Special-Needs Resources | For parents and caregivers of the Special Needs child.
–Life’s A Twitch! ® is a Canadian website based on Tourette Syndrome
–KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
–Community Outreach team at Cerebral Palsy Guide Our national organization provides free educational information, financial options and emotional support for parents and children affected by cerebral palsy.
–Ability Online is an extraordinary and absolutely free Internet community. Here, young people with disabilities and illnesses connect with all kinds of possibilities.
–Kid’s Help Phone a national (Canadian), bilingual telephone and Internet service for kids and teens. You are not alone!
–OCDtribe An online community where people with obsessive disorder from around the world can open up and share their feelings.
–Birth Injury Justice Center Supporting families and children who were affected by birth injuries.
–Cerebral Palsy A site created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Their goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.
–Geek Club Books is a registered, tax-exempt nonprofit with creative autism education and empowerment mission. They ignite hearts and open minds through autism stories so all individuals with autism have every opportunity in this world to shine. They produce interactive digital comics, story apps, curriculum, inspirational e-books, blog articles and educational video shorts…
Unique Products to help with sensory issues:
–The Eating Game The Eating GameTM provides a very visual, structured, hands on tool that can be a fun way to plan healthy meals every day! Created to support people with a broad range of eating challenges, The Eating Game is a resource filled with planning tools, food pictures and suggestions.
–SmartKnit KIDS Socks – patented seamless socks are perfect for children experiencing sensory processing diﬀerences, hypersensitivity or who simply can’t stand annoying seams! These super soft socks for sensitive little feet will not wrinkle or bunch and are proven to reduce irritation.
–KozieClothes – Adaptive clothing designed for newborns and preemies and children undergoing serious medical attention, providing easier ways for guardians and medical staff to care for them. Sensory clothing designed with the needs of all children in mind, including those with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and tactile defensiveness.
–Undercover Tape -A hypoallergenic, latex-free self-adhesive tape that acts as a barrier between you and your irritating seams/tags.
–Sweedie Kids – Bibs for all ages! Clever design with extra fabric in the front makes sure to catch the drool, and the super absorbent middle layer keeps clothes underneath dry for as long as 8 hours. The size is adjustable through four snap buttons (three for size small). The front fabric is a very soft organic jersey knit and the backing is sweatshirt fleece for extra absorption and additional softness.
–Ez Sox -are kids socks that feature their patented loop technology, seamless toe and non skid grippers. They give little fingers a strong grip for pulling up their socks with ease each and every time. Now they also have Ez Undeez and Ez Teez made with a comfy neckband which is soft and stretchy making it easy to go over their heads.
– QuickSnaps – are adjustable so they fit any laced shoe, from running shoes to dress shoes. Once fastened, QuickSnap gives your shoes a consistent and comfortable tension so you don’t have to worry about your laces coming undone.