ChildServe’s bike camp gives kids, teens and young adults of all abilities the opportunity to grip the handlebars, feel the wind in their hair and ride alongside their friends and families… often for the very first time!
Whether parents have just received a new diagnosis for their child, or their child is recovering after a traumatic accident or major surgery, emotions and stress can run high, and these day-to-day mental and physical battles do not stop after the first year.
Everyone could use help, and even the smallest gift of time or support can go a long way. Check out the 16 ways ChildServe’s Family Advisory Council suggests to help a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs.
ChildServe – Woodland hosted its second annual field day and it was a big success! Team members, families, volunteers, kids and teens turned out for an afternoon of fun. The event was packed with activities including ambulance tours, an ice cream truck and ponies.
Looking for inclusive and adaptive activities in Iowa? Explore your community with activities you can do with your whole family. Check out these spots in Iowa where everyone has access to the fun.
For parents of a child with special healthcare needs, grief often comes in waves. In this article, ChildServe mom Joy Harris shares her personal perspective.
Siblings of a child with special healthcare needs are often the longest-lasting relationships in this child’s life and many will become their sibling’s caregiver at some point. Starting from a very young age, they have many of the same concerns that their parents have about their sibling. So, how can caregivers support the siblings of their child with special healthcare needs?