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Today at 12pm the #GreatBikeGiveaway Begins. Now is the time to win an adaptive bike for your child with #specialneeds http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2015/02/10/how-your-child-with-special-needs-can-win-an-adaptive-bike/
Your child with special needs can win an adaptive bike in the Great bike Giveaway. Over 300 adaptive bikes are projected to be given away.
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What you need to Know About Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum http://bit.ly/1KBTV40 #specialnneds #ACC
Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum is an extremely rare condition with few resources available for affected families. Here are 15 resources that can help families
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What inspired you in 2014?
Over the past year, there have been many heart warming videos about individuals with special needs. Here are 10 of our favorites from 2014. Enjoy!
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Wishing everyone a happy and joyous ‪#‎Chanukah‬ , May it be filled with warmth and light!
Make sure your child with Special Needs enjoys Chanukah. Here are six tips to make sure your Chanukah is sensory friendly.
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What inclusive activities does your child participate in?
Here are 5 ways that participation in the arts can lead to greater community involvement for individuals with disabilities.
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Melissa Ferry shares five ways Volunteering at Friendship Circle helped make her who she is. Read and Share!
We always love to hear stories from our volunteers about how Friendship Circle has made a positive impact in their lives. Read Melissa's story and how it's
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Some great online resources for your child with #specialneeds  
With 2015 here, it's time to start planning for the year ahead. Here are 4 digital tools that can help children with special needs.
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Thanks +Friendship Circle of Michigan for sharing my Jan. 2015 post! I look forward to sharing more tips in my upcoming #Autism  textbook out April 2015!
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Our favorite #specialneeds  posts from 2015!
The Friendship Circle Special Needs blog has been providing special needs resources for over four years. Starting with just a few readers and a handful of posts in 2010 it has grown into the largest special needs resource blog in the world! Over 2.1 million visitors visited the blog in 2014.
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Thanks +Friendship Circle of Michigan for citing my "23 #tech  tools for behavior management" in your list! I look forward to sharing more tips when my #Autism  textbook comes out in April 2015! 
Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH
CEO Socially Speaking LLC
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How do you communicate with your child's pediatrician? #specialneeds  
If your child has special needs, consider these methods to get the most out of your next visit to the pediatrician.
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A #Chanukah  Lesson for parents of children with #specialneeds  
We all feel overwhelmed from time to time in this chaotic world. Here is a Special Chanukah lesson for parents of children with special needs.
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Are you a fan of public transportation or private transportation?
An in-depth look at the pros and cons of Public and Private Transportation for individuals with special needs.
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These  Tools can help your child with  avoid a major meltdown!
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Holiday Season can bring increased stress and disruptions in routine for our children with Autism and special needs. Here are 23 tech tools that can help with
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Thanks +Friendship Circle of Michigan for letting me partner with you to share some timely tips and #tech  tricks to help children w/ #Autism  & #specialneeds  ! I'm so glad my post has gotten on so many people's radar! 
Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH
CEO Socially Speaking LLC
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Providing support to 300 families and 2500 students with special needs. Supported by over 800 dedicated volunteers!
Introduction
Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to the families of individuals with special needs as well as to individuals and families struggling with addiction, isolation, and other crises. 

Friendship Circle of Michigan was founded on the idea that within each person is a soul, regardless of any limitations that may surround it, regardless of whatever natural gifts we may have or lack, regardless of what obstacles and challenges we may confront, our souls are sacred and worthy of boundless love.