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Children with Hearing Loss

ThePoodlums: Rockin’ Music Therapy

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ThePoodlums: Rockin’ Music Therapy
27 May 2015 09:51

By: Jordan Venema Photography by Samantha DeLeon Photography | SamanthaDeleonPhotography.wordpress.com The Poodlums break down musical equipment as children approach them shyly. “I just wanted to say you guys did rea [ ... ]

Born into a Silent World
30 Apr 2015 13:57

    By Sherri Bergmann It is common for older people to lose some hearing as they age, but when a newborn baby is diagnosed with hearing loss or deafness, it can strike fear in a parent. After learning their [ ... ]

Checking in with Qamdhyn
31 Mar 2015 12:09

  Did you have a chance to ‘meet Qamdhyn,’ a local teen on the spectrum that has made it his mission to raise autism acceptance awareness? If not, check it out in the December digital issue of Sacramento Parent [ ... ]

Raising Autism Awareness
31 Mar 2015 11:52

  By Jamie Lober April is autism awareness month, and as it continues to rise in occurrence, it’s prime time to highlight this condition. “Several years ago the incidence was 1 in 110, and now it is 1 in 60, a [ ... ]

Mark Your Calendar
06 Mar 2015 12:04

  Ongoing Events for Families with Special Needs Autism Family Bounce Night
First Mondays, 6:30pm at Bouncetown in Sacramento

Come out and play at Autism Family Bounce Night on the first Monday of every month. $7  [ ... ]

The Emotional Side of ADD In Kids
30 Jan 2015 20:17

By Angie Dixon “Is there something wrong with me?” Jack asked after seeing a child psychologist, a therapist and a second child psychologist who diagnosed ADHD when he was five years-old. Jack was worried. When his  [ ... ]

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Dandelion is a free quarterly magazine that serves as a resource for Bay Area and Sacramento families of children with special needs: autism and Asperger’s, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, those who are blind, deaf, in wheelchairs, learning disorders, sensory issues and every special need in between. Dandelion’s mission is to create and empower a community of local families through a variety of media by providing a database of resources, trusted and thought-provoking editorial content, an up-to-date calendar of special needs-specific events, noteworthy news, as well as contributions to the community.