Day 26: Technology

Day 26: Technology

Today, like never before in our history, technology is a blessing for individuals with special needs. From tablets to smartphones, from apps to DVDs, there is no shortage of tools to help your child in his daily and academic success.   As helpful it they can be,...
Day 24: Science

Day 24: Science

Science is probably one of the subjects where “hands-on” is exemplified the most.  Since science is the study of our physical and natural world, it becomes a subject the entire family can enjoy. However, a disabled child may not have the words to raise questions of...
Day 22: Writing Tips

Day 22: Writing Tips

Writing was an art I fell in love with when I was in grade 5.  It was through weekly journals and the use of a thesaurus that I discovered the beauty of words and how they can be strung together to impact others.  When first learning that my son’s diagnosis would mean...
Day 21: Handwriting

Day 21: Handwriting

With the influx of technology, it appears that handwriting (printing or cursive) is becoming a lost art.  For children with special needs, tapping or scrolling with one finger is often easier than holding a pencil and scribbling on paper, making handwriting almost...