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8 Ways to be a Great Advocate For Your Family Member With Special Needs

For most families, the journey of taking care of a family member with special needs is “a marathon, not a sprint”. The emphasis must be on taking care of yourself...

The Dawning of a Bright Future

It was June 14th and the last day of middle school had arrived. The energy in the halls was electric and the students were scurrying from class-to-class seeing their friends...

SLEEP for Your Child with Special Needs – Why It’s Crucial and How to Get More of It!

Sleep is something that many children struggle with, but for children with special needs it can be an even bigger challenge. There are already so many things that need to...

Time Out

Take a time out and use Visualization Meditation to relax. Imagine yourself enjoying the light and beauty amongst these trees. Take a couple of deep breaths and begin to let...

“Back-to-School” Can Also Be “Back-to-Romance” For Special Needs Couples

It was the last thing I needed to see at the end of my workday. But there it was on my kitchen table: Lorne’s back-to-school supplies list. Notebooks, pens…and the...

Tools for Success

READ & WRITE www.texthelp.com This best-selling body book for girls features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts. Topics range from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras,...

Shopping without Dropping: Running Errands Successfully

When my daughter was seven years-old and we would shop, she would lay on the floor of the store and refuse to get up, yelling “No” quite loudly. She was...

Embracing Your Child’s Best Ways of Learning 12 Different Ways to Learn

You have been the one who witnessed your child’s developmental milestones, day-to-day behaviors, academic struggles and affinities, as well as interactions in a variety of social situations. As a result,...

School Lunch Ideas

Without a doubt, packing school lunches daily is something most of us parents dread during the school year. Mornings are hectic enough with getting the kids out the door and...

Homework Hacks

The gentle reminders of school are upon us in mid-July with school supplies in stores and back-to-school commercials on T.V. Those things serve as reminders that summer is coming to...