Special Needs

Special Needs

Defining a Speech-Language Communication Disorder

A communication disorder is an impairment in the ability to receive, send, process and comprehend concepts or verbal, nonverbal and graphic symbol systems. Whether it affects hearing, language or speech, there are many variables to communication disorders. Learn more here. ...
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Sensory-Friendly Attractions in the Cleveland Area to Get You Through the Winter

While Northeast Ohio has many family-fun places to visit in the winter, some families still face the challenge of finding sensory-friendly venues to visit with their loved ones with autism.

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6 Ways to Enhance your Child’s Executive Function

Children are not born with executive functioning skills, they are born with a capacity to develop them. Executive function filters distractions, focuses attention, and prioritizes resources to meet life’s changing

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What is a Hearing Communication Disorder?

Learn the differences between a communication disorder and a hearing disorder, both of which affect an individual's speech or their ability to communicate. Each also can range in severity, resulting in many options for treatment or therapy. ...
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mosaic weighted blankets

Mosaic Weighted Blankets Review & Giveaway

Many kids who have anxiety, sensory or sleep issues might benefit from a weighted blanket that can provide a sense of comfort. Learn more about Mosaic Weighted Blankets, including how to select the correct weight for your child. Also, find out how you can win one! ...
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Help for Parents whose Children Struggle with Impulse Control

Some children grab something they shouldn’t or might yell, scream or jump. While this can be often seen as part of development, sometimes there is more to these impulsive

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Milestones Autism Resources

Helping Loved Ones with Autism Reach their Goals in 2018

As families look to the year ahead, it is natural to ask how you can better ensure a more productive and positive year for your loved one on the spectrum.

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Connecting for Kids Expands Programming to Solon

Connecting for Kids, a local nonprofit that provides education and support to families with concerns about their child, will be expanding to the east side in 2018 by offering

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