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Transitioning learning-disabled students to college

Learning disabilities don’t magically disappear with a high school diploma, but an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) does. For learning disabled (LD) students, moving on...

A preschool with on-site therapy for developmental disabilities

Like many preschools, the Early Learning Center at United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona features a large playground with plenty of shade structures, trees,...

Are you listening to me? With deaf parents, kids become resourceful

Parents are cheering and sneakers squeak across the court as the timer counts down. The gym smells like teenage sweat. Fourteen-year-old Thisa King, #23,...

2021 Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Listings are continuously being updated for 2021 based on information we collect directly from camps through an online questionnaire. Listings that include a logo represent organizations...

Assistive technology for children with special needs

Southwest Human Development has opened an assistive technology shop to provide solutions to the challenges faced by children with disabilities. The A.D.A.P.T. store, a...

Puberty and the special needs child

Pu•ber•ty, n.A physical and emotional rollercoaster that kids begin riding anytime between ages 9 and 14, lasting about five years. Pro•cras•tin•ate, v. The parental tendency...



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