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2012 in Review: The Special-Needs Stories That Caught Our Attention

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July 2012 in Review

The upcoming London Paralympics, and more specifically NBC's lack of comprehensive coverage of it, attracted our attention in July. Look back at the posts, articles, and comments you found and made on this site.

Top 10 Blog Posts of the Month
These posts were the most-read of the month. The year the post was written is indicated in parentheses.

  1. Does Mady Gosselin Need Discipline, or a Diagnosis? (2009)
  2. Smart Wives, Misled Mothers, and More of Your Comments (2007)
  3. Share Your Proud Moments on the Forum (2009)
  4. The Middle Actor Has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (2010)
  5. Setting Up an iTunes Account Without a Credit Card (2008)
  6. Papoose Boards Make Child Restraint … Easy? Inhumane? (2007)
  7. NBC: 5,000 Hours for Olympics, 0 Hours for Paralympics (2012)
  8. Autistic Kids, Violent Adults (2009)
  9. Children With Down Syndrome in Demand for Adoption (2006)
  10. Grey's Character Needs Some Character, Stat (2008)

Top 10 New Blog Posts
Of all posts written in July, these were the most popular. The date posted is indicated in parentheses.

  1. NBC: 5,000 Hours for Olympics, 0 Hours for Paralympics (July 12)
  2. From My Inbox: 50 Cent Tweets About Autism Offensively (July 9)
  3. From My Inbox: Special Olympics, Special Recipes (July 23)
  4. From My Inbox: Conferences, Camps, and a Book for Kids (July 16)
  5. From My Inbox: Diabetes, Food Allergies, and Sports for Kids With Autism (July 2)
  6. Parent Asks Teachers for Communication and Understanding (July 18)
  7. Your Comments and Forum Posts of the Week (July 13)
  8. Helping Kids Cope With Scary Behavior From a Sibling With Autism (July 10)
  9. Your Comments on Potty Training, Proactive Parents, and Buddy Programs (July 6)
  10. Start Getting Excited for the 2012 Summer Paralympics (July 5)

Top 10 Articles of the Month
These articles were the most-viewed of July 2012.

  1. What Is ADD?
  2. 504 FAQ
  3. Set Up a Free iTunes Account Without Credit Card, Gift Card or Allowance
  4. 101 Things to Do When There's Nothing to Do
  5. What Are Special Needs?
  6. Tea Tree Oil for Head Lice
  7. Set Up an E-mail Account for Your Child That You Can Monitor
  8. Five Fun Things to Do
  9. Write Your Own Behavior Plan
  10. Start an iTunes Account With a Gift Card

Top 5 New Articles
Of the articles written in July 2012, these were the most-viewed that month.

  1. Ten Ways to Support the US Paralympic Team
  2. Helping Students Manage Social Demands: Lunch and Recess
  3. Book Review: The Behavior Code
  4. Safety First: Excerpt from 'Siblings of Children With Autism
  5. All Kids Can Create 2012

Most Commented-On Posts
These are the posts that got the most reaction from you in July. The year the post was written is indicated in parentheses.

  1. Watch the Arthur Asperger's Episode Online (2010)
  2. NBC: 5,000 Hours for Olympics, 0 Hours for Paralympics (2012)
  3. Why Aren't the Special Olympics World Games Televised? (2011)
  4. Tied: College Scholarships for Students With Special Needs (2007), School Uniforms and Students With Special Needs (2009), and Extreme Makeover to Help Family With Chiari Malformaiton (2007).

All New Articles and Posts
These weekly round-ups list everything new in July. Click through to see what was going on that week on About.com Parenting Children With Special Needs.

All of Your Comments
Find a list of all posts that received comments in July in these weekly comment round-ups:

More Special-Needs News
Find posts from around the Web that were featured in Today's News and Views on the topic pages.

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  2. Parenting
  3. Children With Special Needs
  4. Respite
  5. Article Index
  6. Fun and Games
  7. July 2012 in Review: The Special-Needs Stories That Caught Our Attention

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