Aug 30, 4:00 PM

Understanding social cues and reading dont come easy with children with special needs. Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help improve his or her social skills: Have a staring contest Make eye contact as your child swings on a swing. Try to make it a game where your child tries to reach you with their feet. Write down idioms on a set of cards, and their meanings on another set. Have your child pair them up. Play an alphabet game where each letter has to be the beginning of a word in a theme, such as fruits: A is for apple, B is for banana, C is for carrot.

Aug 28, 4:00 PM

There are several types of genetic tests that your doctor may recommend and prescribe for your child. Some tests are targeted towards one specific condition while others can detect many conditions at once. To learn more about genetic testing, visit My Developing Child: #ThinkGenetic #KnowYourGenes

Aug 21, 3:30 PM

If your child has a diagnosis of autism or is at risk for autism, its important to look for signs that may help tell if theres an underlying genetic cause. Some of these signs include low cognition, developmental regression, and uncommon physical features such as heart defects or growth problems. Find out more information: #ThinkGenetic #KnowYourGenes

Aug 17, 4:00 PM

This is great! We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym is for children of all ability levels to play and grow together. There are several locations across the country from California to New Jersey and beyond! Check it out: