Extended Family and Special Needs: 7 Tips to Strengthen Relationships

As parents of kids with special needs, we sometimes operate in survival mode and neglect the relationships that are beyond the immediate household. I’d like to share several ideas that strengthened my extended family network of grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Be honest about the challenges to help your family … Read More

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Friday Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines in Special Needs and Autism. As always, no commentary from us – you decide! US Researchers Identify Two Different Strains of Autism Scientists search for more autism clues New hope for early autism diagnosis via brain maps Field Trips Help Prepare Autistic Adults for Air … Read More

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Featured Parent – Stephanie

We have a new Featured Parent to introduce you to! Fun and Function: Who are you and your kids? Stephanie Stoltenburg: I’m Stephanie Stoltenburg. I have two children; Thomas, 9, and Jada, 6. FF: What is the nature of their special needs? SS: Thomas has Autism. FF: What would you … Read More

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