Mar/Apr 2018

2018 Cover Winner: Allison & Cassidy 0

2018 Cover Winner: Allison & Cassidy

Allison & Cassidy Our cover photo is of siblings, Allison and Cassidy Weber (19/17 respectively). Cassidy has a brain migration defect, Microcephaly, Epilepsy, Scoliosis, Cerebral Palsy, is non-verbal, in a...

Lets Help More Families GoTo Cart 0

Let’s Help More Families: GoTo Cart

GoTo Cart Shop Our goal: 1 in #EverySupermarket Transforming shopping trips for special needs families The Firefly GoTo Shop is an adapted shopping cart suitable for kids with special needs...

Sex Education for Special Needs Children 0

Sex Education for Special Needs Children

Sex Education for Special Needs Children In many school districts, Sexual Education begins in fifth grade. Parents find their nightly talks with their children punctuated by “ew’s,” “no ways,” “disgusting,”...

Siblings Siblings Are Special, Too 0

Siblings Are Special, Too

Sibling Bonds The bond between siblings can be a beautiful and powerful thing. It can be especially touching to watch your typical child interact with your special needs child. Whether...

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Persistence & Goal Setting in Children

Persistence & Goal Setting in Children When I ask students in my classroom to write down their personal goals for the school year, I often hear things like: “Get good...

A Review...What Is Special Education 0

A Review…What Is Special Education

  From Early Intervention to Special Education Services As I sat at our first IEP meeting transitioning from Early Intervention to Part B for our daughter who is legally blind,...