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Featured: Treatment for children with autism is delayed by more than one year on average: study

Among the findings: 32 percent of parents who had sought treatment for their child were told their child would outgrow it, further delaying access to instrumental treatment.

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Making church work for families with special needs

A church, mosque or temple should strive for the goal of integrating the entire family, including children with special needs, into the spiritual life of the community. Read More →

He’s a biter

That was back when I had answers. I’d see a child behaving poorly and instantly know how to fix that problem. I don’t have answers anymore; I just have children. Read More →

Children with ASD twice as likely to have sleep problems

For parents with children on the spectrum, the AAP study confirms what they’ve long known. But sleep concerns have been eclipsed by these other needs. Read More →

Special Olympics’ new ‘Indoor’ Winter Games coming to York in March; Volunteers wanted

The Indoor Winter Games will feature four events that previously had been held on a standalone basis or as part of Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s annual winter or summer games Read More →

Just breathe

I saw tears streaming from Isaac’s terrified eyes, as the mask was pressed against his face. We were there to destroy the nerves in Isaac’s legs. Read More →

What a Middle-Eastern tree taught me about my disabled son

One of my greatest fears is trying to push him somewhere he physically can’t go. Like that sports dad yelling from the sidelines, but at a disabled child who literally cannot do what is being asked. Read More →

Auditory testing can identify children for autism screening, researchers say

Testing at birth could allow for optimized early interventions that improve outcomes. Read More →

Pediatric experts help families navigate difficult conversations about health and illness during the holidays

While conversations about the diagnosis or hospital stays are well meaning, families might not be prepared to have the discussion or answer these personal questions. Read More →

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Astronomy Days

January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Virtual Open House

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm