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 October 2012. For more sites, visit the index.
September 2012 | November 2012
Image and text by Terri Mauro
October starts today! Download your October calendar page.
The annual blog carnival for Down Syndrome Awareness Month is underway. Visit the blog Big Blueberry eyes to find the list of blogs participating, and spread the word.
Want to find a house that will be giving out treats safe for kids on restricted diets -- or be a house that's welcoming to those kids? The CLU Campaign is coordinating that effort with window decals, stickers, and maps.
The latest addition to the Share Your Special-Needs Website
list is "designed for parents and caregivers raising a child with mild to moderate and moderate/severe (but perhaps not as helpful for the most profound cases) cerebral palsy (or CP). Part of our goal is to provide information and resources so that you won’t have to scour the Internet to find it the way we did. The other part is more personal: to share how we struggle with our daily challenges and try to get ready for long-term ones as well." ... Read more about it.
Small Steps in Speech is a nonprofit that "assists children with speech and language disorders by funding supplemental therapies and treatments for individuals as well as grants to charitable organizations who serve children with communicative disorders. Our goal is to give children the chance to better express themselves in the world in which we live."
Watch a short demo from Straight Talk Wireless, and they'll donate ten cents to Make a Wish. There are also plenty of cute videos of Make-a-Wish kids to watch when you're done with that.
Tomorrow, October 11, is the day for "the nation's oldest voluntary, community-based screening program that provides referral information for treatment." Check out the site to find out more about the program and access a self-assessment form.