Commonly referred to as hypernasality, velopharyngeal insufficiency, or VPI, is a resonance disorder (how the cavities of the mouth and nose affect the way speech sounds) that results from too much air moving through the nose during speech. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of this disorder. ...Read more 0
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Parents of children with special needs or learning differences may be going through the process of getting an IEP in preparation for the upcoming school year. Learn more about the process and gain some encouragement from one local mom who shares her experience. ...Read more 0
If you know someone living with special needs — or an advocate of the community — who is living like a champion, consider nominating them for the National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland’s LiveSpecial.com “Celebration of Champions Awards.” ...Read more 0
Parents want what is best for their children, but they might not know where to turn for help when a problem arises. Be assured that there are numerous professionals available to assist. No matter what the concern, this list of child care professionals offers some help determining the next steps. ...Read more 0
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Temple Grandin, professor, best-selling author and advocate on autism, spoke to a crowded State Theatre at Playhouse Square Wednesday night to kick off the 15th annual Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference.
Northeast Ohio Parent magazine partners with the National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland to produce an annual print publication for families who care for individuals with special needs. The publication gets its name from the website LiveSpecial.com, which was created by the NCJW in 2013 to serve as an online resource for individuals with special needs throughout Northeast Ohio. ...Read more 0