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ADHD in the Classroom

Finding clues starts at home

Parents officially become seasoned after learning plan A, Let the kids play longer at the park so they fall asleep early....more»

Indy Parks

Splash Around at an Indy Parks Spray Ground

Introducing three new spray parks in Indy

2011 is the "Year of Indy Parks" and what better way to celebrate than with the opening of three unique spray parks in Indianapolis....more»

Community Spotlight

Local News, Events and More

Indiana Home to One of Nation's Best Children's Hospitals Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is receiving top honors for its pediatric care....more»

Publisher's Note

Teach Your Children the Love of Giving from their Hearts and Hands

Homemade gifts make memorable treasures

Piper Murphy, age 7, made my birthday truly special. I now have notepaper complete with her tennis art and a beautiful notation on the back....more»

The Art of Advocacy

Learning how to advocate for your child with special needs

A first step for parents is accepting that their child is having difficulty adjusting socially and educationally at school....more»

August 2011 Special Needs Calendar

Check out what's happening in Indianapolis this month for families with special needs... What: Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making their Future More Secure lecture by Gordon F....more»

Special Needs Awareness

10 Ways to Help Improve Social Skills in Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Following are suggestions area experts have stated as appropriate ways to help kids improve their social skills....more»

Dear Teacher

Your Questions of Teachers-Answered

Back to School Anxiety Question: Every year my children and I have a fantastic summer....more»

Museum Note

A Day in the Life of a Preschooler

At The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is gearing up to start its second year hosting preschool! Look through the eyes of a student and feel the excitement of going to school in the world's largest and best Children's Museum....more»

After-School Activities

Choosing the right options for your child

School days are rapidly approaching and it's time to start planning your child's after-school activities....more»

Planning Healthy Meals Just Got Easy

Most parents care about healthy eating for their children, but it can be difficult to translate food guidelines about ounces, tablespoons and cups into an actual sack lunch for school or a family meal around the dinner table....more»

Pediatric Health

Understanding Autism Treatments for Children

The news that your child is one of a growing number diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be overwhelming....more»

Conquering Childhood Obesity

Local initiatives on the growing epidemic

There's a killer stalking our children, and its name is obesity. Unfortunately, this killer strikes slowly over time. It's a problem that has become out of hand, nearly tripling in occurrence over the last 30 years, growing to epidemic.....more»

Mommy Magic

Mommy Magic

Unplugging yourself from reality

I recently returned home for my oldest daughter's class trip to Williamsburg, Va. As I was packing for our trip, I realized that I had never been away with my oldest daughter by herself for five days....more»

Back to School

Getting back into the groove

Getting back into school-time routines can be hard and not just on the kids. As the head of the house, executing and maintaining those routines is your job....more»
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