May/Jun 2013

Ask the Nurse: Summer Traveling Tips 0

Ask the Nurse: Summer Traveling Tips

Question: My child has special needs and we want to take a family trip this summer. What should I do to prepare? Answer: Doing things different on a trip may...

6 Summer Success Steps for Getting Active 0

6 Summer Success Steps for Getting Active

The June edition of every parent-related magazine since the dawn of the printing press has excitedly, in bold-font and capital letters, informed readers that Summer is the time to get...

Summer Camp Organization 0

Summer Camp Organization

Summer Camp Organization Summer fun for the special needs child requires lots of investigating and early registration. There are programs available to give your child some summer fun, but, they...

Check it Out! Products You Can Use Outdoor Fun 0

Check it Out! Products You Can Use: Outdoor Fun

Playing outside provides children with a sense of freedom and the stimulation only a natural environment can provide. But there’s one play product that totally thrives outdoors—balls. Playing with balls...

Dreams Made True: New Wonders for Walking 0

Dreams Made True: New Wonders for Walking

Daleney, 12, has suffered from cerebral palsy since she was born. Daleney has always been faced with obstacles and limitations but she has constantly strived to make improvements in her...

“Foodie” Fun for Kids: Dry Rub Ribs 0

“Foodie” Fun for Kids: Dry Rub Ribs

Encouraging Speech & Creating Yum! History So, I got this recipe, years back, while watching the food network. Unfortunately, I don’t know the chef that created it, but throughout the...

Spilling the Beans About Your Child & Caffeine 0

Spilling the Beans About Your Child & Caffeine

Caffeine After consuming two 24-ounce Monster energy drinks, a 14-year-old Maryland girl went into cardiac arrest while at home. Six days later, the teenager died at the hospital and the...

Tiny Light Isabel 0

Tiny Light Isabel

Tiny Light Isabel is indeed tiny – and tough. She wasn’t expected to survive beyond birth, but she was able to breathe and feed on her own right from the...