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Special Needs

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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
Southeast Michigan Summer Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Southeast Michigan Summer Camps for Kids with Special Needs

These Detroit area camps cater to kids with special needs like autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, learning disabilities and more.

June 2010
Sports Fun for Kids with Special Needs

Sports Fun for Kids with Special Needs

These local community groups offer special children an active outlet, positive social experiences – and much more.

May 2010
Respite for Parents of Special Needs Children

Respite for Parents of Special Needs Children

Raising a special needs child can be all-consuming. Here's how some local parent are coping, and services that can help.

May 2010
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