Special Needs Families

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Advice for families with special needs, including tips on communicating and interacting effectively.
Studies from Penn State show that by age 11 children spend about a third of their time with their siblings, which is more than time spent with parents, friends, teachers or even alone. Siblings can have...
According to her mother, 8-year-old J. is "really sweet and loves attention." She goes to her friend's house, does horseback riding, and likes to play board games. She also has cerebral palsy...
A few years ago, my then 7-year-old daughter had big plans for my demise.  These were revealed in a seemingly innocent picture she drew one day.  When I asked her to tell me about her drawing, she explained,...
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