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Spotlight: Special Needs Expos – Long Island 2015

Special needs can mean a lot of things so there is no way to effectively define it. Like each individual, it takes on its own personal meaning. Each family has its own set of needs and meeting those needs can be a challenge. The goal of the Special Needs Expo has always been to help
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A Better Quality of Life with Autism

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we spoke to mom’s of children with special needs to hear about what products they love and trust. Here are some of the innovative products they said improved the quality of life for their special loved one and entire family.  The Snug Vest  Snug Vest is a jacket for
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Safety Concerns for Those with Alzheimer’s or Autism

Despite the very different natures of Alzheimer’s and Autism, some of the safety concerns are the same. When it comes to identifying safety risks and preventing emergencies for an individual with autism or Alzheimer’s, you and your family are the best advocates, and most likely the people responsible for taking the necessary steps to develop
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The Effect of Wandering: Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts

When it comes to a missing person, every second counts. Whether it is a child or adult, action must be taken in order to retrieve them. Fortunately, with the use of Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts, we are able to essentially expand the search committee and have more eyes looking for that missing child or
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Top 10 Signs of Onset of Alzheimer’s

With over 5 million Americans now living with Alzheimer’s disease, it is extremely important to understand the early onsets in order to catch it quickly before it turns into a harmful situation. As many as 16 million people are expected to have the disease by 2050, so an understanding of the onsets of the disease
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The Realities of Wandering

Just do a simple Google search on “Autistic children night wandering” and you will find article after article about the realities of true dangers that a special-needs family faces, and the loss that some families have suffered. In fact, as many of you reading this may have personally experienced, the tendency of individuals with ASD
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Do you have tips or experience to share?

Do you have tips or experience to share?

If you have valuable tips or experience to share with our community of families with special needs, we would love to feature you on our blog! Please email [email protected] for more information about guest blogging.