ARTICLES RELATING TO SPECIAL NEEDS

Is your child a dreamer? Read here

2016-02-08 14:37

There's nothing wrong with a child daydreaming. But when his performance at school starts to drop seriously, it's time to take action, writes this mom.

Down syndrome: avoiding the awkwardness

2015-11-13 16:38

There seems to be a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to talking about Down syndrome. But Carin Bevan has only one rule: Don't be scared to ask her about her son.

Verbally strong learners boost peers' language skills

2014-08-01 13:33

Research has shown that special needs learners may benefit from being schooled with peers that have strong language abilities.

Spotting sleep problems in special-needs children

2013-03-06 09:42

About 30% of children have a sleep disorder, but the rate is even higher in children with special needs, an expert says.

 

Does my child need a learner facilitator?

2016-02-08 11:07

What is a learner facilitator, when do you need one, how much does it cost? Your questions answered.

Any lengths for a ‘forever kid’ – even if it means leaving home

2015-06-12 14:54

Putting your special needs child in a home away from home could be the best decision you ever make for your little one.

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.

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