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Creating Therapeutic Spaces at Home

With a little attention to detail, parents of a child with autism can create a therapeutic environment right at home. An expert from Gateway Pediatric Therapy offers expert tips.

Rock Your Socks on World Down Syndrome Day

Find out why we wear mix-matched socks on World Down Syndrome Day and get advice on how kids can better interact with people who have Down syndrome.

Building Self-Care Skills for a Child With Autism

For an individual with autism, the ability to successfully carry out activities of daily living means greater independence throughout life. Learn how these skills are mastered.

How Can We Get the Most of Our Child’s Teletherapy?

The staff at Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor & Autism Treatment share their best tips for successful teletherapy.

Reframing Repetitive Behaviors for Kids With Autism

Repetitive behaviors such as rocking, spinning and hand-flapping are common for children with autism. But are they behaviors you should discourage?

Should You Use Special Needs or Disabilities?

The term "special needs" is all encompassing but is it ok to use the word "disabilities" too? We took a closer look to find out when each term is appropriate.

Friendship Circle Buys Bakery to Expand Jobs for People with Special Needs

Friendship Circle recently purchased the West Bloomfield-based Dakota Bread Company to provide training and career opportunities for adults with special needs.

Simple Tips for Successful Travel With Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Is holiday travel in your future? Get prepared for a fun and successful experience with advice from an expert at Gateway Pediatric Therapy.

The Color of Autism Hopes to Empower Families

The Color of Autism Foundation works to educate and empower Black families of kids with autism through ongoing parent training and other resources.

Alternative Baseball is Coming to Flat Rock

Taylor Duncan was diagnosed with autism as a child and was denied opportunities to play ball as a kid. Now, he's bringing alternative baseball to kids in Flat Rock.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

What’s Happening at Cedar Point in 2020?

Cedar Point has reopened for the 2020 season. Here's what you need to know about visiting the park this year.

Toddler Getting Out of Bed Repeatedly? Here’s How to Stop It

If you're a parent with the issue of a toddler getting out of bed repeatedly, you know the pain (and exhaustion). Learn what's going on and what to do.
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