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Exceptional Needs Today


We appreciate your submission to Exceptional Needs Today, a digital magazine designed to guide and support families and children with exceptional needs.

When you send us an article, poem, artwork, or photography (to be referred to as content), you agree to our submission terms, so please take a few minutes to read over the agreement below.

Submitting your content to us implies you agree to all the terms contained in this agreement.

  1. You agree you are the sole owner and author of all content submitted, that you own all necessary rights, and the material has not been previously published or posted.

  2. If you would like to reference or paraphrase content originally published by us, you agree to include the following: “Originally published in Issue ( ) by Exceptional Needs Today" and include a link to our website.

  3. Please do not republish your article copy in an online post or submit it to another online publication as it creates duplicate internet content. Reach out to us for additional permissions.

  4. We reserve the right to share the article for republishing by any of our partners.

  5. The content you are providing does not defame or otherwise violate the rights of publicity, privacy, or reputation of any third party nor any copyrights or trademarks of the third party.

  6. Pictures or photographs of individuals, except your minor children, must not be posted without their consent. If the images include minors other than your children, permission from their parent/guardian must be given for publication

  7. We will have the license to duplicate, display, and transmit your content in all media in perpetuity.

  8. Our copyeditors have the right to edit all content for clarity and to adhere to the standards of Exceptional Needs Today.

  9. Affiliate relationships between the writer and any related products/services must be disclosed in advance of content submission. Exceptional Needs Today reserves the right to include its own affiliate links with any submitted content and display appropriate advertising on both the magazine’s website and in the magazine.

  10. You agree to indemnify to hold Exceptional Needs Today and Lone Heron Publishing, LLC harmless against any claims asserted by third parties that claim that an article in which the content or a portion thereof submitted by you violates their rights or from any breach by you of your promises or responsibilities under this agreement. You shall also be responsible for any costs incurred for defense or settlement of any third-party claims, including, but not limited to, Exceptional Needs Today’s reasonable attorney fees.

  11. You confirm you are at least 18 years of age and hold the legal right and ability to enter into this agreement or that you are the parent or legal guardian of the minor submitting the content.

  12. We reserve the right to publish or not publish any content submitted at our discretion.

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