Fun Activities With Your Child

Are you looking for activities to teach and engage with your child.  Cooking with your child can be a wonderful opportunity to facilitate language and have fun at the same time. Here are five ways to get your child with special needs involved in the kitchen. Choose something that appeals to them If your child likes grilled cheese, do that …

Organization Tips for Kids with ADHD

Adults and children alike can suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, and those who do often struggle to keep organized and on-task.  For children with ADHD, the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time is impaired by neurological deficiencies that make it hard for them to stay on top of school assignments. Organizing for ADHD Keeping things organized can …

How To Request Your Child’s Records

Do you have questions about your child’s education and feel that possibly there are issues that you aren’t aware of yet? IDEA (the nation’s special education law) gives you the right to look at all of your child’s education records. This includes records about: his or her identification as a child with a disability, evaluation, educational placement, and special education …

Dealing With Special Needs Over The Holidays

For most families, Christmas is a time of celebration and fun. The odd bah-humbug moment aside, most of us would probably admit to enjoying the sheer indulgence of it all. If, however, a member of your family has autism and/or a learning disability, it may be a different story. Netbuddy has collected the following tips and advice for surviving the festive season from families …