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Genome sequencing has become cheaper and more widely available.
Two Durham schools offer hope to families.
Special needs families cope with isolation, loneliness and exhaustion.
Consider having alternative items available for trick-or-treaters with sensitivities and allergies.
Make a flower craft, learn about squirrels, dig around in the garden and explore the Museum of Natural Sciences during a special after-hours sensory-friendly session.
This weekend, swap children's books at Northgate Mall, celebrate family at Wheels Fun Park, enjoy big-band jazz, learn to fish or geek out over “Star Wars” at the library.
Exploring the two primary reasons for how sensitivities develop.
A collection of sensory play attractions and activities to promote learning and development.
The National Inclusion Project has just released “Power in Friendship” — online resource guides to help parents and children build inclusive friendships.
A Raleigh teen will be discussing his new book about how he turned dyslexia on its head on Friday, Nov. 4, at So & So Books at 704 North Person St. in Raleigh.
Try these strategies to help your child who has a disability start the school year off right.
Check out these ideas to keep exceptional children entertained during the last few weeks of summer.
Minimal summer schoolwork can lead to back-to-school success.
GiGi’s Playhouse is set to open June 18 in Raleigh, offering free educational and therapeutic services to people of all ages with Down syndrome.
Schools are preparing now for special education accommodations for the end-of-grade and end-of-course tests.
Do we want to support a law that hurts vulnerable populations? As a parent, I say, “Absolutely not.”
This Apex mom of an adopted child shares the pain of raising a child who has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and explains why it's never OK to have a glass of wine when you're pregnant.
Head out to Gardner Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, for a free concert, where all the musicians have developmental disabilities.
If you’d like to incorporate sports into your child’s life to improve his or her ADHD symptoms, keep these tips in mind.
Parents with children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can use these resources to find help for them in our state.
Tips to choose the best location for your child's success.
A Raleigh family reveals how cochlear implants and early intervention from parent educators have helped their daughter flourish at school.
A study finds only sustained parental criticism was associated with the continuance of ADHD symptoms in the children who had been diagnosed with ADHD.
Trust your instincts and seek second opinions when needed
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