Special Needs Resources

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.

How Retreats Help Parents of Special Needs Kids

One local mom shares how attending retreats for moms of special needs kids has helped her de-stress and recharge.

Red Wing Alumni Charity Hockey Game in Hazel Park

The annual event raises funds for United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit. Be sure to get your ticket for the March 19, 2016 game.

Tips for Taking Pictures of a Child with Special Needs

Here are 10 quick photo tricks and tips to capturing a precious portrait of a special needs kid that families will cherish.

Local Parents Thankful for Each Day with Terminally Ill ‘Miracle Baby’

The couple's baby, Caroline Grace Boggs, was born with the terminal condition Trisomy 18. Read about this family's journey.

Finding a Service Dog for Your Child’s Needs

Have a child with vision impairment, hearing impairment or autism? Consider a service dog. Here are a few of many service dog organizations to check out.

Parenting an ADHD Child: Things Parents Should Know

ADHD in children has come a long way. From managing ADHD symptoms in kids to setting a positive tone for your child, here are 11 tips for moms and dads.

Special Needs Therapy to Consider and How to Evaluate Treatments

Whether you're looking for treatment for autism or one of the many physical and emotional disabilities, there are several options available.

Liane Holliday Willey Talks About Autism, Her Books and More

We chatted with the world-renowned author and psycholinguistics expert who will be one of the keynote speakers at Metro Parent's Living with Autism Workshop on April 24, 2015.

Elaine Hall Discusses Son’s Autism Diagnosis, Special Needs Therapy, More

Read our chat with the autism advocate and founder of The Miracle Project. She will be one of the keynote speakers at Metro Parent's Living with Autism Workshop in April.

Conversation Topics for Kids, The Rocket Ferndale Spring Toys, Special Needs...

Plus metro Detroit events from the Fox Theatre Detroit to FestiFools in Ann Arbor, answers to 'where are daycares near me?' and more in our April 2015 issue.

Respite for Parents of Special Needs Children

Raising a special needs child can be all-consuming – but parents need time for themselves, too. Here's how some southeast Michigan families are coping, and services that can help.

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