Looking for somewhere good to surf? Stop by this Site of the Day listing for a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. Listed here are the sites or pages featured each day in July 2012. For more sites, visit the index.
June 2012 | August 2012
July is a slow month for awareness and advocacy events, but maybe I'm missing a few. See my list of what you should be celebrating, and add any other special-needs occasions you're aware of.
"Run by and for people with ADHD, our purpose is to empower children, adults and families affected by ADHD, educate those who impact us, and enlighten all people as to the courage and competence of our singular community." ... More ADHD Resources
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Get some last-minute advice on the food, family, fireworks, and festivity overload that can cause a problem for your child on a day like this.
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I've set up a gallery giving a quick preview of each of the sports we'll be seeing in this year's London Summer Paralympics (like Sitting Volleyball, pictured). Start getting excited for this amazing event, coming August 29=September 9. ... More Special-Needs Sports
A section of the CDC site devoted to developmental milestones and children's disabilities offers advice, information, fact sheets, and tools to help parents act early to help their kids.
"BridgingApps is a volunteer community of parents, therapists, doctors, and teachers who share information on how we are using the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices with people who have special needs. ... Given the rising number of apps on the market and the diverse skills of children and adults with special needs, parents have found each other to be one of the best resources for choosing apps to enhance everyday life for our children of all ages. While our group is primarily parent-driven, our efforts are naturally collaborative with the people who help people with disabilities develop particular skills — therapists and educators."
A database of restaurant and travel reviews written by people on gluten-free diets to help you and your child find friendly spots and avoid dangerous destinations.