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Teen Drivers and ADHD

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The idea of your teenager behind the wheel is a scary one for most parents, especially those with special needs kids. Learn how you can make the ‘learning to drive’ process a little less scary for both of you:

For Kids Who Like Structure, Tips For Summer Planning

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Summer vacation often poses a challenge for parents of children who crave structure. Here are tips to structure your day to accommodate your child's needs and still have fun!

‘Play for All' Park to Double in Size, More Room for All Abilities

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A big expansion is planned for the Round Rock park specially designed to meet the needs of all children, even those with special needs.

Learning Disabilities and the Genius Connection

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A new book highlights how children with learning or attention issues may be extraordinarily gifted. Learn more about the connection between disorder and genius.

Struggles of Special Needs Siblings

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Kids who grow up with a sibling with special needs often develop amazing qualities like patience, kindness and compassion. But, they also have unique struggles. Here are common concerns that siblings of special needs children often share and some resources that might help.

Heading on Vacation? 5 Travel Tips for Children with Autism

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For autistic children who thrive on set schedules and take comfort in places that are familiar, a vacation can be, well, stressful. Here are a few tips to make traveling more bearable for everyone.

5 Ways to Treat Colds for Kids with Extra Sensitivities

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The rules for nursing a kid through a cold or flu are simple…rest, liquids and maybe some over-the-counter medicine for aches and fever. But if you have a child with special needs or sensitivities, your job as a parent is a bit tougher. Here are simple ways to treat your sick one...

Surviving the Holidays: Gift Giving and Receiving

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A big part of what kids look forward to most during the holidays is gift giving, and frankly, gift getting. Here are a few ways to involve your special needs child in gift giving while also not having him get overwhelmed on the other end.