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Both young and old are struggling with the changes in day-to-day life brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but for children on the autism spectrum, this new way of life can cause some serious issues. Here, the owner and director of the Spark Center for Autism offers advice.
From nails to shirt cuffs, it's common for kids to gnaw on a variety of things. So why do kids chew on things, and how can parents help them curb the habit?
Zoo experiences for kids with special needs are in better reach since the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak and Belle Isle Nature Center in Detroit became sensory certified.
The new Sterling Heights Community Center, opened in February 2020, focuses on offering sports and active fun for kids and families of all ability levels.
Set to open in 2020, Maggie's Wigs 4 Kids Wellness Center & Salon offers nutrition, fitness activities, end-of chemo parties and more for children.
The former location of Ladywood High school is transforming into Hope Center for Autism in Livonia, where kids will receive a variety of services.
From arts and crafts to animals on the farm, kids as young as age 3 can experience all the fun and enrichment opportunities that summer camp has to offer.
A Henry Ford Health System pediatrician weighs in on fine and gross motor skills, plus other developmental milestones.
The Clinical Director of Gateway Pediatric Therapy's Lansing clinic discusses how celebrating daily victories and adopting a "giver mindset" helps set expectations.
Educators at Roseville Community Schools are dedicated to preparing differently abled students for their futures.
While opioid use is on the rise, marijuana and alcohol are still top substances of choice for teenagers. Here, the director of the Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse details the top signs to look for.
Amy Hengstebeck, OTRL, with Kaufman Children’s Center offers advice for families.