Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift: DIY Chalkboard Gift Basket
April 26, 2017 – 6:16 am | No Comment

A ‘thank you’ gift for Teacher Appreciation Week that is a fun project for kids too!
by Liz Mangelsdorf
This decorative DIY chalkboard container is perfect to hold  special little gifts. I put together these gifts for …

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5 Tips to Make Summer Fun for Kids with Autism
April 25, 2017 – 10:07 am | No Comment
5 Tips to Make Summer Fun for Kids with Autism

How to Make Summer Fun for Kids with Autism
Summer is near, which means school is almost out! If you have a child affected by Autism, the summer months may mark a time of increased stress …

Fall Carnival and Resource Fair for Special Needs Families
October 18, 2014 – 2:42 pm | No Comment
Fall Carnival and Resource Fair for Special Needs Families

Fall Carnival and Resource Fair Oct 25th for Individuals with Special Needs and Their Families
Especially Needed provides resources and fun events to individuals with special needs and their families in the North Texas area.  This …

There’s a Mouse in the House at DCT and it’s Stuart Little!
June 2, 2014 – 6:37 pm | No Comment
There’s a Mouse in the House at DCT and it’s Stuart Little!

Stuart Little at Dallas Children’s Theater June 13th through July 13th
ASL interpretation performance June 29, 2014 – 4:30 pm
Sensory Friendly Performance on July 12th
This summer, join Dallas Children’s Theater on a big adventure with Stuart …

Sensory Friendly Stuart Little at Dallas Children’s Theater
May 12, 2014 – 7:25 pm | One Comment
Sensory Friendly Stuart Little at Dallas Children’s Theater

Special Sensory Friendly Performance of Stuart Little Saturday, July 12th
Dallas Children’s Theater invites you to the sensory-friendly showing of Stuart Little on Saturday, July 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the Rosewood Center for Arts.  This …

Study Tips for Teenagers with Learning Disabilities
May 1, 2014 – 12:27 pm | No Comment
Study Tips for Teenagers with Learning Disabilities

Defying Disabilities: Study Tips for Teens
by Barbara Dianis
Teenage students with learning disabilities may wonder whether they will be able to graduate from high school. As a teen I worried over the same issue myself, being …

Diagnosing Secondary Medical Issues for Kids with Autism
April 17, 2014 – 12:53 pm | One Comment
Diagnosing Secondary Medical Issues for Kids with Autism

My Son with Autism and the Ghastly Horrible, No Good Wretched Day at the Doctor’s Office
 
by Michael J. Cameron, PhD, BCBA-D
When a child with autism spectrum disorder enters a doctor’s office, are they being treated …

Non-Invasive Blood Test to Check for Birth Defects in Early Pregnancy
March 26, 2014 – 10:38 pm | No Comment
Non-Invasive Blood Test to Check for Birth Defects in Early Pregnancy

Noninvasive genetic test for pregnant mothers to check for baby’s health
Synapse Diagnostics, a Hyderabad based laboratory launched a new genetic blood test for pregnant mothers called Materni T21. Materni T21 PLUS is a highly accurate …

8 Tips to Consider When Buying Developmental Toys
November 21, 2013 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
8 Tips to Consider When Buying Developmental Toys

8 Questions to Ask Yourself When Purchasing Developmental Toys
With so many options, which developmental toys are the best for helping kids learn and develop while having fun? Pediatric occupational therapists say developmental toys that focus …

Sense-Able Gym, an open play concept
November 10, 2013 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Sense-Able Gym, an open play concept

Sense-Able Gym: Open, Sensory Driven Play Space
 
Sense-Able Gym is designed much like a children’s therapy center, but with an open play concept. We offer a fun, sensory driven play space designed for children with special …

What you Need to Know About Autism
April 8, 2013 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
What you Need to Know About Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month – What You Need to Know
by Jennifer Morrison, Ph.D.
Pediatric Neuropsychologist-Our Children’s House at Baylor
Over the past decade, awareness of autism has reached a fever pitch. Although this awareness is needed, …