special needs

ADHD in Girls - Are You Missing the Symptoms

Girls with ADHD are misunderstood and under-diagnosed compared to boys who often present more noticeable symptoms of hyperactivity or disruptive behaviour. A recent survey reveals how significant the gap of ADHD understanding and awareness actually […]

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Would You Teach A Fish To Climb A Tree

Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree? is a unique and fresh look into alternatives to help children who are struggling with ADD, ADHD, OCD, or Autism. I read this book several months […]

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Friends-Down-Syndrome-Awareness-Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. It’s a wonderful time to celebrate the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome and to share the positive impact that people with Down Syndrome bring with those around you. […]

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back-to-school-2013

Theresa, 5m4m contributor, shares her insights on this review and giveaway for Leah’s Voice. While we were compensated to write this review, all opinions listed are her own. Someone once told me my son was […]

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5 Minutes for Mom contributor Geri Chase shares her thoughts about the MagneBricks Building Blocks Kickstart project.  She was compensated for writing this post and sharing her honest opinion. As a mom, I have seen […]

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The birth of a child is a time full of emotion, celebrating the new life in one’s family. When Kelle Hampton was preparing to welcome her second child into the world, she had visions of […]

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autism myths

This post was submitted by Gina. In March, the CDC announced that according to its latest estimates, as many as 1 in 50 children may have autism spectrum disorder in the United States.  This rising incidence […]

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Last week, I had the privilege of speaking with Julie Locke, the mother of Dax Locke who was diaganosed with leukemia. A movie was made about their struggle — The Heart of Christmas.  Dax loved […]

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Do you know someone with Epilepsy? Chances are there is someone in your sphere of influence affected by the disease, which afflicts over two million people in the United States and over 65 million people worldwide. This […]

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Miracles happen all around us and sometimes we get to be part of one. My path through life this far has twisted and turned and sent me climbing and falling. I never could have planned […]

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