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Parenting with Autism

Local dad and autism advocate Ron Sandison talks about parenting with autism and how his diagnosis plays a role in the way that he parents.

Parenting with Cerebral Palsy

Parenting in general is tough, but parenting with cerebral palsy, a disability that limits your body's movement, presents a new set of challenges.

Planning Your IEPs During COVID

Find out what you need to know to advocate for your child with developmental disabilities and get tips to help plan your IEPS during COVID, too.

10 Barrier-Free Playgrounds in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These barrier-free playgrounds in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor offer kids with disabilities a fun and safe outdoor activity.

Nurturing Sibling Play When One Child is on the Spectrum

With COVID-19 social distancing, siblings are sometimes the only playmate kids have. How can you help children with autism play with their neurotypical siblings? The experts at Gateway Pediatric Therapy have advice.

5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Parenting a Child With ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD can be a challenging path. A St. Clair Shores mom shares her feelings on what she's learned from her young son so far.

Special Needs Events for Kids and Parents in Metro Detroit

Parents of children with special needs in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor can plan ahead for fun activities, sensory-friendly movie showings and more that are tailored to meet their needs.

Helping Kids on the Spectrum Overcome Food Selectivity

Gateway works with families to address skill deficits and leverage reinforcement-based techniques.

Which Activities Will Keep My Kids Busy While Providing Learning Opportunities?

Diane Nancarrow, MA, CCC-SLP of Kaufman Children's Center offers advice for families.

Depression in Kids: Identifying and Treating This Mental Health Issue

Clinical depression in kids and adolescents is rising, along with correlated suicides. Here's how to spot this often-hidden mood disorder – and help kids.

Tips for Improving Attention of Children With Autism

The owner of the Farmington Hills-based Spark Center for Autism offers five ways families can help.

Easy, Cheap and Fun Sensory Bin Ideas

Kids with special needs or sensory processing disorders will love these fun and simple sensory bin ideas.
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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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