Tag: delays and disabilities

Oh to be understood!

Oh to be understood!

Helping a child with attention or learning problems is a feat that most parents find intensely challenging. You may know that your child is bright, ye ...
Sibling visits to the NICU can be helpful

Sibling visits to the NICU can be helpful

Prematurity affects everyone, including siblings. When older children have a sister or brother in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) they sense t ...
New Year’s resolutions – good or bad for kids with special needs?

New Year’s resolutions – good or bad for kids with special needs?

I have never been one to commit to a New Year’s resolution, in part because I would feel badly if I did not follow through and achieve my goal. Most o ...
Resilience. When struggles can be a good thing.

Resilience. When struggles can be a good thing.

Wouldn’t you love to have a crystal ball that could show you what your child will be like when he is an adult? Would his disability define him? Would ...
The special language of special needs

The special language of special needs

If you have a child with special needs, you have no doubt heard tons of words, initials or acronyms that you did not understand. You may have had to s ...

Table of Contents for the Delays and Disabilities series

If you are new to this series, or if you want to catch up on posts you may have missed, this is a good way to see all the posts. They are grouped by t ...
One year anniversary of this series!

One year anniversary of this series!

It is hard to believe that a year has gone by since the Delays and Disabilities – How to get help for your child blog series began. Due to the respons ...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

May 2014 be a year of good health and happiness to everyone. We look forward to continuing the series on Delays and Disabilities - How to get help ...
Delays and disabilities series – a recap

Delays and disabilities series – a recap

Here is a list of all blog posts to date with links, grouped by topic. You can go back and see what pertains to you and get caught up. This post shoul ...
What are Recreation Services?

What are Recreation Services?

Recreation Services (also known as Therapeutic Recreation, Rec Therapy or “RT”) involves the use of activities to help treat a variety of challenges ( ...