How Does Sensory Processing Affect Communication in Kids with Autism?

Neuroscientist Sarah H. Baum has taken a different approach - focusing her research on how people with autism process sensory information from the world around them. While referenced in early studies of autism, it has been an area of limited research until now. In the below blog post, from Autism Speaks, Sarah describes how insights

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Germans

For example, did you know you should never, ever celebrate your German au pair’s birthday early? And, home improvements are discouraged on Sundays? It’s true! Check out the below link for more interesting tidbits! Read more:  

What's In Fashion this Summer? Adaptive Clothing by Tommy Hilfiger

Clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger has released a line of adaptive clothing for children with special needs. Included in the line are 22-pieces that look just like his regular collection. The difference is that the new collection includes velcro, magnets and various other modifications that make the clothing easy for children to put on and take

Tax Free Savings Accounts for Your Child with Disabilities

International Caregivers Making A Difference In The Lives of Families Raising Children With Autism

Here's what you need to know about the latest news about tax free savings accounts. The plans are somewhat like 529 college plans as they will allow individuals with a disability to save up to $100,000 without jeopardizing their eligibility for the Social Security and Medicaid programs. Currently, parents must ensure that their children have

PROaupair Gets Silly for Red Nose Day

This coming Thursday, PROaupair will donate $5 for every red nose photo posted on our apex PROaupair Global Facebook page using hashtag #apexPROaupair and #rednoseday.* Thanks for helping us help kids! We can’t wait to see you get your silly face on. *Fine print: apex PROaupair will donate $5 for each photo posted to our Facebook page on