Adult Children Won’t Leave Home

Adult Children Won’t Leave Home

Parents look forward to every milestone in their children’s lives. From the arrival of a child’s first tooth to their first and last days of school, children are moving closer towards independence with every passing day. Each phase is exciting, and maybe a bit somber, as they leave their childhood days behind. But when adult […]

What is ABA Therapy for Autism?

What is ABA Therapy for Autism?

ABA is what the best autism therapists use to support child development. It is an acronym for Applied Behavior Analysis, which is best practice treatment for people with autism. Behavioral therapy for autism uses the science of learning and behavior to help kids change their behavior. Science teaches us how children learn and how behavior works. Using […]

Understanding Differences Between 504 and IEP

Understanding Differences Between 504 and IEP

Understanding Differences Between 504 and IEP: Which One Does My Child Need? Have you ever thought that a 504 plan was the junior version of an IEP (Individualized Educational Plan)? 504 plans and IEP’s are important tools for parents of children with special needs. Let’s learn about some important differences between 504 and IEP. 504 […]

5 Tips to Be a Better Parent Advocate for Special Needs

5 Tips to Be a Better Parent Advocate for Special Needs

5 Tips to Be a Better Parent Advocate for Special Needs Children Do you remember the ALS ice bucket challenge? It started when one person turned a fun idea into an opportunity to raise money for ALS, a neurodegenerative disease that affects muscles. As the ice bucket challenge went viral, it became an opportunity for […]