Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide                                                                                                                         The holiday season is coming up and you might be wondering what to get for friends and family. It can be a stressful time trying...

Enable Special Needs Planning

Enable Special Needs Planning Having a child with special needs may make you worry about your future. You may wonder who will take care of them when you can’t anymore. Maybe you are wondering how to best help them to succeed in school, find a career, or find...

What is Respite Care?

What is Respite Care?  The option for a Respite Caregiver is coming to Synapse Sitters! But wait, what even is a Respite Caregiver? You may have been asked to become a respite caregiver for a family or have heard about respite and never given it much thought.  ...

Steps to a Successful Halloween

Steps to a Successful Inclusive Halloween Halloween can be a challenging time when you have a child with special needs. It can be especially challenging for kids with sensory processing difficulties. There are so many different and new sensory triggers during this...

Family Spotlight-Lataisha

 Family Spotlight-Lataisha           Lataisha is a parent of a 10-year-old boy with Autism and has had great success finding a sitter on Synapse Sitters. Through Synapse Sitters, she was able to find a Respite Caregiver for her son. They have continued to work...

Happiness Bag, Inc.

Happiness Bag, Inc.   Happiness Bag reminds us all that inclusion is important for everyone’s success. They write that “fairness is not giving everyone the same thing, it is giving everyone what they need to succeed”.  Happiness Bag has a mission statement of...