Hippotherapy, also known as horse therapy can be an effective therapy solution for special needs children. It can help with a wide range of intellectual disabilities, language disorders and sensory processing disorders. The therapy has been known to be a much more successful than working in a clinical setting.
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Night to Shine is a wonderful event that takes place in all fifty states that gives a wonderful opportunity to many young adults. Where boys and girls can dress up and enjoy a special evening just for them.
If you have a loved one with Cerebral Palsy, there is a special day in March that you should be aware about. National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day is on March 25th and we give you some great ideas that you can do to help raise awareness.
Everybody has stressors, children often have a lot of them when dealing with juggling friends, family, school and extracurricular activities. We offer some helpful tips that you can share with your child to make their day a little bit brighter.
Your child’s ability to communicate is vital when it comes to them leading a healthy and fulfilled life. A speech therapist can help your child develop the tools they need to effectively communicate.
With advances in technology, video games have become a legitimate source of education, fun and therapy for children with special needs!
Learn more about Chicago White Sox broadcaster Jason Benetti and his accomplishments while living with Cerebral Palsy
You may be wondering if your child has sensory difficulties. We list some signs of Sensory Processing Disorder that can help give you a clue if your child’s might have something more than just an odd habit or quirk.
Many people with Cerebral Palsy have associated speech challenges, sometimes requiring computer assistance in order to communicate by voice. For those with severe enough difficulties, text-to-speech computer assistance can change lives and is a revolutionary communication enabler. However, the number of voice options from which to choose are quite small, and the result is a kind of “one voice fits all” scenario where little girls and grown men alike share an audibly indistinguishable voice.
Learn more about Cerebral Palsy's connections to this year's Paralympics in Rio!