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Learning Disabilities — Get Help from Friends of Quinn

By Sam Marx & Adriana Dakin, Friends of QuinnTo many, having a learning disability is more than just having a difficult time learning.  It is often a huge barrier that must be crossed every...

Help for Families with Young Children with Disabilities

Debra Holloway, the Director of Training and Technical Assistance with The Arc of Virginia, recently contacted Richmondmom.com with some valuable information - and what great timing! We have lots of moms asking about this...

Toner for Autism: Richmond mom LaTanya Edwards works for a cause

LaTanya Edwards is a Richmond mom and a woman on a mission. She’s taken her outstanding background working with autistic children to the “streets” and is partnering with Richmond businesses to help reduce their...

Special Needs kids in Richmond have a new playgroup: Celebrating Holland

"But if you spend your life mourning the fact that you didn’t go to Italy, you may never be free to enjoy the very special, the very lovely things about Holland."--- Emily Pearl Kingsley“Celebrating...

Autism Awareness Day at Kings Dominion April 13, 2014

Visiting a theme park can be difficult if your child has an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Kings Dominion regularly makes steps so accommodate all guests, but April 13, 2013, Kings Dominion is making extra efforts with...

Facing the Challenges of Asperger’s and Transitioning to College

Courage to Succeed program helps ease the way through college for those who need a little extra help. For students with Asperger’s Syndrome the first day of college is filled with fear and anxiety. Charterhouse...

Brain Balance Offers Fantastic Holiday Deals: Act Now

Brain Balance Richmond has some great deals to make it easier to access their services and expertise for your child. Take a look at these fantastic deals and take advantage of the savings:Black Friday...
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The Loneliness of Parenting an Atypical Child: A Parent’s Guide

Parenting an atypical child comes with a unique set of challenges. Whether your child suffers from emotional needs, physical needs, or has specific health-related issues, you know the challenges you face on a daily...

Halloween Costumes for Kids with Autism & Sensory Processing Disorders

When I think of things that make my skin crawl I think of bugs, snakes and other creepy stuff.What makes my son's skin crawl? A stray tag, a bulky costume, wearing something on his head, paint...

What is Montessori?

Developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, educator and innovator, Montessori is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adolescence.Creating student-centered learning environments that are prepared, adaptive...

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