'Trick-or-treat' is the standard greeting on Halloween but not all kids are able to say those words. One mom is trying to make the holiday more autism-friendly by making blue buckets the sign a child is non-verbal.
About 40,000 infants are born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder each year. A Farmington Hills family shares how they help their daughter thrive and why greater awareness is needed.
Adopting a child with special needs has resonated with this Warren mom since she was a teen. Now, through Down syndrome adoption, her dream is reality.
A local mom and former school psychologist has brought Royal Oak's Bowlero Lanes & Lounge back to life, complete with many unique accessible features.
A local early education teacher's DIY sensory toolbox concept helps little ones with special needs navigate big emotions – and it's easy to create one.
The University of Michigan and Michigan State University are teaming up to create sensory-friendly Play POND for kids, set to debut in summer 2020.
As a child, Shannon Spicer battled childhood leukemia at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital – now, she works there treating other sick kids.
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.