An estimated five percent of children born in the U.S. each year who survive at birth have some form of disability.
Most parents of children with autism usually begin to have some concerns about their child’s development before the child’s second birthday.
When Dan Guile’s son, Jeffrey, was born nine years ago, the young dad had dreams of participating in stereotypical father-son activities – playing football, going fishing and taking his son hunting. A diagnosis of autism when Jeffrey was barely 1-and-a-half changed all that.
You’ve been told that your child does not qualify for special education, but you think he needs some extra help in order to have his educational needs met. What can you do? Request a 504-Plan hearing at your child’s school.
Imagine that you’ve been planning a trip to Italy for a long time. You’ve read guidebooks, learned a little of the language, soaked up the culture. The time finally comes and you make the long flight to a foreign country. But when you get off the plane, it doesn’t look at all like Italy –… Read more »
The rise in Type ll diabetes in children is linked not only to genetics, but increasingly, to a sedentary lifestyle and an environment where health is not prioritized.