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Kids Services at Hope Network Center for Autism in Livonia

The former location of Ladywood High school is transforming into Hope Center for Autism in Livonia, where kids will receive a variety of services.

DIY Sensory Toolbox Ideas to Help Kids Self-Soothe

A local early education teacher's DIY sensory toolbox concept helps little ones with special needs navigate big emotions – and it's easy to create one.

Genetics May be Biggest Risk Factor for Autism, Study Says

The results are significant: Genetics are the biggest risk factor for autism – a total 80 percent risk. Here's what research in five countries found.

The Autism Parent’s Bucket List

There's so much to experience in childhood, but autism can change the equation. Here, a mom offers her autism parent's bucket list of 41 wishes for her son.

Kids with Autism Are Tuned In to Mom’s Feelings, Study Says

When mom gives "the look," you know she means business – and it turns out that's the case for kids on the autism spectrum,...

2019 Living With Autism Workshop: Session Notes

Thank you for attending the 2019 Living With Autism Workshop on April 5 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy! Below are links to the...

Fredi the PizzaMan Foundation for Autism Helps Local Schools

Sensory rooms in Michigan classrooms are getting a boost from the metro Detroit restaurateur and dad who runs Fredi the PizzaMan Foundation for Autism.

Bluestone Children’s Center in Livonia Has Autism Services

A retired Olympic hockey player is 'breaking the ice' with Bluestone Children's Center, which offers applied behavior analysis for preschool children with autism.

Curly Top Hair Birthday Party for Evan Lovy in Metro Detroit

When you have a child with autism, you find yourself parenting in very non-traditional ways. My son's curly top hair birthday party is the perfect example of this.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.