Special Needs

MIA Launches Program For Special Needs PassengersAs Miami International Airport prepares to welcome millions of families traveling for the holiday season, the airport launched Tuesday the MIAair (Airport Instruction and Readiness) program, designed to give South Floridians with autism-related disorders and other special needs the confidence to enjoy air travel.
Families Challenge Children's Removal From Specialized Medical CareThe families of four Florida children with special health-care needs have filed a challenge to a new state process that removed them from a program providing services to medically fragile kids.
Four Indicted In Death Of Autistic Child A Broward Grand Jury has indicted four people in connection to the death of a 12-year-old autistic girl found dead in her Lauderhill home.
Police Make Arrest In Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-OldTwo people have been arrested in connection with the June abduction and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Miami, according to police.
Inspiring Moms Take Challenging Situation To Help OthersTwo South Florida mothers have taken a challenging situation and used it to refocus their own lives and in the process, impact others.
Educational Computer Stolen From Florida City Special Needs SchoolA computer designed for special needs students was stolen from a Florida City school last weekend, according to a police report filed by the school’s director.
Tamarac Rec Center Accused Of Hostility Toward Special Needs Kids The operators of a summer camp for special needs kids say the manager of a family recreational center in Tamarac have crossed the line.
Focus On South Florida: "Unique Me" MagazineA magazine geared for parents of children with special needs launched this week. The editor and publishers of magazine "Unique Me" talk about resources available for children with physical, medical, mental, emotional, behavioral, and educational special needs and their typically developing siblings.
Aquatic Adventures: Dolphins Help Special Needs KidsThis week’s Aquatic Adventures is about a Key Largo family who had to endure years of struggle with their young son’s health. Ultimately though his struggle lead to something much bigger than they could have ever known; a special place in the Keys where people with special needs find hope while swimming with dolphins at Island Dolphin Care.
Special Needs Residents & Pet Owners Act Now Before A StormThe peak of hurricane season is nearly here. It comes around the second week of September. So are you still unprepared for a storm if you have special needs or pets?
Storm Tips for the Height iof Hurricane Season 2011
S. Fla. Charities Offer Swim Security For Special Needs ChildrenIt’s summertime and swim safety is top of mind for many families in South Florida, especially those with children that have special needs.
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