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Kaufman Children's Center Sensory Gym for Kids with Special Needs

Kaufman Children's Center Sensory Gym for Kids with Special Needs

Swings, zip lines, a rock wall and quiet nooks are designed to help children with sensory challenges. Explore a new feature at this West Bloomfield therapy resource.

March 2013
Raising Special Needs Children, Tips from a Veteran Metro Detroit Mom

Raising Special Needs Children, Tips from a Veteran Metro Detroit Mom

Annie Lubliner of West Bloomfield has an adult son, Jonah, who has autism. Here are her eight key tips for any parents who have kids with special needs.

December 2012
Walnut Lake Preschool and Development Kindergarten in West Bloomfield Helps Special Needs Kids

Walnut Lake Preschool and Development Kindergarten in West Bloomfield Helps Special Needs Kids

An Oakland County school is pioneering a unique approach to teaching children with developmental disorders in southeast Michigan.

October 2012
The Promise of Cord Blood for Kids with Special Needs

The Promise of Cord Blood for Kids with Special Needs

Stem cells could offer a better life for some children, like a little girl with cerebral palsy here in southeast Michigan. Will more families explore the possibilities?

April 2012
Dads Dealing with a Special Needs Diagnosis in their Kids

Dads Dealing with a Special Needs Diagnosis in their Kids

It's tough for any parent – but for fathers, it can be even tougher to accept, cope and feel hope. Some local dads share their stories and offer insights.

December 2011
Service Animals and Special Needs Kids

Service Animals and Special Needs Kids

Specially trained dogs are helping children in southeast Michigan adjust to everyday life. Here's a look at how they work.

August 2011
Helping Special Needs Kids Make Friends

Helping Special Needs Kids Make Friends

It's not always easy to form crucial bonds with peers. But parents can help foster connections to help their children learn, grow and have fun.

February 2011
Special Needs iPhone Apps

Special Needs iPhone Apps

These nine nifty smartphone apps may offer the help parents seek for children with special needs.

September 2010
Diet and Kids with Special Needs

Diet and Kids with Special Needs

Can a change in food intake help some children with special needs? Here's a look at three different approaches.

July 2010
Finding Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Finding Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Special needs kids can enjoy memorable summer fun, too! Here are 11 tips to ensuring a successful camp experience for your child.

June 2010
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