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Ask The Pediatrician with Dr. Paul Dempsey

What topics or questions do you have for Dr. Dempsey? The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio is connecting parents of special needs children with one of the most engaging and knowledgeable pediatricians we know! Dr. Dempsey will be bringing

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Listen Up Moms! Trust Your Judgment

Over the last thirty years, research in education and psychology that is focused on reading disabilities produces one consistent truth—early identification and intervention trumps waiting and acting later. The title of Dr. Joseph Torgesen’s seminal article on this topic, “Catch

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Accepting Your Child’s Diagnosis

  Accepting your child’s diagnosis is one thing, accepting the life it will bring is something completely different, and much more important The title of this blog may seem to some, well, ridiculous, but not to a parent of a

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Birthday Party Anxiety by Stefanie W

Advice and Coping Skills To Manage Your Child’s Anxiety at Birthday Parties As a mom of 3 kids, I have been to MANY birthday parties! We buy the perfect gift and make sure that our kids are adorably dressed. Off

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Two Steps Forward One Step Back – The Setbacks

You know what I am talking about.  Any parent raising a special needs child knows about the setbacks.  The kick in the stomach, racing heart, internal restlessness,  sleepless nights re-evaluating and reassessing the situation until you can’t think straight.  That

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The Life Unexpected – The One You Were Meant To Have

As little girls we played house and created a world with the perfect home, husband and child. Pretending to be a mom was a world with aprons, easy bake ovens, high heel shoes and pretty red lipstick. We knew this

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