Go To Pro

Go To Pro
Improve Learning Skills with Family Activities
Family Activities - Fun and Improve Learning Skills Too! One of the best parts of spring, summer, or holiday breaks was the break away from 'all things school.' Little did I know then...
Safety-Care: Making Least Restrictive Interventions Available.
  Organizations working with individuals with special needs usually focus on implementing the least intrusive interventions within the least restrictive environments possible. However...
Transitioning 2 Life Skills - From HS to Adult
Meet Transition Mandates with Transition 2 Life               What happens when your child graduates from high school with a...

Activities

Activities
Team USA vs. Team Morocco - With Heart and Soul, there are no losers!
     The Special Olympic World Winter Games Austria 2017 was an event filled with athletes having more heart and soul, and sheer determination, that I have witnessed in any...
Team USA Snowboarders Take the Gold at Special Olympic World Winter Games Austria 2017
Photo Credits: Freddie B. Photography™    The biggest challenge I place upon myself as a photojournalist covering Special Olympic events is that I try to cover as many events...
Special Olympics Chairman Dr. Tim Shriver and NBA Star Sam Perkins take to the rink in the Special Olympics World Games Unified Sports Experience
Photo Credit: Freddie B. Photography™       The Unified Sports Experience (USE) is a Special Olympics program that brings together Special Olympics athletes,...

Products and Services

Products and Services
Once Upon a Sign: The Magic Mirror
“Once Upon a Sign” has a series of DVDs all performed in American Sign Language. They can be played with or without subtitles, and even though they are designed for the deaf, they are fun...
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...

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...

Children and Parents

Children and Parents
Remembering Olivia Quigley (1992-2016)...an Inspiration for Us All!
     It was near the end of a long day at the Katherine B. Loker Track & Field Staduim at USC, Los Angles, where I had been covering a variety of Special Olympic World...
Message of Peace Unveiled at Rio Landmark
The giant flag was divided into seven pieces to be transported up to the Christ statue © • Rio 2016/Alex Ferro. By Rio 2016  Giant mosaic made up of 500 flags designed...
Special Olympic Southern California Summer Games 2016
     Photo credits: Freddie B. Photography™ (Copyright 2016) I woke up on the morning of June 11 in Long Beach to an overcast & foggy morning, with the...