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A PARENTS' GUIDE TO SPECIAL NEEDS

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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Special Needs: We've Got Answers

When your child receives a special needs diagnosis, whether the condition falls in the category of autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, or other conditions such as ADD/ADHD, you will have many questions. Below are links to several articles that contain expert advice on some of the more challenging questions you will face, plus lots of support from other parents in similar situations and other area resources.

 

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

 

A Guide to Planning Ahead for Your Child with Special Needs: Services and Care Options After High School and Beyond

 

The Benefits of Sports for Children with Special Needs

 

How to Have a Stress-Free Vacation with Your Special  Needs Child

 

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

 

Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Unique Needs Themselves

 

Learning Disabilities: Know Your Child's Rights

 

What to Do When You Suspect Your Child Has a Developmental Disability

 

What is Social Language? How to Recognize a Deficit and Help Your Child Overcome It


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