Featured Special Needs Resource
Camp Barnabas exists to provide life-changing opportunities to people with special needs in a Christian camp setting located in Purdy, MO
Summer 2014 Camper Schedule The application for Summer Staff 2014 is now up! We are looking for amazing college-aged people who are willing to set aside their summer to serve our volunteers and campers and be an example of Christ's love.
Gathering information and connecting with organizations in your area is an important part in achieving success for yourself or your loved one. Special Needs Stop is proud to offer a listing for Special Needs Resources for both state and national. Also included are Special Needs Resources offering support to family members and caregivers.
The Holidays are here and Special Needs Stop has a gift guide for you. Featuring gifts for all ages and abilities.
Multi-Sensory toys to help develop visual tracking, hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Games made to help build gross motor skills and dexterity.
Social Skill games great for building communication, nonverbal communication and social skills.
Toys and games designed to develop cause and effect, matching, identification, vocabulary and patterns.
Special Needs Stop is now offering 4 Aroma Therapy Candles available in 8 oz or 16 oz tins designed for individuals with special needs and their loved ones Available scents: Lavender, Sage & Lemon Grass, Casaba Mist and Eucalyptus Mint . Each soy candle is hand made.
Aroma Therapy has been proven to reduce physical and mental fatigue, ease exhaustion, insomnia, irritability, and depression, increase ability to help in coping with despair and mental fatigue, reduce headaches and irritability and to prevent drowsiness. Each soy candle is hand made. The candle tins come with a hassle free lid that stacks neatly under the tin. These soy candles are great gifts and tins can be used for a variety of craft/storage ideas. Each tin comes with a personalized message of your choice to represent your individuality or your loved ones uniqueness.
Book of the Month Everything Happens for a Reason
John Elder Robinson Look me in the Eye
Author Mira Kirsehbaum states "Be careful about helping people if you get no pleasure from it. When caregivers have trouble enjoying life, they bring a grim, even mean-spirited quality to their care-giving." In her book "Everything Happens for a Reason- Finding the true meaning of the events in our lives."
“Mira Kirshenbaum is a wise and seasoned guide, her book a welcome map of the difficult terrain of life.”
—Dr. Dorothy Firman, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Mother and Daughter Soul
“In a loving universe everything does happen for a reason, and in Mira Kirshenbaum’s book we are persuaded that the universe always has our best interests at heart—even in our darkest moments.”
—Gavin de Becker, bestselling author of The Gift of Fear
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"Deeply felt and often darkly funny, Look Me in the Eye is a delight."
—People magazine, Critics Choice, 4 Stars
“It's a fantastic life story (highlights include building guitars for KISS) told with grace, humor, and a bracing lack of sentimentality.”
“Dramatic and revealing.”
“Lean, powerful in its descriptive accuracy and engaging in its understated humor...Emotionally gripping.”
The Christmas Ship - Dean Morrissey
A favorite Christmas book of mine and my daughter. She enjoys the visual journey this book provides and I love the Christmas message of hope and joy.
The Christmas Ship can be read time and again at any time of the year. The illustrations are sure to make everyone enjoy the journey.
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Mayer-Johnson's mission is to enhance learning and human expression for individuals with special needs through symbol-based products, training and services. For more than 25 years, special educators, speech-language pathologists, parents and caregivers have successfully applied our Picture Communication Symbols„ (PCS) in the home, at school and in clinical settings. Today, more than 10,000 PCS are available in 44 languages and used throughout the world.
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