Inclusive Family

April First Up

$5 Million Donation Bolsters Pediatric Care in Washington, D.C. A $5 million donation to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, in Washington, D.C., will support multiple pediatric...
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Dyslexia: How To Recognize It and When to Act

In the United States, dyslexia affects an estimated 1 in 5 individuals, making it the most common learning difference nationwide. Dyslexia can pose challenges...

Meet Deaf Santa Charles at Gaylord National on Dec. 13

Children who use ASL can meet and grab a family photo with Deaf Santa Charles, one of the country’s few deaf Santas, today between...
A child sitting in a car seat has headphones on.

On the Go with Autism

The lights are buzzing. The air conditioner is whirring. There’s a pop song on the radio. Someone outside is having an argument. You can’t...

Word for Word: General Disability Resources

These pages are part of a special, expanded inclusive section in the October digital issue of Washington Family. Read it here. 

Talking to Kids About Disabilities

“Why do you talk like that?” I heard the question come from behind me as I helped another child in the Sunday school class. “It’s...

ADHD and Social Capital: How Your Child Can Build Strong Relationships

By Cheryl Maguire A group of medical school friends nominated Sasha Hamdani to create a memory book for their pregnant classmate. Hamdani worked hard on...

Autism-Friendly Resorts: Inclusive summer travel for the whole family

Going on a family vacation is a great way to create lasting memories and have fun without the demands of everyday life. However, all...

Autism and Siblings: A Guide by Behavior Analyst Angela West

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect social communication and behaviors. ASD is considered a “spectrum” disorder because it can...
Kids play sports on a field outside.

Making Sports a Safe Space for Kids

Sports are a great way for kids to stay active, develop their social circle and gain confidence. That can be especially important for kids...