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by Chantal Aflalo, Special Needs Advisor, Parents League School Advisory Service

Becoming a parent is incredibly rewarding. Parenting a child with special needs redefines that role. What are the best special needs preschool and kindergarten options in NYC? There are a number of options to consider, depending on your child’s needs.

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by Judy Grossman, Director, Resilient Families: Children with Special Needs Project, Ackerman Institute for the Family

The sibling relationship serves as a template for other relationships—and reactions are varied. When a child with a disability becomes the focal point of family life, it is normal for siblings to have reactions. If parents work to diffuse stress and communicate openly, these responses can be positive.