These apps are specifically beneficial to special needs children, and for parents and caregivers who interact with them. MATH SKILLS • TeachMe — Reinforces writing, math and spelling skills through sight words, addition and subtraction while keeping kids engaged with a reward system. • Math Evolve — Practice math facts, mental skills and have fun… Read more »
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“Up, mommy.” “Hi, daddy.” “More please.” These are some of those sweet, long-awaited phrases parents look forward to hearing from their toddler. But what if they’re not saying them? “It’s important to go to well-child visits, because your child’s primary care provider uses questionnaires to determine if certain milestones, such as understanding and talking, are… Read more »
Kingston, 9, loves video games, baseball and reading. The smart boy, who at age 4 had limited verbal ability and delayed fine and gross motor skills, is much more advanced today. At first, Kingston’s parents had no idea what was going on with him. They worked hard to get an official diagnosis when Kingston was… Read more »
Lots of play spots around town have times blocked off for kids with special needs that include attention to details like lighting and volume control. Check out this list to get you started on a fun time with your special needs child. JUMP AND PLAY TIME Lazer Kraze 7082 Columbia Road, Maineville, 513-339-1030… Read more »
Shannon’s All About Dance (8419 US 42, Florence) introduces a new class for special needs kids. With a budget-friendly tuition and sign-ups available throughout the season, the family-focused class is open to ages 2-and-a-half and older and will be co-taught with a special needs teacher. In addition, the studio is offering a new morning program… Read more »
Summer camp might seem far off, but one special camp operates year-round and provides fun respite for kids and families. The Center for Courageous Kids, a non-profit medical camping facility located in Scottsville, KY, is for kids with life-threatening illnesses. The campus features an on-site medical center in addition to activities like swimming, horseback riding,… Read more »
Families with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) will host the 2015 Autism and ALL Special Needs Expo on Saturday, April 4, at the Sharonville Convention Center (11355 Chester Road). This FREE family event connects parents with local resources, services, therapists, doctors and support organizations. Kids can enjoy activities at the event, including a visit with the… Read more »
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be overwhelming for children with special needs, but there are steps you can take to make it easier on them.
The RGI River Run takes place Saturday, May 24 and allows you to run in honor of children facing physical, mental and environmental challenges.
Marriage for parents of a special needs child requires more fine tuning to stay successful.