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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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Torn Security Blanket – MetLife Special Needs Estate planning study

The question every special needs parent is haunted by, What will happen when I’m gone. An incredible study done by MetLife gives parents resources and answers. The Coffee Klatch is honored to be listed as a resource on MetLife Special

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Breaking The Cycle – Dr. Marianne Kuzujanakis

The recent world events have left us in great pain and mourning. But large public events, whether terrorist attacks or natural disasters, are not the only events required to incite such pain. Each of us and all communities throughout time

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10 Things You Need To Know About A Special Needs Family – Mike Post

1. GET TO KNOW US I’m starting with this to point out that just because a family may be raising a child with special needs doesn’t mean they are any different than any other family, so take time to get

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Sleepwalking and Night Terrors – Dr Paul Dempsey

What do we know? Sleepwalking and night terrors are very similar problems. Both describe behaviours that occur during sleep. Sleepwalkers appear to be awake. They get up from bed and walk around. Sometimes sleepwalkers engage in complex behaviours. Their actions

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Getting out into the community with a child on the Autism Spectrum – Not always an easy task

If you are a parent or grandparent of a child on the autism spectrum you know how difficult it can be to get out into the community whether it be going to a movie, out to eat, the library or

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