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Elementary School Students Get a Lesson on Tolerance

Elementary School Students Get a Lesson on Tolerance

Young children don't always understand what it means to have special needs. One mom shares how she explained her son's special needs to the young kids in his class, and how the children then brought tolerance to the classroom.

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How To Monitor Change in Your Special Needs Child's Diagnosis

Though your special needs child may have been diagnosed in early childhood, it's possible that after some treatment and therapy, their initial diagnosis may change over time. Check out the following tips for monitoring your child's progress, and en...

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New Technology at the Bronx's Rett Syndrome Center Helps Children Communicate

New eye-gaze technologies at the Rett Syndrome Center at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx allow children affected by Rett to communicate with others.

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Understanding Rett Syndrome

Rett Syndrome is a rare and life-altering brain disorder that almost exclusively affects girls. Intense therapy is required to manage the disorder, but recent research presents reasons to hope a cure is possible.

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How to Help Children with Special Needs Engage in Imaginary Play

Learn why pretend play is important to development and how you can help it come more naturally to your child with special needs.

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

If you suspect your child has a developmental disability, follow these valuable tips from a psychologist with more than 25 years experience in the special needs field. Early recognition of signs is key.

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Stuttering in Children: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Finding Support

Stuttering in Children: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Finding Support

About 5 percent of kids stutter at some point in their young lives, and most (with early intervention) leave it behind for good. Our experts explain the disorder and how to manage it.

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How to Identify an Early Learning Disability in Your Child, with Tips for How You Can Help at Home

While children and teens with learning disabilities are often “diagnosed” in middle school or high school, many disabilities can actually be prevented by intervention at a much earlier age. Read these tips from the experts to find out how.

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The Truth About Dyslexia

There are many misunderstandings about dyslexia. Here, Wendy Burt-Thomas separates fact from myth about the condition.

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Does My Child Have a Disability?

If parents are concerned that their child is “different”, it could just mean they are “delayed"...

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How to Detect the Very Earliest Signs of Autism During Infancy

An important breakthrough makes it possible to spot precursors of autism in infants once you know what to look for. The earlier autism is diagnosed and therapy is begun, the greater the chance your child can be helped.

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