Special Needs

Autism
Understanding Autism II

GFM    2016 Intervention, Alternate Treatments, Programs, Resources, and the Future for Kids with Autism Many young children with autism and PDDNOS be…

What is Autism?
Understanding Autism I

GFM    2016 More children and families than ever before are facing the challenge of ‘mindblindness.’ The causes are still a mystery, but research is o…

ADHD or Gifted
ADHD or Gifted or Both?

GFM    2016 Howard’s teachers say he just isn’t working up to his ability. He doesn’t finish his assignments, or just puts down answers without showin…

Decoding Dyslexia
Decoding Dyslexia

GFM    2016 Reading may seem easy and automatic for people who master it without difficulty. Even children as young as two can be taught to read. And …

Halloween
Halloween with Sensory Challenges

GFM    2016 Overwhelming sights, smells, and textures do not have to sideline your child While many children enjoy Halloween traditions of TRICK-OR-TR…

Shy Girl
How to Stop Bed Wetting

BY DR. JACOB SAGIE  Breaking the habit before summer camp begins Imagine you’re a ten-year-old child about to spend your first year at summer camp, fi…

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ADHD and Sports

By Bill Costello    2016 Get Your Sons and Daughters Involved in Sports  When Michael Phelps was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disord…

Toys
Toys for Differently Abled Kids

BY DANIELLE SWEENEY All children love to play with toys, and children with disabilities are certainly no exception. Toy manufacturers and marketers ha…