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The Best Gear for a Breast Cancer Cure

Whether you're running around town or having a night on the town, show off some pink this October to raise awareness for breast cancer research.

Kids with Special Needs by the Details and Numbers

The term 'special needs' is broad, to say the least. Here's a closer look at some common childhood challenges, what they are and how many children are affected.

Meet A Michigan Man Who’s Larger Than Life

Broc Brown, 20, has a rare condition that makes him one of the tallest people in the world but this local young man's outlook easily rivals his height.

Gearing Up Against Torticollis

Learn how one local family coped with their son's congenital muscular torticollis and how helmet therapy helped the child overcome his diagnosis.

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.

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.