Professional artist Amanda Gomes knew her emotions were stretched to the limit when she faced off with her 12-year-old son with a genetic anomaly over an art project he refused to complete. "Art is . . .
Support business owners with disabilities by purchasing products and services from our list of ShopABLE vendors. Doing so helps these individuals to achieve independence and self-reliance, and encou . . .
When you speak with Randy Schimka, Engineer at SDG&E and father of two boys with Autism, you immediately know two things: he is a committed dad; and he really, really enjoys electronics. Randy is . . .
Holidays provide your family with a break from the ordinary, time spent with extended family and friends, and also a chance to reinforce traditions. However, jammed schedules and unpredictable routi . . .
Holidays can be stressful and over-stimulating for anyone, but particularly for children with autism. We have pro tips from experts, such as when opening gifts as a family, try passing around an orn . . .
Many children with special needs also face significant sleep challenges, a draining double-whammy that leaves millions of parents and children exhausted. The National Association of School Psychologis . . .
Having a sibling with special needs is a unique experience that provides both challenges and benefits. The feelings that arise in children are often complicated. The love, appreciation and compassio . . .
My husband and I adopted our daughter when she was nine years old. She has a long list of mental health diagnoses. We quickly discovered that parenting a child with special needs results in the whol . . .