is a worldwide resource that provides children with special needs,
families and other caregivers with access to comprehensive information
Visitors can find professional opinions on important topics, read
about public health policy initiatives and learn about local, statewide
and national advocacy efforts on behalf of children with special
needs and their families.
Brachial Plexus Injuries
brachial plexus injury (Erb's Palsy) is a nerve injury. The nerves
that are damaged control muscles in the shoulder, arm, or hand.
Children with brachial plexus injuries are affected in different
ways. Your child's disability and potential for successful rehabilitation
depends on which nerves are injured, how severely they have been
damaged and what treatment options are available.
Potential Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy for Children with
children with special needs, the ability to interact with a dog,
cat, or other furry friend can have a very positive impact upon
their quality of life. Interacting with a pet can sometimes enhance
recovery following a serious illness. It can change behavior, create
a sense of responsibility and even improve a child’s ability to
participate in therapeutic treatment leading to achievement in relation
to identified goals and objectives.
Computers Accessible To All Built-In Accessibility Options
children with disabilities, universal accessibility to computers
and the Internet is now possible as a result of readily available
software. Macintosh and Windows users are fortunate to have certain
options built into their computer operating systems that help with
some accessibility problems.