Playdates are an important part of childhood. They offer time for kids to interact socially without the structure of school or extracurricular activities. They also help kids learn to share, socialize and play freely while still having support from their parents as needed. Children who are neurodivergent, or who have …Read More »
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Advocacy AUTISM SOCIETY OF BALTIMORE-CHESAPEAKE P.O. Box 10822 Baltimore, MD 21234 410-655-7933 baltimoreautismsociety.org The Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake is a volunteer organization founded in 1976. We were created to help serve the autism community in Baltimore. Our organization provides information, advocacy and support for families and individuals. First Maryland …Read More »
Being deaf is more common than many people think, and deaf children are usually born to hearing parents. In fact, more than 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. Hearing loss is so common that one in every eight people in the United States have hearing loss in …Read More »
Click the images below to download this glossary as a PDF. This special needs glossary appears in the B’More Inclusive section of the October 2021 issue of Baltimore’s Child.Read More »
Understanding Depression and Disability in Children What's the connection and what should parents and caregivers look for?
Depression in all children, with or without a disability, remains a concern. According to a study published in the March 2019 issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, 3.2% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 have been diagnosed with depression. Adolescents with disabilities, particularly those with autism, have …Read More »