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Monitor Your Child in the Hospital
It is important to remain on watch when your child is hospitalized. Dr.
Siblings with Disabilities
Siblings experience their sister's or brother's special needs
in a number of ways and at different levels. Miriam Edelson
When Your Child Has a Disability, an interview
with author Dr. Mark L. Batshaw.
Dr. Batshaw provides advice to parents and discusses his book,
When Your Child Has a Disability. Allison Martin
Interview with Carol Kranowitz, the author of the popular book on sensory
integration, The Out-of-Sync Child. Allison Martin
Battle Cries: Children with
Disabilities are Marginalized in Society
Children with special needs and disabilities are marginalized in our society.
How can parents and special needs advocates encourage full inclusion of
children with disabilities? An interview with Miriam Edelson, author of
Battle Cries: Justice for Kids with Special Needs Allison Martin
What Is Homeopathy?
Short description of the history of homeopathy. Carrie A.Hall
A mother of a child with multiple handicaps shares her waiting room thoughts.
Does Your Child Have a Hidden Disability
Your irritation with your child may reflect a hidden disability. Jill
Attachment and the Special Needs Child
The importance of attachment and bonding for children with special needs.
Getting Your Kids To Cooperate
End the nagging with this advice on motivation and compliance. Elizabeth
Preventing the Contagion of Stress
Causes of stress and how to keep it from spreading. Carl Pickhardt,
A father considers the implications of his son's diagnosis of special
needs. Jeff Stimpson
Strategies to Bolster Self Esteem
Suggestions for coaching your child to a strong and stable self-esteem.
Dr. Steven Richfield
Profound Disability: Thought on Loving a Helpless
Loving a helpless child is a blessing. There is always something appealing,
and interesting, about every person, if you look hard enough. Rosemary
Living in My Skin
In this interview with speech pathologist Lori Hickman, the author
of Living in My Skin explains that professionals, family members,
friends, communities and churches often do not understand the special
needs of parents of special needs children. Allison Martin
Elizabeth.. A Christmas Blessing
A mother shares her feelings of her child's struggles. Lisa Saunders
For Families of Children
with Special Needs
Coping with the news that your child has a disability. Jill Curtis
Helping Your Child to
Sleep Through the Night
Dr. Jodi Mindell, the author of Sleeping Through the Night, explains
how to get a good night's sleep for your child and yourself. Allison
Speech and Language
Causes, milestones and advice for your child's early speech problems.
Kimberly Powell, Ph.D.
We Can Do It
Photographer Laura Dwight discusses her philosphy of photographing handicapped
children for children's books. Allison Martin
When Your Child Craves
Attention - A Parenting Strategy
A psychologist offers assistance for attention seeking behavior. Tim
Practical advice for parents of toddlers, from a parent education
specialist. Kimberly Meehan