Questions to Ask During the IEP Meeting
For your child who has special needs, the IEP (Individualized Education Program) is the most important document in his or her school file. Having an IEP that comprehensively addresses all your child’s needs is critical to his or her success in school and READ MORE
I Can’t Work Because My Son Has Autism. Help!
If you are a parent of a child with developmental disabilities like autism, there are many avenues to get financial assistance. Especially if you cannot work full-time because your child with autism needs round-the-clock care. How can you get paid to stay READ MORE
Tips on Traveling with Your Child with Autism
Traveling during the holidays can be an exciting, yet anxiety provoking experience. This may be particularly true for a child with autism (ASD) because of factors connected to traveling, including a change in routine, navigating unfamiliar environments, and READ MORE
How to Help Your Family Understand Your Child with Autism During the Holidays
Visiting family during the holidays can sometimes be very hard for your child with autism, especially when some family members don’t understand ASD. However, a bit of explaining and preparation can help keep your holiday season the most wonderful time of READ MORE
Reduce Holiday Stress for Your Child with Autism
The holidays are a wonderful time for many families. But for those families with children on the autism spectrum, the holidays can also be stressful. For many children with autism, feelings of anxiety associated with noises, people, and events that are READ MORE
Where Do I Get Financial Help to Raise My Child with Special Needs?
Raising a child with special needs such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, or another disability can be costly. Throughout their lives, your child may require expensive treatments, therapies, or surgery, medical equipment, modifications to your READ MORE
What Does a Special Needs Advocate Do?
A diagnosis looks different for every child with special needs. Learning about the wide world of resources for your child, including special needs advocacy, can help you make informed decisions for your family. But what exactly does a special needs advocate READ MORE
Creating a Long-Term Financial Plan for Your Child with Autism
Raising your child with autism who will require long-term support can be overwhelming. There are legal and financial matters to consider, your child’s individual needs, and the effect all your decisions will have on everyone else in the family. How do you READ MORE