Parents only want what’s best for their children. But many don’t realize what options are out there in terms of support and guidance. For example, home care for kids is not often the first thought for many parents, but it can be life-changing for the whole family. This is especially true for children with disabilities,… Continue Reading Can My Child Benefit from Pediatric Home Care?
This Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, we’re taking a closer look at how arthritis can affect younger people. While many people associate arthritis with older ages, it can also appear in people at a much younger age. In fact, approximately 294,000 children in the United States are affected by juvenile arthritis. Juvenile arthritis has a number… Continue Reading What is Juvenile Arthritis?
As the summer heats up, it’s the perfect time of year to get out and about as a family. For families with disabled loved ones, it can sometimes feel stressful to find a spot to visit that will be suitable for a family member who requires the use of a wheelchair. Nonetheless, although there might… Continue Reading 4 Wheelchair Accessible Day Trips for the Family
Many of us have cherished memories of playing with a childhood pet, but did you know that animals have great benefits for kids with autism, too? Studies have consistently shown that having pets in the home has a positive impact on an individual’s emotional health. This boost in spirits is especially noticeable for those receiving… Continue Reading Benefits of Pets for Children with Autism
Helping children and adults with behavioral disorders or health conditions to live full lives is the driving force behind family caregiving. Of course, not all types of therapy help everyone, but it’s always important to stay on top of the different types of support that could be useful. ABA therapy, for example, has been known… Continue Reading ABA Therapy Techniques
Easter is a special time of year for families to gather together. You can also make the most of the season—even after the holiday—to maximize some behavioral and sensory benefits. How Easter sensory activities can benefit children Not only are Easter activities great fun, but they can also teach children valuable social skills and be… Continue Reading Easter Craft Ideas for Pediatric Home Care Recipients
When it comes to child care, every parent wants the best for their son or daughter. Some children have more complex or long-term needs than others, which can put a strain on the energy and resources of a family. Pediatric home care can be one way to take the strain off of parents and caregivers,… Continue Reading Does Insurance Cover Pediatric Home Care?
According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), around one in five Americans have some kind of learning disability. This includes anything from ADHD and autism to dyslexia or non-verbal learning difficulties. When we look at adults, this translates to 15% of the adult American population— and that’s not counting people who may have… Continue Reading How Homecare Can Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities
During these chilly Minnesota winters, we often find ourselves in the house more often. Anyone who’s caring for kids knows you need plenty of indoor activities to choose from at times like these. And you’re in luck, thanks to today’s blog! Baking is the perfect wintertime activity—and it can offer many benefits to children with… Continue Reading Baking Ideas for Kids with Special Needs
Christmas is a wonderful time of year for so many. It’s meant to be spent doing the types of things you enjoy with the ones you love most. Celebrating Christmas with family is the default for many, but that can prove to be difficult for some. When it comes to autism and the holidays, many… Continue Reading Celebrating Christmas with an Autistic Child