Special Needs Child News
Mom launching toy store for kids with autism, special needs
An Ohio mother of four has found a unique way for parents of kids with sensory needs to choose toys that are right for them. Holly Young of Cincinnati is preparing for the March 24 grand opening of Puzzle Pieces, a special needs retail store located in Montgomery that caters to children with
'Midnight Sun' star Bella Thorne on showing the world who she really is
The former Disney Channel star opens up about her experiences growing up and using her platform to help others embrace their true selves.
Bella Thorne on the pressure of maintaining a perfect image and finally being honest about who she is
At 20 years old, Bella Thorne may appear to have it all but according to the star, she’s very much still figuring life out. From private jets to movie premieres, the actress seems to live an exciting life and she documents it on Instagram for her 17 million followers to see. But scroll a bit
The new faces of homeschooling: 3 families, 3 different approaches
Homeschooling is no longer just kids at home being taught by their mom or dad. Homeschooling today takes place in co-ops, in homeschooling centers and even in some public schools as homeschooled kids are allowed to take part in sports and some classes. " Good Morning America " is looking at the new
Tim Tebow sheds light on homeschooling, says it's 'good' to be 'different'
The football star opens up about his experience as a homeschooler, and ESPN's Jessica Mendoza reports on the new face of homeschooling.
Tim Tebow reflects on breaking ground as a homeschool student: 'It's pretty good to view yourself as different'
Football and baseball star Tim Tebow did not attend a single day in public school until his first day at the University of Florida, a school with nearly 50,000 students. Tebow, 30, instead spent his early education years working on his family’s farm and attending classes taught by his parents
School, 911 employees on leave after student wanders, drowns
Several 911 center and school employees have been suspended over the death of a 14-year-old autistic boy who wandered away unnoticed from his New York school and apparently drowned
5 things to watch in the Pennsylvania special election
Voters in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District will head to the polls on Tuesday in a special election seen as a crucial test of the Republican Party ’s political strength ahead of the 2018 midterm elections . The Democrat, 33-year old Marine Corps veteran and former assistant U.S. attorney
Parents often don't lock up or unload guns, even when kids have mental illness: Study
Among parents who own guns, only one in three store their guns the way pediatricians recommend, a new study found: locked, unloaded and separate from ammunition. This was the case whether or not the children in the home had any history of mental health issues, according to the study in the journal
Florida shooting: Documents show administrators may have missed signs
New documents reveal administrators at Stoneman Douglas High School knew about the suspect's obsession with guns prior to the shooting.