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Your October To-Do List: Free & Fun NYC Events for Kids

So much to do before The Big Day. Exploring NYC treasures, fall fests, Comic Con, celebrating Black Girl Magic and more!

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The 8 Best Destination Playgrounds in Portland

Bust out of the doldrums and explore a new Portland park with your kids.

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2021 Bay Area Guide to July 4th Festivities

Let this be a July 4th to remember!

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2021 Bay Area Guide to July 4th Festivities

While July 4th this year is still not quite 100% back to normal, if your family is eager to head outdoors and join the festivities we have the scoop on where to do so! Don’t forget to check out our…

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I Didn’t See My Son’s Disability Until He Was 15

“After I finally saw him and his invisible disability, I was crushed with guilt. How could I, as his loving mother, not see what was there before my eyes? Not seeing him kept me from giving the support he truly needed.”

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Virtual Reality-Based Therapy for Neurodivergent Individuals?

“It is important that neurodivergent individuals are given options to learn and grow to diminish or conquer particular challenges.”

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You’re Off! Walks & Runs Perfect for Chicago Families

On your mark! Get set! Go! We laced up our sneaks to bring you this list of the best kid-friendly walks and runs (both virtual & in-person)!

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I Started a Business for My Son with Autism during the Pandemic

A sweet, new beginning for both a mom and her son with special needs.

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Study Shows This Pet Companion Can Reduce Anxiety in Kids with Autism

Adopting a feline companion can have great benefits.

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Looking for a World Full of Justice & Understanding

“As I send my children out into the world, I know my fears will always be there. But these fears will not stop me from getting my son the services he needs. They won’t stop me from believing that this world can change with knowledge and understanding.”

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Sleigh Christmas! Holiday Drive-Thru & Walk-Thru Events

Make your spirits bright at these very merry outdoor holiday events.

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I Have a Child with Special Needs But Sometimes, His Siblings Need Me More

Confession: I am not an expert on all things parenting—yet I am proud in my imperfections. My world forever changed in 2005 when, at the age of 18, I gave birth of my firstborn son. Fast-forward to now and I’m…

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The Best Halloween Decor & Yard Haunts Around LA

Trick-or-treating may be a no-go, but decked-out houses still abound!

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Remote Learning Help for Children with Special Needs

Special education expert Kimberly Chapman offers advice and tips for helping children with special needs to adjust to remote learning.

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11 Great Toys That Celebrate Disabilities

Toy companies from American Girl to LEGO have diversified their lines to be inclusive and here are a few of our favorites.

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Why Being the Mother of a Son with Down Syndrome Became a Blessing

“Because of Josh, I learned to love with a vulnerability I never knew existed in me. I learned to focus on ability instead of labeling anything a disability.”

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RAD Launches Creative Solution for Adults & Children with Developmental Disabilities

All pre-registered campers will receive their very own RAD Box.

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5 Tips for When You Are a Parent and a Caregiver

Finding balance as a parent and a caregiver can be difficult, but it is possible. These tips will help you get into a rhythm that works for your family.

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Pandemic Purge: Where to Donate Toys, Gear & More in Seattle

If the pandemic left you with time to purge, consider donating your gently used items to one of these local charities that help kids and families in need.

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The Truth Behind Neuropsychological Testing

Has your child been referred for a neuropsychological evaluation? If so, Dr. Kimberly Berens wants you to read this first.

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NYC Autism-Friendly Museums, Theaters & Programs

Lots of places in the city offer alternatives, adjustments and resources so your family can relax and have fun!

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Why Is This Mom Wearing a Sunflower Lanyard?

This is more than just a fashion statement.

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Texas A&M Just Launched a Historic New 4-Year Program for Students with Disabilities

Students with all abilities should have a chance to get a true college experience.

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What Happens When You Learn Your Child Has Special Needs

The stages of grief are normal when you learn your child has special needs. Here’s what you’ll need to support yourself and your family as you navigate the world with a child that has a disability.

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4 Tips to Help Welcome Peers with Disabilities

A few of my top tips to welcoming others who may be differently abled into your home.

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When Bright Children Struggle to Learn: How to Build Confidence & Joy

There are many students in classrooms across America—bright, yet with learning differences, who struggle to learn.

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When Teens Struggle to Learn: Bright Tips for Parents

“Confidence and joy are to a young person’s positive development as air is to life. This is particularly true for teens with learning differences.”

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Fun for Everyone: Special Needs Play Resources in the Bay Area

Because very kid is different and develops at their own pace, we have rounded up the spots and activities where all children will feel welcomed and loved—just as they are!

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Explore African American History & Culture in Greensboro, NC

If you have a family full of history buff, then consider a trip to Greensboro, NC where you can take a journey though African-American history and experience a city like no other.

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Barbie Is All-In for Inclusivity with Huge New Updates to Fashionistas Doll Line

These new additions are going to make this iconic doll more inclusive.

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This Season’s New Holiday Hotness: Sensory-Friendly Santa Meet & Greets

Santa can be overwhelming no matter what, but these events are here to change that.

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Southwest Airlines: Please Leave Your Emotional Support Hamsters at Home

Southwest Airlines has made big changes to its emotional support animal policy.

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Flip It Good: NYC Gymnastics Classes For Kids

For everyone from beginner tumblers to those going for gold, there’s a place to tumble in this town!

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