Blog Articles Tagged "Special Needs"

4 Travel Tips for Supporting a Child with Special Needs

November 19th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

For a child with special needs, travel can feel overwhelming. Here's how to plan a successful trip for all. 

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5 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season

November 14th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

The holidays can bring joy and they can bring stress. We're sharing 5 strategies to support your child with special needs and help you breath a little easier this holiday season. 

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Tips for Supporting Your Child with Autism During Halloween

October 27th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

Halloween is a holiday full of fun and spooky surprises, but those surprises can be genuinely scary for many children with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities. However, with some planning and outside resources, Halloween is back on for children on the spectrum and better than ever with increased skill building, safety, and fun.

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Why Does My Child Do That? The 4 Functions of Behavior

October 19th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

You might catch yourself asking “why is my child doing this?” when he or she begins displaying a new behavior.  While it seems like it could be a ton of different things, there are really only four (yes, four!) main possibilities as to why they are displaying this behavior: attention, escape, access, and automatic.

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