Especially for…Families and Communities

Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself. -- Haniel Long Welcome to NICHCY's hubpage for families and communities. Here, those of you who are parents can find information to help you in caring for your child with a disability. And for all the visitors here today who are community members whose lives are touched by or entwined … [Read more...]

10 things to consider when buying toys for children with disabilities

Toys bring parents and children together in play. Buying toys for children with disabilities should be something that gives joy to both parent and child. This list of things to consider when buying toys can help parents to know which types of toys are good matches for their children. (posted April 29, 2013)http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/family/for-families/Safe%20and%20Healthy%20Family/Safety%20and%20Prevention/Top10thingsto.htm … [Read more...]

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