Dana Greenberg

Self-Direction Services for Kids With Special Needs in New York: What You Need to Know

Self-Direction Services for Kids With Special Needs in New York: What You Need to Know

(Mar. 16, 2017) - Self-Direction Services (SDS), a New York State-funded program for children with special needs, offers parents funding for services of their own choosing.


Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

(Feb. 09, 2017) - Annual Individualized Education Program meetings can be stressful, but there are ways to help make them run smoothly.


Spending the Holidays with a Child with Autism

Spending the Holidays with a Child with Autism

(Dec. 07, 2016) - When you have a child with special needs, this time of year can be challenging. A mother shares her tips and ideas to make the most of the holidays with a child with autism.


Dining Out with a Child with Autism

Dining Out with a Child with Autism

(Nov. 03, 2016) - Going out to dinner with a child who has autism can be very stressful. These are five tips from a mom who has been there.


Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

(Oct. 05, 2016) - Going to the movies with a child who has autism can be a challenge, but here are our top tips for a successful cinematic outing.


Learning to Let My Daughter Go

Learning to Let My Daughter Go

(Aug. 25, 2016) - How this mother learned to let go of her middle school daughter, a little bit at a time.


Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

(Jul. 27, 2016) - A mother shares her tips to help her son with special needs transition to a new school this fall.


How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

(Jun. 07, 2016) - Choosing a babysitter for a child with special needs poses challenges to parents. Here are tips for how to find a sitter for your child with special needs.


Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

(May. 20, 2016) - What parents need to know about touring a preschool for their child with special needs, from safety issues to the staff and student body.


Top Things to Do in NYC for Kids with Autism

Top Things to Do in NYC for Kids with Autism

(May. 12, 2016) - Best places in New York City for a fun day with a child who has autism--activities without long lines, loud noises, or other common challenges, including The Central Park Zoo, the Apple Store, and walking the Brooklyn Bridge.


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