Category: special needs

Different is beautiful

Step in the Right Direction

April 6th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from a Fitness for Health student, Brian.  His wise words not only celebrate National Autism Awareness Month, but are very pertinent as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. “Be kinder to one another.” ______________________________________________________________ Like many of my peers, I’ve been looked with averted eyes and subject

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The Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity for Caregivers and the Individuals Receiving Care

February 27th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Deborah Jaffe. While working with special needs children for many years, in both public and private schools, she became inspired by their strength and determination in facing their challenges. Out of that inspiration, she created a Facebook support group dedicated to special needs children

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Choosing a Summer Program for Your Child with Special Needs

February 3rd, 2020

It is never too early to begin researching summer programs for your child with special needs. Since all children are different, summer program experiences can vary.  And, choosing a summer  program for your child with special needs can seem overwhelming. Summer program options are as plentiful and unique as your child’s interests and abilities.  So,

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Inclusion

Inclusion at Its Best

January 23rd, 2020

"When I was born with autism, my parents nor my peers have known what challenges I would face in life. "

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Thirteen New Year’s Resolutions Every Special Needs Parent Should Make

December 31st, 2019

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article that was originally published in 2016. Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? Don’t fret. You have 363 days left to accomplish your goals. If you are the parent of a child with special needs, try these great family-oriented resolutions to make your life

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

December 17th, 2019

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

December 17th, 2019

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when families get together to catch up, dine and tell one another how much they care for each other, the Holidays also bring cramped parking at

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college-accessibility

10 Benefits to Look for When Searching for an Accessible College Campus

December 11th, 2019

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Aimee Laurence, an editor at Write My Papers and Custom Essay.  She shares her insights on special needs, occupational therapy, and college life. She is passionate about getting equal opportunities for all and improving the educational system. Aimee also works as a freelance editor for the site Economic

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Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks

November 25th, 2019

Everyone looks forward to Thanksgiving and the holidays for its wonderful food, family get-togethers and exciting football games.  Thanksgiving and the holidays are also a time to reflect on the previous year(s) and to be grateful for the people who have bettered our lives. Today’s blog will focus on why I am thankful this year.

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Exercise as Medicine for the ADD and ADHD Communities

October 8th, 2019