ARTICLES RELATING TO SPECIAL NEEDS

Concerned about learning disabilities?

2015-03-11 12:15

Learning disabilities can be extremely frustrating for children.

How doctors test for Down Syndrome

2014-07-29 18:53

Women over 35 have a higher risk of having a Down's syndrome baby.

Doctors say child must only eat SWEETS

2014-02-19 11:04

3-year-old boy with an eating disorder that only allows him to eat sweets.

'Hero' refuses gifts

2013-02-13 11:30

Waiter says ‘no’ to gifts after defending child with Down syndrome.

Real Parents Chat

2012-04-26 15:20

We chat to moms and dads just like you. These are their stories and you can add yours too.

Parent24 chats to Stacey Vee

2012-04-19 14:09

Supermom Stacey didn’t plan on being a mom to a kid with special needs, but she calls it her "second childhood".

Dyslexia’s new dawn

2011-08-24 11:52

A new test has been developed to diagnose dyslexia.

What is autism?

2011-07-25 10:10

Autism is a complex, often misunderstood condition. Here are the basics and where to find out more.

Birth defects linked to coal smoke

2011-07-22 11:30

Babies born to moms exposed to coal smoke and pesticides are more likely to be born with birth defects.

What is a neural tube defect?

2011-06-17 11:20

What should you know about spina bifida and other neural tube defects?

 

What is sensory processing disorder?

2015-03-05 12:03

Your child could have SPD if he has difficulty learning, moving and relating to others.

"My daughter has special needs..."

2014-04-28 14:56

"...And that's okay. She may be different but she's still my precious daughter."

‘If my son was a dog, I’d put him down’

2013-05-29 11:22

Mom of son with special needs defends saying she doesn’t want him.

Think twice before adopting

2012-08-01 11:07

Would you cope if parenting your adopted child wasn’t as easy as you expected?

Who’s to blame for special children?

2012-04-26 12:40

Kids with special needs must need special parents, suggests Marlon Abrahams.

What is sensory processing disorder?

2011-09-26 15:41

Your child could have SPD if he has difficulty learning, moving and relating to others.

Living with Epilepsy

2011-08-16 09:05

One in every 100 people has epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological conditions.

When a family member is mentally ill

2011-07-22 15:03

With education, we can provide a better life for those affected by mental illness.

What is cerebral palsy?

2011-07-11 13:21

We take a look at the red flags that could indicate cerebral palsy.

A closer look at neural tube defects

2011-06-17 11:20

Spina bifida is the best known, but there are a number of possible neural defects.

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