Flu Vaccination Important for Kids with Chronic Medical Conditions
National Influenza Vaccination Week took place on Dec. 5-11. It was a wake-up call that there’s still time for everyone 6-months of age and older to get their flu vaccination. The CDC estimates that flu-related hospitalizations annually hit 7,000 to 26,000 US children...
Keeping Kids Creative During Coronavirus At-Home Sheltering
Getting a free day or two to stay home from school has always been a welcome event for kids. Not so in these days of Coronavirus and forced home sheltering. Cabin fever sets in rather quickly. For parents of special needs kids with limited attention spans, the stress...
What Is Spina Bifida?
Molly meets a girl at Gwen’s track meet and learns she has spina bifida…
Cerebral Palsy In The Community
Molly learns that her friend, Gwen, who has cerebral palsy, races on a track team….
What Is Cerebral Palsy?
Molly eats lunch with a new friend named Gwen, while learning what cerebral palsy means….
Autism In The Community
Molly enjoys going to dance class. She wonders what activities her friend Daniel, who has autism, enjoys. Molly’s mom has the answers.
Parties And Playdates
One day Molly was talking to her friend Ryan about his birthday party. Ryan had just given her an invitation that said, “Picnic In The Park.” It told her to wear tennis shoes and come ready to eat lunch and play games.
Molly wanted to know who else would be at the party. She knew that Daniel, Ryan’s brother, did not like crowds. Daniel has autism. Molly wondered if he would enjoy the party.
How To Be A Good Friend To Someone With Autism
Molly has a friend named Ryan. Sometimes she goes to Ryan’s house to play.
Ryan has a younger brother named Daniel. Daniel has autism.
Daniel wants to play with Molly, too, but Molly isn’t sure how to play with Daniel. He does not always like to do the same things as Molly…
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