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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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The Micromanaging of Childhood – Dr. Richard Selznick

It’s an admirable goal that parents want to be kept informed of their child’s academic and behavioral progress. In the “Way-Back Machine” before modern technology (yes, that time did exist ), parents were periodically informed about how their child was

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Tongue Tie (ankyloglossia)

What do we know? The tongue is actually fused, or fully attached, to the floor of the mouth early in pregnancy. As the fetus develops, the tongue separates from the floor of the mouth. Only the frenulum is left. This

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Autistic, Autist, Aspie, Aspergers, On The Spectrum or With Autism: What Language Do You Use?

Language is very important to us at Squag. It’s personal, constantly evolving, and should always be respected. Whether people identify as “being on the spectrum” or “autistic” or choose not to use any label at all, what’s important to us

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What parents need to know about child sex abuse from an inspirational survivor

Erin Cull is a survivor of a sexual and domestic violence situation. She has a way of telling her story through speaking it and leaving the words behind. Leaving what happened behind. Her story is a traumatic one, but she

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Psychological testing a “nuts & bolts” overview for parents

Dr Richard Selznick sits down with Dr. Ellen Braaten to discuss psychological testing in this no nonsense, no jargon interview parents can understand. Dr. Ellen Braaten is the Director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Mass. General

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