As a parent you often find that your child need a boost with learning reading, writing, or study skills. I know I did! My kids, I have two sons...
Struggling with Learning Reading, Writing, or Study Skills?
New Reading and Writing Program Contest One of the great things about fall is that the air is cool and sometimes, just sometimes, you even need to light a fire in the fireplace and...

Activities

Activities
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...
Minimize Chlorine in Yourself and Your Child
With summer here, swimming pools expose us to large concentrations of chlorine. Use NDF® or NDF Plus® to minimize chlorine in yourself and your child. Swim safe at the beach or in your...

Products and Services

Products and Services
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...
Special Needs App of the Day - iLearnNEarn
“We wanted to use technology to create fun educational tools that are simple for educators and parents to customize, that would reinforce the lessons being taught in the classrooms and...

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...