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About Children with Special Needs

“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.”   ≈ William Arthur Ward

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  • 5 Minutes for Special Needs (blog)
    Support, Insight, Inspiration
  • Bloom (Parenting Kids with Disabilities)
    Determined to change what she believes is systemic discrimination against treating children with certain genetic conditions, Barb shares her daughter Annie’s story at health-care conferences and ethics talks, with medical and law students, in medical journals and through her work with Patients for Patient Safety Canada.
  • Children with Disabilities (
    An extensive information database about disabilities, including ADD and ADHD.
  • Children's Books About Kids with Disabilities (Easy Stand Blog)
    There are a lot of great books available that can educate kids about others like them who have a disability.
  • Dance of Partnership
    Janice Fialka is a national trainer and advocate on issues related to disability.
  • Exceptional Parent Magazine
    The family and professional site for the special needs community.
  • Family Center on Technology and Disability
    A resource designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. Also, check out their informative monthly newsletters.
  • Family Voices Indiana (blog)
    Family Voices of Indiana shares advocacy opportunities and updated information on issues that impact Indiana families of children with disabilities or special needs.
  • How a group of moms created opportunities for their special kids (Chicago Parent – 9/16/15)  
  • Interactive Planner for Caregivers
    Parents and caregivers can plan a child's daily routines, including meals, activities, and medications.  
  • Life With My Special Ks (blog)
    Join us as we face issues with Down syndrome, Leukemia, Deployments, and every day life with 4 young kids! You'll be in for the ride of your life!
  • Mom on a Mission (Michele Westmaas blog)
    Thoughts and insights from a mom, wife, and disability advocate.
  • Play Activities for Children with Disabilities (Your Therapy Source – 2/4/11)
    The Alliance for Technology Access has a wonderful, free publication that you can download entitled "We Can Play". This is a 20 page document loaded with fun, adaptable ideas for children with disabilities.
  • Prenatal Partners for Life
    Support information & encouragement for carrying to term with an adverse prenatal diagnosis and support for raising your child with special needs after birth.
  • Sensory Processing Disorder Resource Center
    A thorough explanation and a name for the behaviors and developmental concerns that exist – which seemed almost impossible to understand or cope with.
  • Siblings With Disabilities
    How parents explain to their children the challenges a disabled sibling faces varies greatly but is most complex when a child's condition goes beyond a relatively obvious physical impairment.
  • Special MI Moms
    A blog for moms of special needs children in Michigan.  Kim is the mother of a very special severely multiply impaired teenage son, Ryan – the joy of her life!  She started this blog to network and share resources with other mothers of special needs children in Michigan and around the country.
  • Special Needs Children Site (Bella Online)
    Valuable articles and info.
  • Special Needs Blog
    Special needs resources, news and more.
  • Uniquely Gifted
    A collection of resources for families with gifted/special needs children and professionals who work with them.