5 Ways to Help Kids Learn Outside the Classroom (Without Worksheets) by Laura Pearson

Many parents stress the importance of academics with their children. But sometimes, a subject can be challenging to the point of frustration. In other cases, the rigors of the classroom aren’t enough to support a child’s interests in higher-level subjects. For both dilemmas, encouraging educational experiences outside of school can truly help kids thrive. And […]

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Tech Safety Guide for Parents of Children With ASD April 3, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly one in 59 children in the United States have been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Caregivers of these unique children face a host of challenges, and tech safety is one of those challenges. Technology can be helpful for children with autism, but […]

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Stimulus Checks Are Automatic, Unless You’re On SSI by Michelle Diament | April 10, 2020

Millions of Americans with disabilities are needlessly at risk of missing out on economic stimulus payments they’re entitled to, advocates and lawmakers say. Under the federal stimulus law approved in March, most individuals making less than $75,000 annually will receive $1,200 cash payments from the government starting next week. Those earning up to $99,000 will […]

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Investigation Finds Significant Barriers To Pursuing IDEA Disputes by Michelle Diament

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act provides parents certain options if they’re unsatisfied with the education that their children with disabilities are receiving, but government investigators say only some families are able to take advantage. Race and income level are playing a significant role in whether families pursue due process or take other steps toward […]

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Feds Unleash $130 Million For Disability Housing by by Shaun Heasley

Millions of dollars are headed to communities across the country to provide affordable housing to people with disabilities, federal officials say. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said late last month that it’s awarding $131.3 million to 325 local public housing authorities in nearly every state from New York to Hawaii. The money […]

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Simple, Critical Driving Practices for New Parents by Daniel Sherwin

As a new parent, you know that your number-one priority is protecting your child. You know that amid the sleepless nights, diaper changes and feedings, you will do anything possible to keep your little miracle safe and sound. However, just because you know this doesn’t mean you aren’t vulnerable to making mistakes every now and […]

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