A recent NPR health segment discussed many of the benefits of a popular form of newborn care called kangaroo care. Kangaroo care is when newborn babies are placed on their mother’s or father’s bare chest instead of in a bassinet or other form of crib. In the segment, a mother named Salma Shabik details her […]
Helping Kids with Disabilities Adjust to Daylight Saving Time (DST)
In many cases, children with developmental disabilities usually thrive on specific routines and structure. Daylight Saving Time can get in the way of these routines, so it’s important to start the adjustment process early so everyone – parents and kids both – can minimize the number of grumpy, groggy days. Start adjusting schedules gradually, […]
Today’s Google Doodle Highlights the Work of Ed Roberts!
Every day, Google’s homepage features a new image related to important, date-specific topics! Today, January 23rd, it features Edward Veren Roberts, the first student with severe disabilities to attend the University of California Berkeley. Roberts was a pioneer of the disability rights movement, and he helped develop a philosophy that resulted in the development of […]