Special Needs Resources

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.

Sisters Are Among Michigan’s Top Youth Volunteers

A natural disaster prompted these sisters to create a special alarm system for people with hearing issues.

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.

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.

Two Local Authors Pen Books About Special Needs Parenting

Both reads offer advice and guidance for parents of children with special needs.

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Helps Kids ‘Bash Up’ Cancer

With the help of a 3D printer, the hospital is able to print out an exact replica of a child's tumor – so he or she can smash it.

Metropolitan Speech, Sensory & ABA Center is a One-Stop Play Spot

Housed in the former building of My Urban Toddler in Saline, this space provides play and entertainment for all children.

Cool Places for Kids with Special Needs to Get Fit

Encourage your child with special needs to lead a healthy lifestyle. Check out these two southeast Michigan spots where they can work out and have fun, too

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.
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