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Republican Tax Reform Could Hurt Families Of Children With Special Needs

In 2015, about 8.8 million individuals and families took the medical-expense deduction on their taxes, reducing their collective tax liability by an estimated $87 billion. The deduction is especially helpful for families who care for children with special needs, according to a new report from CNBC. Will Families Lose The Medical-Expense Deduction? When a family [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Republican Tax Reform Could Hurt Families Of Children With Special Needs

Target Announces New Line Of Adaptive Clothing For Children With Disabilities

One of the nation's largest retailers will now be selling clothes designed specifically for children and toddlers with special needs. Through its house brand Cat & Jack, Target plans to release a collection of 40 adaptive clothing items meant to make getting dressed and undressed easier, Fast Company reports. Cat & Jack To Offer 40 [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Target Announces New Line Of Adaptive Clothing For Children With Disabilities

The Better Beehive Project: A Yelp For People With Special Needs

A mother in Texas is helping families find businesses that cater to people with disabilities, through her new Yelp-style website, the Better Beehive Project. New App Lets People With Disabilities Rate Businesses Veronica Martinez has two children, an eight-year-old daughter on the autism spectrum and a six-year-old son who has severe food allergies. But as [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Better Beehive Project: A Yelp For People With Special Needs

FDA Confirms Teething Tablets & Gels Create “Unnecessary Risk” In Children

The Food & Drug Administration has doubled-down on its warning to parents who may still be using homeopathic teething tablets and gels made by Hyland's Homeopathic. Homeopathic Teething Products Pose Threat, FDA Says In an announcement released on January 27, 2017, federal regulators strengthened the language of previous communications, saying in no uncertain terms that [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on FDA Confirms Teething Tablets & Gels Create “Unnecessary Risk” In Children