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Children with Disabilities and Special Needs


  • A Checklist of Tax Benefits for Parents of Special Needs Children (Special Needs Answers – Oct. 2007)
    Unique tax benefits are available to families with individuals who have special needs.
  • A Primer for Parents with a Child With Special Needs (EP Magazine – 11/07)
    As the parent of a child with special needs with a lifetime of financial requirements, you can't ignore wealth management issues and public benefit preservation techniques.
  • Creating a Path to Employment – (Office of Disability Employment Policy – 9/08) – Tips for parents with children with disabilities.
  • Guidelines: Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities (U.S. HHS)
    This guideline updates a previous version: American Academy of Pediatrics: Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and Committee on Children With Disabilities. Assessment of maltreatment of children with disabilities.
  • Making Sense of SPD
    Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a disorder that has just recently garnered public attention, having been called the next attention deficit disorder by TIME magazine in 2007. However, it has been a part of occupational and physical therapy for many years prior, because despite how many people know about it, SPD is a real and serious condition. And if your child has it, all you want to know are the facts — what exactly SPD means and how to help your child.
  • Occupational Therapy Briefs
    A collection of critically appraised topics (CAT) in occupational therapy.
  • Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children (National Council on Disability)
    The desire to become a parent traverses all cultural, physical, and political boundaries. However, for people with disabilities — including intellectual and developmental, psychiatric, sensory, and physical disabilities — this innate desire has long been forestalled by societal bias. Today, people with disabilities continue to encounter significant legal, medical, and familial resistance to their decision to become parents.This opposition has profound and disconcerting roots.