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Special Needs Children Have Higher Rate of Sleep Challenges

Proper rest is important for all children, but especially those with special needs. Here's what you should know and how you can help your child sleep soundly.

Letter To Special Needs Parents

Milford mom Angela M. Shupe shares advice she says she wishes she'd been given when her daughter was diagnosed with Down syndrome.

Detroit Public Schools Programs Support Parent Involvement

Parents aren't just encouraged to help their children succeed in school, they're offered tools and resources to achieve their own successes, too.

Michigan Disaster Plans for Schools, Daycare Centers Lacking

Save the Children, a national organization, says we're among 28 states not making the grade in keeping kids safe. Here's what it found - and what's being done.

Is There a Link Between Autism and Moms, Dads Delaying Parenthood?

First-time parents are older than ever, a study says, and special needs rates have risen in kids. What's the correlation - and what effect do aging dads have on their offspring?

Metro Parent Top Teachers Awards 2012

Here they are! Meet five fabulous southeast Michigan educators who truly put the 'excel' in excellence - from band to special needs to science.

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?

'Special' Siblings

For 'typical' brothers and sisters of kids with special needs, the impact can be a challenge - and rich opportunity. Here's how local families find the right balance.

Medical Testing on Kids

It's a scary proposition to allow your child to participate in a medical treatment study, but experts say it's also an opportunity.

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.

Taking a Vacation with Special Needs Kids

Make your dream family trip doable and memorable with 11 tips for parents traveling with children with disabilities.
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