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5 Ways to Focus on Your Child’s Positive Traits

5 Ways to Focus on Your Child’s Positive Traits

5 Ways to Focus on Your Child’s Positive Traits I spend a-lot of time and effort with my two boys who have special needs, working on what doesn’t come naturally so they can have what I feel will be a better life. I was recently…

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A Night To Remember Prom Needs Honored Guests

A Night To Remember Prom Needs Honored Guests

A Night to Remember is a FREE Prom honoring students with Speical Needs ages 15-22. It’s more than a Prom… it’s an experience!  Honored Guests get their hair/make-up done, ride in limos and walk down the Red Carpet complete with paparazzi before entering the dance/dinner….

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Diabetes: Do Not Let Symptoms Go Unchecked

Diabetes: Do Not Let Symptoms Go Unchecked

Seven million people develop Diabetes every year. Type I Diabetes can strike people of any age, even babies, so if your child has any of the symptoms listed below, seek medical attention. Type I Diabetes Type I Diabetes is an autoimmune disease whose cause is…

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Happy Holiday Hints for Children with Special Needs

Happy Holiday Hints for Children with Special Needs

Holidays bring joy that warms the hearts of many. For those of us who have children with special needs, the holidays take on an entirely new dimension. Like everyone, we have shopping, cooking, decorating and preparation. However, there are steps we must take to ready…

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Places to Find Free Equipment and Devices for Families with Special Needs

Places to Find Free Equipment and Devices for Families with Special Needs

Looking for help?  Here’s a list of companies that can help families get needed items such as rehabilitation equipment, assistive devices and healthcare related supplies: Opportunity to Receive a New Wheelchair! The Darrell Gwynn Foundation would like to identify individuals in Southern California who are facing medical and…

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Nominate a San Diego Family for a Kids Room Makeover

Nominate a San Diego Family for a Kids Room Makeover

Cecily’s Closet is a local non-profit that helps those with special needs by recycling durable medical goods, providing free belly bands for those with G or J tube feeds, as well as room makeovers for kids who spend a significant amount of time in their rooms do to…

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Safeguard Your Child Against Wandering

Safeguard Your Child Against Wandering

Wandering is often a concern with children with social communication disorders or developmental delay. The walk to school, shopping at the mall, and large scale social events like county fairs and community clean up days provide ample opportunities for kids to wander from parents; and…

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San Diego Organizations Offering Peer Friendship and Mentorship for Children

San Diego Organizations Offering Peer Friendship and Mentorship for Children

All kids need a buddy. Two San Diego County organizations provide awesome peer friendship and mentorship opportunities for children of nearly every age and stage. Learn how to get your kids involved. Little League Challenger Division Nearly a dozen Little League programs throughout the San…

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Remodel Your Body While Supporting Autism Tree Project Foundation

Remodel Your Body While Supporting Autism Tree Project Foundation

The 12th Annual Addie’s Remodel Your Body Challenge is an 8 week fitness challenge open to San Diego residents looking to get in shape for a great cause! Start date: Sept 13. Body fat measurements 8:30am-10am at Addie’s Personal Training Studio. Boot Camps held Saturday at…

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Free Surf Camp for Kids with Special Needs

Free Surf Camp for Kids with Special Needs

As of July 21, 2014 available spots for this camp have been filled.  Please check back later to see if additional camps have been added.   Here’s something very cool for kids in our special needs community! A local non-profit, Surfing Madonna Oceans Project (mission: to fund local…

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