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Bringing families, businesses and special events together, especially those focused on children with special needs. This website is a reference point for families, businesses, and special events to find each other, especially those focused on children with special needs
While the world continues to do a better job of acknowledging the needs of those who are disabled, accessibility continues to be an obstacle. AbleRise eliminates the needle-in-the-haystack situation and put disability information out front and center.
You will find articles like:
* Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
* How to Explain Disability to a Child
* The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles for Disability Accommodation
* Life Planning for Children and Adults with Special Needs
* Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
* Tips for Travelers with Disabilities
* Wheelchair and Handicap Ramp Cost Guide
* Developing an Accessible Workplace
The ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping the ADHD community in Northern VA and surrounding areas.
Providing education and resources to individuals, their families and society;
Correcting misinformation and overcoming the stigma of challenges of ADHD and ADD;
Identifying and referring those individuals adversely affected to qualified support organizations or service providers, as appropriate;
Supporting educators, professionals, and entities in need of training, knowledge and beneficial resources.
Our nonprofit has created hundreds of FREE printable behavior charts as a resource to help parents and teachers improve child behavior.
Natural and Integrative Approaches to Neurological and Behavior Problems
Sheila Rogers DeMare, Director
Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy (ACN)
Sleep problems are common among children and adults with autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While those with autism spectrum disorder or ADHD may be more commonly affected by sleep disorders and other sleep challenges, a lack of sleep can exacerbate symptoms of autism or ADHD. However, with healthy sleep habits and treatment, sleep problems and the daytime challenges they present may be alleviated or eliminated.