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The Coffee Klatch Sandy Disaster Relief Drive

Our hearts go out to those who lost homes and tragically, loved ones. This has been an unprecedented time here in the northeast. Families are homeless, displaced, cold, exhausted and afraid. I, myself, am from a hard hit area on

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Advocacy Training – A transformative experience for parents of special needs children

  Advocacy is good for our kids, but many of didn’t realize that it is good for parents, too. A new study completed by doctoral student Michelle Reynolds for the University of Missouri cites that parents who take advocacy courses

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Mental Illness – It’s Not All In Their Heads

Many people diagnosed with mental illnesses seek the help of psychiatrists and other mental health care providers. It seems the obvious treatment. What many people with depression, anxiety and phobias, do not do, is seek out consultations to find a

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Having Your Child Assessed: Challenges and Choices

Simply put, an assessment is a formal evaluation process wherein a child is tested for a variety of conditions that might cause barriers to his or her ability to access the public school’s curriculum and offerings. For many parents, word

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Five things I’ve learned about parenting an autistic child

Autism is still a mystery to me, but I’ve learned a few things over the last ten years (and no doubt there will be more of these in the next ten years). Here’s a few of my lessons-learned. What are

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