NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons
New York City youth coach is honored with the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award for his basketball and life lessons and positive impact on young athletes.
Westchester High School Students Propose Legislation in Albany
High school students of the YMCA of White Plains's Youth and Government Club proposed legislation at the Capitol Building in Albany after working for nearly six months to write bills, meet with volunteer attorneys, and conduct a practice presentation in the Westchester Mall.
Westchester County Recruits for Foster and Adoptive Homes
Westchester County's foster care system is in need of more than 50 additional foster homes for children and teenagers of all age groups.
Homegrown Heroes: The Gift of Friendship
The Circle of Friends promotes inclusion and friendship for kids and teens with special needs among their peers with several programs, including a weekly Home With Friends program or a Sunday Teen Program.
Special Needs Trusts FAQs and Online Resources
It's important for parents to set aside savings for their children, and especially essential for parents to save for their children with special needs. An option to consider when figuring out how to pay for medical costs and hospital care for your child with special needs are special needs trusts. Here, frequently asked questions about special needs trusts are answered by an attorney.
10 Ways to Help Build Your Son's Self-Esteem When He Has ADHD
With boys affected by ADHD, many have low self-esteem. Authors of "Raising Boys with ADHD" share tips on how parents can help their sons strengthen and build their self-esteem.
The Links Among Autism, Epilepsy, and Behavior
Research on autism show how it may be linked to epilepsy and how it affects behavior. An NYC specialist investigates the connections among autism, epilepsy, and behavior, and shares what can be learned from these links.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails on Long Island
Take a stroll through the nature trails on Long Island, including in Massapequa, Wantagh, and Smithtown, that have been approved as wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in NYC
Enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these nature trails in New York City, including parks in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in the NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County in Connecticut
Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these national parks in Fairfield, Westchester, and Rockland counties, including parks in Monroe, Nyack, and Yonkers, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.