Special Needs Parenting

7 Tips for Finding a Disability Friendly Lawyer

7 Tips for Finding a Disability Friendly Lawyer

Finding a suitable lawyer when you need them most is hard enough, but even harder when you have a disability. So, how can you decide which one to use with accessibility in mind? How do you find a disability friendly lawyer? Solicitors work in the legal sector, so they should know exactly what to do to live up to expectations of the Equality Act. While most solicitors provide a good service and sound advice, there are some who fall short. 7 Tips for Finding a Disability-Friendly Lawyer Perhaps you’re already working with a firm but aren’t happy with the current…
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How To Support A Child With Special Needs As A Single Parent

How To Support A Child With Special Needs As A Single Parent

Raising a child on your own is never easy; especially when your child has special needs. It’s said that a single parent carries both the challenge of meeting all of their kids’ needs and ensuring that they receive the proper medical care and attention for their health concerns.  How To Support A Child With Special Needs As A Single Parent Thus, solo parents are believed to carry a heavy burden upon their shoulders and have to support their children and themselves no matter the circumstances are which in itself seems like an insurmountable responsibility to take on.   But the good…
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Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students

Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students

Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students For parents of neurodiverse kids, the “back to school” season usually brings with it one consistent emotion: feeling overwhelmed. Any kind of abrupt change, in general, can be difficult for learners with autism, ADHD, ODD, or other neurodiverse diagnoses. Tack on navigating a post-pandemic world, and you have a challenge that no one was prepared for. Parents, then, are left scrambling to find strategies to make this transition as easy as possible. But what exactly are those strategies? Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students If you find yourself feeling like this, take…
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How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

Typically, planning a party for kids can involve a lot of work. But what's trickier is when you're throwing a perfect party celebration for kids with special needs. In such a case, there are many things to keep in mind to ensure a great event. Unlike most children, you may have to consider their likes and dislikes in the planning so that they can feel much happier for their party.  How To Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs Thus, to make sure you're throwing the right party for your kid with special children, below are a few…
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Family Divorce 101: 5 Ways To Support A Special Needs Child

Family Divorce 101: 5 Ways To Support A Special Needs Child

Going through a divorce is already hard enough, but having a special needs child who has to go through it with you is even harder than you could imagine. There'll be several issues and considerations you need to carefully negotiate with your ex-partners, such as visitation, support, and child custody. Of course, you all have to go through an emotional and psychological ordeal as the negotiation progresses. Caught Between Divorce And A Special Needs Child While divorces typically involve talking about issues concerning children, there are far more matters that you should discuss if you have a special needs child.…
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6 Tips For Choosing The Best School For Your Child

6 Tips For Choosing The Best School For Your Child

Choosing The Best School Education should be made available for everyone because it helps shape a child’s future by giving them the needed skills and values required when facing adulthood. That’s why as a parent, you want your child to attend a reputable school. This being said, it’s best if you choose a school wherein grades are only secondary. There’s no argument that marks are essential, given that they serve as feedback concerning how your child participates or handles a specific subject. But it’s equally important to pay attention to how an institution plans to nurture your child’s unique creative…
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How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

Create Time for Yourself as a Parent Any and every parent knows how tough it can be to find time for anything else when you’re bringing up a child. And that often results in parents neglecting themselves and not finding time for the things they need or that alone time that’s so important. How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent All too often, parents are made to feel like wanting time alone is something that they should feel guilty about. But just because you have a child doesn’t mean your own needs have to go out the window.…
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How Visual Schedules Help Children with Special Needs

How Visual Schedules Help Children with Special Needs

How Visual Schedules Help Special Needs Children We use many tools to keep our days organized, from our old-school notebooks to our online calendars. They're so handy for adults. Why wouldn't we give our kids the same types of tools to organize their days? It turns out that children benefit from scheduling tools, too. But theirs look a little bit different. How Visual Schedules Help Children With Special Needs Behavior therapists have been using visual schedules for the last 25 years to help children stay focused and transition from one task to the next. What are Visual Schedules? A visual…
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How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

For many families, this year’s summer vacation can’t come soon enough. The last 12 months have been emotionally draining for all of us. The chance to have a rest and a bit of a reset is something we all deserve. That said, plenty of states have still not yet fully reopened. Many traditional vacation options, such as summer camps, may not be fully running this summer. You summer vacation in 2021 can be great though, it just requires you to plan a little extra. How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021 So with this in mind, families…
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Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid

Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid

As a parent, you’ve got a lot on your plate, and it’s easy to end up stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed—and that’s under the best of circumstances. What about in the case of an actual emergency? Why Every Parent Should Know First Aid Whether it’s a bee sting or a case calling for CPR, you’ll feel better knowing that you’re prepared for everything. Learning first aid can help with that. That said, in this post, here are some reasons why every parent should know first aid. Know when to call in professional help This might not sound like a first aid…
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