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Down the Yellow Brick Road
Children with special needs of the DramaRama program performed a 30-minute show of' The Wizard of Oz" at New Canaan's Summer Theater Festival, memorizing lines and cues and achieving great milestones. (read the story...)

Horse Show in Central Park Celebrates Disabled Riders
GallopNYC, the NYC-based therapeutic riding organization, held its fifth annual Ride with Pride Horse Show in Central Park, celebrating its disabled riders. (read the story...)

Off We Go: Traveling Tips For A Child Who Has Special Needs
Traveling with your child who has special needs might not be easy, but it’s essential. Take control of your trip and keep your head held high. The Child Mind Institute offers tips and tricks to make traveling with a child who has special needs a rewarding experience for the whole family. (read the story...)

Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp
Is your child anxious about the upcoming summer at camp? Summer camp should be a fun experience for kids. For children whose anxiety gets in the way, NYC’s Child Mind Institute offers suggestions on how to clear the fear to make way for a more formative experience. (read the story...)

Special Needs Caregiver Course in Westchester
Teens in the Westchester area can learn how to care for kids with special needs in a babysitting course being offered in White Plains. (read the story...)

Scarsdale Library Offers Free Programming for Kids with Special Needs
The Scarsdale Library partners with a parent-teacher committee to add more free programming for families of children with special needs, including reading to therapy dogs and creating an accepting atmosphere. (read the story...)

Homegrown Heroes: The Heart of an Advocate
Westchester County teen Nick Lombardi has spent the past eight years advocating for autism awareness, his efforts reaching local and national families alike and benefiting Autism Speaks. And it all started with a trip to the mall. (read the story...)

Jewish Education for All Children
A 30-year-old program at a local synagogue in Wantagh provides Jewish Education and a bar/bat mitzvah ceremony for kids with special needs. (read the story...)

Free Program for Parents Teaches How to Affect Positive Change in Community
The Parent Leadership Initiative is a free program that teaches parents how to affect positive change in the community for their children. (read the story...)

Toys R Us Shines a Light for Autism
Toys R Us has joined Autism Speaks to increase awareness about autism and raise funds for the cause during Autism Awareness Month. Find out how you can help. (read the story...)

The Father Factor
When a child is diagnosed with a learning disability, dads often have a difficult time accepting the diagnosis and that it can't be solved by tougher discipline. Here are tips for dads on how to become a positive force in their children's educational growth. (read the story...)

How to Teach a Child with Down Syndrome to Tie Shoes
Children with Down syndrome are a wonderfully varied group. They do, though, tend to have particular strengths and difficulties, and both should be considered when teaching shoe tying. (read the story...)

Into the Mainstream: At Third-Grade, Son Transfers to 'Typical' Classroom
Transitioning her third-grade son to a fully inclusive educational environment means forging new connections for this NYC mom. Together they adapt to their new normal. (read the story...)

Sensory Overload
Tantrums, clumsiness, and ‘immaturity’ all could point to problems taking in the world, which could mean your kid has sensory processing issues. (read the story...)

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Awkward Dances, Heroes, & Reasons for Rejecting Medicine
A selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, or just plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of parenting. (read the story...)

Marking April Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism Speaks lit the way with the third annual “Light It Up Blue” campaign on April 2. We mark the occasion with a section of tools, inspiration, and hope. (read the story...)

Yoga For Every Body
Practicing yoga with your kids with special needs allows you to positively bond with them while also allowing your kids to transfer their attention from the stresses of the day to yoga poses that help them relax and focus on breathing. (read the story...)

New Bedtime Routine for Kids Relies on Yoga
A unique Dr. Seuss-like book, Yawning Yoga by Laurie Jordan uses yoga as a tool to help children establish a bedtime routine and helps everyone, including parents, get a good night's sleep. (read the story...)

Warning Signs of Autism
The warning signs are as varied as the number of children affected by autism. There are no known biological markers or medical test to diagnose autism and the cause remains unknown. Here are three major criteria a child should exhibit for a diagnosis of autism. (read the story...)

Autism Speaks Lights It Up Blue
In honor of United Nations World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), Autism Speaks shines a light on the prevalence of autism and the issues surrounding the developmental disorder with its third annual "Light It Up Blue" campaign, a global initiative. (read the story...)

An Inspirational Story of Temple Grandin
A new book by best-selling author Sy Montgomery tells the inspirational story of Temple Grandin, one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people and a passionate advocate for autism. (read the story...)

How to Prevent Weight Gain in Kids with Autism
More than half of children with autism spectrum disorders are overweight, at risk for diabetes or cardiovascular disease, or have bone and joint problems. Creating a regular exercise routine that mimics play is essential to improve health issues in the long run. (read the story...)

New Book Features Artwork by Individuals on the Spectrum
A new book, The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions by Debra Hosseini, showcases the artwork of individuals on the spectrum, illustrating what can result when people on the spectrum tap into their unique perceptions of the world. (read the story...)

In Queens, Kids Can Join Story Time Via Skype
Queens Library and the NYC Department of Education have teamed up to offer the new Mail-A-Book program, which delivers books, educational materials, and other library services to homebound Queens residents who are too sick to visit a library location. (read the story...)

'Autistic Like Me: A Father's Perspective' Exclusive Interview
'Autistic Like Me: A Father’s Perspective' is a feature documentary film directed by Charles Jones, chronicling the journey of five fathers whose children have all been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. We interviewed Jones and Anthony Merkerson, a Queens father featured in the film, and featured excerpts of the interview in our April issue. Read on for the full transcript. (read the story...)


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