6 Ways to Advocate for Your Special Needs Child

“Advocating for your special needs child is one of your most important jobs. It can feel overwhelming and intimidating, but if you remember that you know your child — and his needs — better than anyone, it gets a little bit easier to fight the good fight.”   Abbi Perets and her husband learned quickly when their son…
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Tablets, iPads Revolutionize Education for Special Needs Kids

In the two years since the debut of the iPad, schools have found how beneficial the new technology can be to children with special needs and students with learning disabilities. A student with autism can let his teacher know that he is hungry and what he would like for lunch. Touch screen apps can help kids with fine…
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MOVEing Creations

Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. 226 E. 27th Street, Erie, PA 16504 Phone: 814-454-1534 Erie Homes for Children and Adults (EHCA) has a unique program that makes holiday crafts, stationery, and home decorations for the general public that provides work for over 65 of its residential individuals. MOVE (Making Opportunities for Volunteerism & Exploration)…
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Therapeutic Horse Riding Choices

On any Saturday afternoon at centers around the Delaware Valley and the nation, children with disabilities are learning to ride a horse. Therapeutic horseback riding is an enjoyable, educational activity that develops skills and builds friendships. Therapeutic riding programs vary in their programs, riding styles and even the size of their horses. Riders can be…
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