Tag : special needs

Canada's Autism-Friendly Hotel

Issues  8 April '17

Canada Opens First Autism-Friendly Hotel; What Will Children With Autism Love At Hotel Port Aux Basques?

Hotel Port Aux Basques' owner Cathy Lomond, special education teacher Joan Chaisson, and the group Autism Involves Me worked together to transform the hotel into an autism-friendly site.

Teacher Gives Boy A Haircut

Issues  15 March '17

Mom Moves Son To New School After Teacher Cuts His Hair Without Consent

The school board said it was an "unusual practice" and it has a launched an investigation on the incident.

The Foundation for the Handicapped In New Jersey

SPED Kids  10 March '17

How This Foundation Helps People With Special Needs Without Receiving Federal Grant

New Jersey's Foundation for the Handicapped has been giving jobs, food and other assistance to people with special needs for the last 40 years.

Jim Parson As Sheldon Cooper In Big Bang Theory

SPED Kids  3 March '17

'The Big Bang Theory' As Asperger's Training Tool? Teacher Told To Watch Sitcom To Help Special Needs Students

In place of specialist training, school workers in Scotland were told they should just observe Sheldon Cooper from the TV show.

Kids With Disablities

SPED Kids  1 March '17

Kids With Disabilities Or Special Needs In Ads Becoming More Prominent, Thanks To The Mom Who Made It Happen

Katie Driscoll wanted inclusivity for her child with Down syndrome, so she did something about it and it became big in advertising.

Northeast Finally Gets Taste Of Warm Weather

Autism  31 January '17

Students With Autism Increasing In Colleges, Here's What Schools Are Doing To Support Their Needs

Universities are responding to these special needs students with programs to prepare them for life after school.

Joe Minogue and Polly Gibson

Down Syndrome  6 January '17

Couple With Down Syndrome Proves ‘Love Is The Greatest Thing’ As They Tied The Knot In The Most Magical Way

Couple with Down Syndrome got married in an unusual way.

Community Groups Protest Proposed Chicago School Budget Cuts

SPED Kids  9 December '16

Chicago Public Schools Special Needs Education Funding Changes Take Heats From Parents

There should be no competition between special needs and traditional education but the budget changes are forcing teachers, students and parents into this bad situation.

NBCUniversal's 2015 Winter TCA Tour - Day 2 - Arrivals

Moms  22 November '16

Kate Gosselin Vs. Jon Gosselin: 'Kate Plus 8' Star Defends Her Parenting Decision Despite Ex-Husband's Accusations

Is the reality TV star not being truthful about her decision for son Colin? The lawyers of her ex want to know.

Rochester Rattlers v Charlotte Hounds

Autism  9 October '16

Parenting As Full Time Job: How Does It Feel Raising A Child With Autism

Raising a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or commonly known as autism can be very challenging and emotional to some parents.

Stakes Day

SPED Kids  6 October '16

Special Needs Horse Riding Programs In New Jersey Hitting Strides With Kids With Disability - What Is Hippotherapy?

Riding horses not only help the children with special needs physically, as it can also improve their mental health.

2016 Summer TCA Tour - Day 9

TV.Movie  28 September '16

'Speechless' Season 1 News & Updates: Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie Talk Responsibilities In Telling A Story On Special Needs & Disability

The series was off to a great start in its debut and now things are sinking down for its cast, who believe that they have to get the show's message across correctly.

Disney ABC Television Group Hosts TCA Summer Press Tour

TV.Movie  21 September '16

'Speechless' Series Premiere Reviews & News: Critics Are Loving The New Parenting TV Show Featuring A Special Needs Kid

The show will begin its run on television Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC.

2016 Summer TCA Tour - Day 9

TV.Movie  13 September '16

'Speechless' Air Date, Cast & News: Special Needs Parenting TV Show With Minnie Driver Could Be Best New Family Comedy

The pilot episode to "Speechless" is already on Hulu, but the series will begin its run on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 8:30 p.m. on ABC.

Kate and Jon Gosselin

Celebrity Daddy(Soft News)  1 September '16

Kate-Jon Gosselin Update: She Refuses To Tell Where There Son Is Being Treated, He Says She Only Cares About Fame And Money

Kate and Jon Gosselin's feud continue and she reportedly refuses to tell him where their son is being treated.

Pokemon Go Launches In The UK

Autism  15 July '16

'Pokemon Go' & Autism: How Popular AR Game Is Helping Kids With Autism

The augment reality game that's available for download on mobile phones has taken parts of the world by storm since its release.

7-Year-Old Girl Born With No Arms Does Everything Using Her Feet 2

Family ♥ Story  8 July '16

[VIDEO] Beautiful 7-Year-Old Was Born With A Disability,You Can't Imagine She Can Do Everything.

You'll be inspired by this girl's take on life!

The World Premiere Of Disney-Pixar's 'Finding Dory' - Arrivals

SPED Kids  28 June '16

'Finding Dory' Mirrors The Touching Story Behind Children With Special Needs

From beginning to credits, "Finding Dory" will touch your heart.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Development  22 June '16

Mom Wins Fight Over School To Keep Her Son With Down Syndrome

Ruth Christodoulou has won over Peak Crossing State School who she claims pushed her to move her son with Down syndrome to a special school. The Department of Education said that the school should apply for funding to keep the son with disability.

Photo taken During World Autism Awareness Day

Autism  3 June '16

There is Much More to My Kid Than Just the Autism Label

A mommy blogger named Mandy Farmer wrote in her May 31, post about her sentiments regarding the autism label. In her blog, she thinks that people ought to look beyond the label.

Food Bank For New York City Kicks Off EATWISE And Change One Thing Summer Nutrition Awareness Programs For Teens At Chris Canty Camp Of Champions

Family Life  28 May '16

Do You Live In Chicago? Here Are Four Summer Camps For Teens With Autistic Spectrum

Some summer camps design their programs for people with special needs including teenagers with autism spectrum. Here's a rundown of Chicago summer camps where you can enroll your teen.

This Boy With Down Syndrome Is The Youngest Business Owner In

Family ♥ Story  20 May '16

[VIDEO] Down Syndrome Did Not Stop This Young Man From Pursuing His Dreams As Business Owner

His parents was told he won't have a normal life.

'Mein Kampf' Critical Edition Book Presentation

SPED Kids  19 May '16

Special Needs Student Compared To Hitler; Teacher Sorry But Mom Wants Her Fired

She said her comment was made out of frustration and has regretted the comparison.

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