Free Zoom Forum on Autism Awareness and Education

April 9, 2020 Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana is offering a free and open-to-the-public Zoom forum every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 pm. April’s topics are Autism Awareness and Transitioning F...

Point of Burnout: Finding Your Tribe

March 30, 2020 “... there is almost a period of grieving that has to happen.” A child diagnosed with a disability is stressful, but what about what comes after? Single mom Brandi Liberty stays busy juggling ...

Krewe of VIPs Makes Mardi Gras More Accessible

February 4, 2020 Catching a parade isn’t always possible for some people with disabilities, but thanks to a local organization, accessibility is becoming less of an issue. Backed by Touro Synagogue and develo...

Digital Experience Coming to GNO Autistic Community

February 3, 2020  The New Blue Foundation and the Microsoft store inside Lakeside Shopping Center partner in a new series called “Social Saturdays,” providing sensory-friendly digital art, coding, and gaming e...

NORD Hosts its First Special Needs Masquerade Ball

January 6, 2019 Join the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission as it kicks off the 2020 carnival season with its first annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball for New Orleans' special needs population...
Northshore Miracle League Baseball Complex

Special Needs Baseball Complex Opens on Northshore

by Nola Family Staff, March 28,2019 The Miracle League Northshore will celebrate the opening of its new baseball complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 29. Designed for kids with special needs, the $9...

2018 Nola Family Favorites

The results of the 2018 NOLA Family Favorites Survey are in! We asked, and you answered – in the thousands! Here are your choices for the best of all things family in New Orleans and beyond! Congratulations ...