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Tips on How to Include a Multi-Disabled Child into Play (Part 2)

Step #3: Include a little touch of modifications

Because the rest of your children has to include their sibling with disability does not mean they have to sacrifice the fun on the games they enjoy. 433 more words

Behavioral Health

How You Can Help Individuals with Social Phobia

Social phobia or medically known as social anxiety disorder is described by an immeasurable and unreasonable amount of fear in one or more social situations causing a considerable amount of distress and impaired ability to function in most parts of the daily life. 452 more words

Behavioral Health

Nowhere to Turn for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Ontario Ombudsman released a report Nowhere to Turn in August 2016.  It was the result of an investigation into the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities. 647 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Getting Physical: Ball Games for Children with Disabilities

Exercise is beneficial for people of all ages, no matter what condition they are suffering right now. But as a parent of a child with disabilities, you know that disabilities and exercise do not go hand in hand. 414 more words

Behavioral Health

Families dependent on Harmony in Action fear discord threatens programs

Families who rely on Harmony in Action are worried internal strife at the agency is threatening its future.

The charity’s annual general meeting last week descended into chaos, with the president engaging in a shouting match with people in attendance. 658 more words

Local News

Raising a Child with a Mental Disability

There is no doubt that it can be very difficult raising a child that has some form of mental disability. Even though this has its challenges, it can also be extremely rewarding as well. 308 more words

Behavioral Health

People with Down Syndrome are at Higher Risk of These Conditions

Individuals with Down syndrome are at higher risk for a number of health issues when compared to the general population. Such health issues range from issues with hearing to early onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 418 more words

Behavioral Health