Special Care Needs

Disabled Children’s Charities






Disabled Children’s Charities: I never thought I would have to rely on them when my son Jeremy was born. I was thrown into foreign territory without a map and numb with processing the fact that his future was unknown. The last thing on my mind was the care he’d need or the support my family would. Luckily, other Minnesota special needs parents had forged the path by creating disabled children’s charities…

Summer Camps for Special Needs Children






Summer is the time of the year when parents and their children are free from the stress of school. If you have a child with special needs, it’s also the end of all those school therapeutic sessions. With all the extra time, your child wants activities to engage them. Ensure your child spends their summer enjoying themselves. Let them enjoy their summer at a summer camp. What are Summer Camps…

Special Needs Accommodations for Spring Break Travel






Disney World and Universal Studios, Florida’s two most popular theme parks, are classic Spring Break travel destinations. Both parks are great places to go with special needs children, because they offer a variety of services to make your trip as easy as possible. Here’s the accommodation offered by these parks and by the major airlines that you can take to get to Florida. Special Needs Accommodation on Major Airlines Major…

Los Angeles Special Needs Child Care






When it comes to children with special needs, Los Angeles parents know that finding an experienced care giver is critical. There are many babysitting services and child care service providers on the market today but those who provide care for special needs children tend to have more education and training in special needs. This allows for specialized quality care for special needs children. Los Angeles has a wealth of special…

Finding a babysitter for a child with Spina Bifida






My first personal experience of Spina Bifida was of my friend who lived next door. She was a delicate girl, who had difficulty walking; she had experienced several operations, tired easily, she was kind and gentle. But, I always felt that she was not someone I would like to play against in a game of chess, because I would most certainly lose! Her personal  determination and growth as an individual…

Babysitting for a child with Type 1 Diabetes






Finding out your young child has Type 1 Diabetes can be one of the most frustrating, troublesome, and even traumatic experiences for a parent. As the diagnosis becomes confirmed by hardcore objective data (i.e. medical reports), parents spend their days going through booklets, handouts, notes, articles, and online support groups. The phone calls become never ending, just as appointments with doctors and nurses become. Thought processes change as parents become…

Finding a caregiver for a child with Autism






When you hire a nanny for your child, you of course want the best. You need to know they’re qualified, educated and have the right character. But what about if your child has special needs? What if your child has autism? For many parents with an autistic child, finding a nanny they can trust can be really stressful. A number of parents might be reluctant to leave their autistic child…

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Welcome to the New 4Sitters Blog!






Welcome to the brand new 4Sitters blog! We are excited for the opportunity to bring you news and tips from the special needs caregiver industry. Here is some of what you will be seeing in the future on the official blog of 4Sitters:   4Sitters News: We are always looking or the very best way to provide top notch service to both our caregivers and those who are utilizing caregiver…

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