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My Son Was Born With a Congenital Anomaly

My son was born with a congenital anomaly that required surgery when he was just 4 days old. Shortly after discharge from the NICU he started having problems with latching while breast-feeding. After two...

New DSAGR Video is Guaranteed to Make You Smile

The latest video posted on YouTube from the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond is absolutely heartwarming.Take 3:28 of your day and watch this video:http://youtu.be/JTKT16O81iI About Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond The Down Syndrome Association...

RVA Parents of Preemies: a new support group for Richmond mamas

Hey Mamas there’s a new support group in town!RVA Parents of Preemies (RVAPOP) is a Richmond-based group that provides community, advice, support, and friendship to the parents and family members of infants born prematurely.RVAPOPs...

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...

Autism Awareness Month

Get out the blue lights on April 2nd for the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day. In a new surveillance study, the CDC has identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189...

Camps for Kids with Special Needs

We've gone though our MEGA summer camps list and compiled a list specifically geared towards children with special needs.  Many of these camps have a 1:1 ratio or very low teacher/student ratios making them...

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...

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...

Rock n’ Roll for Autism

On Saturday, March 2nd, rock band Leon Milmore will take the stage at the Canal Club for a great cause.  All proceeds from the event will go to the Autism Grant, a scholarship program...

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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