Frequently asked Questions about PASSEs – Foster Parents Article

If you are parenting a child with disabilities in Little Rock, learning more about PASSE can go a long way in ensuring that your child receives maximum support. The Arkansas State Legislature recently established PASSE, which came into full effect in 2019. Since it is a relatively new program, you may not have complete information about how the program works and the home and community-based services in Little Rock that make up PASSE. To help you learn more about the program, we have prepared…

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9 Unique Outdoor Activities the Whole Family Can Do – Foster Parents Article

The great outdoors offers endless activities the entire family can enjoy. No matter the age or ability of your children, we’re positive you can all find something to do together. In particular, if you are looking for recreational activities for disabled children, then you are in the right place. There’s a wide range of unique outdoor pursuits the whole family can participate in, from problem-solving tasks to exhilarating adventures. Why you should try outdoor activities for disabled children The disability status…

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10 Outdoors Spring Activities to do With Kids With Developmental Disabilities – Foster Parents Article

Playing outside provides more benefits than just fresh air. When the sun is out and the weather is warm enough to spend playtime outdoors, it is the perfect time to work outside on some activities to enhance your child’s motor skills. For children with developmental disabilities, time spent outdoors can be very valuable for both gross motor and fine motor skills and development. Having lots of space and new terrain makes for a new set of challenges, but also a…

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5 Things to Consider Before Foster Parenting a Developmentally Challenged Child – Foster Parents Article

The decision to become a foster parent is a monumental undertaking, no matter the situation. Sacrificing your time and home to give a child a better life, until they are in a place to be adopted or age out of the system, is nothing short of heroic. To provide foster care for children with disabilities is even more of a massive, life-changing choice. Developmentally challenged children come with their own personal set of challenges, both discouraging and fun. Many children…

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This Is For Every Child With A Special Need – Foster Parents Article

Like many of you, we watched Kodi Lee’s performance on America’s Got Talent last week through tears and celebration. But his performance meant something beyond deep and meaningful for every child with a special need, and their parents. You can do anything!   You are not discredited or disqualified because you have a disability, or a special need! You are equal to all human beings! These were some of the thoughts that raced through my mind, as tears streamed down…

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