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How to Help a Child With ADHD Master the Art of Homework

Many students with ADHD are distracted and often miss vital information in the classroom making homework and testing difficult.
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Eating Out With a Child on the Autism Spectrum

From McDonald’s to white-tablecloth restaurants, use these tips to help make a meal out delightful for you and other guests.

Parents Gain Online Tools to Nurture Inclusive Friendships

The National Inclusion Project has just released “Power in Friendship” — online resource guides to help parents and children build inclusive friendships.

What Parents Should Know About Sensory Processing Disorders

Understanding the challenges and treatment options with this often misunderstood condition.

How to Help a Child With ADHD Master the Art of Homework

Many students with ADHD are distracted and often miss vital information in the classroom making homework and testing difficult.

Baby Steps for Back-to-School Success

Ideas and resources to give exceptional parents a solid start to the new school year.

Summer is not over yet!

A practical list of ideas to keep your special child busy until school starts.

Go. Play. See. Accessible Playgrounds and Attractions in the Triad

Limitations do not have to limit fun in the Triad

When Supporting Your Teen is Not Enough

3 parenting “musts” for all parents, but especially those with special needs children

Double Check Before EOG, EOC & Year-End Testing

Being proactive eliminates last-minute testing confusion

Kids & Learning: 10 Red Flags

What parents need to look for, because kids don't say, "I'm struggling in school."

Learning Challenges: How to Identify and Address Red Flags

Parent questions answered by educational experts

Sports and ADHD: A Positive Connection?

If you’d like to incorporate sports into your child’s life to improve his or her ADHD symptoms, keep these tips in mind.

Clinical vs. Home Therapy: What is Best for My Child?

Tips to choose the best location for your child's success.

ADHD May Be Linked to Persistent Parental Criticism

A study finds only sustained parental criticism was associated with the continuance of ADHD symptoms in the children who had been diagnosed with ADHD.

Special Needs Parenting and Your Role as Advocate

Trust your instincts and seek second opinions when needed

We're Breaking Down Barriers & Changing Stigmas

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

How to Use Year-End Challenges to Optimize the Learning Experience

Find the teachable moments that are plentiful during the hectic holiday season.

For Exceptional Parents, Teaching the Teacher Is Not so Far Fetched

Parents are a welcome resource for teachers of exceptional children

Parents of Exceptional Children: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

There's a lot parents of children with exceptional needs just don't know.

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

A deeper understanding and more accepting view.

iCan House Provides Support, Social Interaction for Kids With Autism

iCan House has been a lifeline for hundreds of children and adults.

Beyond Track and Field

Special Olympics North Carolina offers athletes the chance to shine year round.

N.C. Senate Bill Offers Relief for ASD Patients

Group health insurers are now required to cover adaptive behavior treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Apps to Help Children with Special Needs

Our top picks for apps to help your child.

Neurofeedback can be effective in treating ADHD

Kids with ADHD may benefit from neurofeedback.

Morgan's Story: Coping With Cleft Lip and Palate

Being born with cleft lip/palate "not that big of a deal," says 11-year-old.

School Discipline and the Special Needs Child

The federal government recently issued new guidelines aimed at reducing suspensions and expulsions in public schools. Their call to action included statistics showing that children with disabilities are disproportionately affected by school disciplinary procedures.

10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Autism can be baffling, even to those who spend their lives around it.

Her future is bright

Profile: Marcy-Marie Cox/Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC)

Super sibings in Neverland

Profile: Victor Pauca/Pitt-Hopkins syndrom (PTHS)
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It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.
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