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Special Needs Camps in the New Orleans Area

Providing great experiences for kids with special needs Summer camp. There are so many great benefits for kids—fostering confidence and independence, building new and lasting friendships, and increasing exe...
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Challenges Facing Siblings of Special Needs Kids

Children with special needs—such as chronic illness or developmental disabilities—present challenges as well as advantages for families. Special care requires great attention and energy for parents, along with ...

Tips To Prevent Bullying Of Autistic Children

There are measures you can take to help your child with ASD from being bullied.    1.  Role play the situations. Start the conversation to make them feel safe and be as specific as possible. 2.  Make a plan....

Expanding Social Oppotunities For Special Needs Kids

Some organizations around New Orleans have made it possible for kids with special needs to participate in some of the same type of extracurricular activities and events that their “typical” peers enjoy. Stom...

When Children On The Spectrum Are Victims of Bullying

  Ethan Marengo is a 10 year old with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. He is a smart, fun-loving kid in the fifth grade at a middle school in Covington, but his mom Shelley says he still gets ...

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