Milestones That 5 and 6 Month Olds Should Achieve

  Milestones That 5 and 6 Month Olds Should Achieve Continuing with our series on child development, today let’s talk about infant development between five and six months of age.  Five Month Milestones: At five months a baby should be able to hold his head...

Tips For Going To The Movies With a Child With Special Needs

Tips For Going To The Movies With a Child With Special Needs When is the last time you went to a movie theater? For some of you, that was probably just last week! For others it’s been a year, or maybe two … or maybe since your child was born!  So what is the best way...

Reasons To Seek Physical Therapy Services

Reasons To Seek Physical Therapy Services 1. Lack of Normal Physiological Development: One of the things we most commonly deal with is lack of normal physiological development. We normally see this in children who were born prematurely, or who didn’t have any...

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories One question we often get from parents of kids in speech therapy is this: “How can I get my child to have longer stories?” As parents, you want to hear what your kids did at school that day, or what...

Tips For Finding a Babysitter For a Child With Special Needs

There’s one topic that comes up all the time, and it’s been coming up for years. It’s a topic that many of us have personally had to struggle with and overcome: Resuming that Date Night or special time with your significant other. Once you have a child who has sensory...
Tips For Dining Out With a Child With Special Needs

Tips For Dining Out With a Child With Special Needs

Family gatherings and celebrations are fun, but they can be a challenge for our sensory kids. They often involve new places, new foods, and lots of noise. So how do we handle these seasons of celebration with our special kids? 1. Use a calendar. One thing we always...

Tips: Clothes Shopping For Special Needs Children

Tips: Clothes Shopping For Special Needs Family Members Shopping can be a great experience. There are a lot of people who love to shop! There are also a lot of people who don’t like to shop. It can be a difficult experience clothes shopping for Special Needs family...

Back-to-School Tips For Kids With Special Needs

Back-to-School Tips For Kids With Special Needs Guess what? It’s back-to-school time again! Here are some things to think about as we close to school starting up again. 1. Bedtime.  We’re sure all of you parents have now started putting your kids to bed an hour...

Summer Activities For Kids With Special Needs

Summer Activities For Kids With Special Needs It sure has gotten hot outside, hasn’t it? We’re approaching 100 degrees outside, if we haven’t hit it already! That can be too hot for many summer activities for kids. Many times when we talk about activities with our...