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Best Vacation Spots for Kids with Special Needs and Families

Skip places that overload your child by choosing one made for them. Start with this list of best vacation spots for kids with special needs.

Top Occupational Therapists for Children in Southeast Michigan

Searching for occupational therapy for children just got easier. Here are some recommendations from parents like you.

Resources for Special Needs Children: Programs in Detroit

Parents of children with special needs can find various services within the city of Detroit and the surrounding area.

Sports for Kids with Disabilities, Special Needs in Southeast Michigan

In search of adaptive sports programs for a child with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local special needs sports programs to check into.

Sports Fun for Kids with Special Needs

Spotlight on several southeast Michigan groups that give special children an active outlet, positive social experiences – and much more.

Sensory Processing Disorder in Kids

Some children are hypersensitive to – or detached from – everyday sights, sounds, touches and tastes. Here's a look at SPD, and how southeast Michigan therapy helps.

Loose Anagen Syndrome: A Benign Childhood Hair Loss Condition

In the realm of special needs, loose anagen syndrome may not seem so serious. But for little girls, it's a hit on developing healthy self-esteem.

Kids Born With Disorders of Sex Development

For some parents whose kids have a Disorders of Sex Development condition, the answer to, 'Boy or girl?' is complex. We explore life for these families.

Teal Pumpkins Raise Food Allergy Awareness on Halloween

Kids allergic to nuts, milk and more can look for pumpkins painted blue-green to find homes giving safe treats, thanks to The Teal Pumpkin Project.

Resources and Programs for Adults with Special Needs

There are several resources in Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for adults with special needs. Find details here.

Special Needs Kids Summer Fun Activity Tips for Parents

Whether a yard, beach, park, mall or tent of blankets, find 10 ways to create memories and meaning for kids with special needs.

The Sound of Silence: When Children Are Born Deaf

When you have a baby born deaf, it can trigger worry for parents. Two local families share stories on finding the right solutions for their kids.

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