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STEPHEN’S PLACE www.stephensplace.org Stephen’s Place is a supportive independent apartment community designed for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they may live a fulfilled life with meaning and dignity....

3 Things I Did Wrong… And 3 Things I Did Right!

In 1989, I gave birth to our first and only child, a son. Joey was born with a rare, genetic syndrome called Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome. At the age of six, he...

Enriching Your Child’s Sensory Environment Within Their Typical Routine

When addressing the sensory needs of your child it is important to be under the guide of professionals with a strong working knowledge of Sensory Processing, Sensory Pressing Disorder, and...

Hot New And Updated Apps For 2018!

We get excited around here by innovative and creative technologies that help children with disabilities develop, become more independent and succeed in life. Keeping up with the thousands of apps...

Where Do I Go For Evaluations

Your child has just been given a medical diagnosis of a disability…OR… you suspect your child has a disability but are not sure. Now what? Many of us parents have...

Let It Snow!

4 indoor activities with homemade snow As a kid, I loved the snow—the wet magic of it that made the world brighter and cleaner and got me out of school....

How I Did It Evaluate And Select A Group Home

Is a Group Home The Answer? As I write this today, I am much closer to 70 than 60 and my son who has multiple disabilities is now 40. Until...

When Is The Right Time To Transition From Your Home To A Group Home?

Independent Living for the Developmentally Disabled To gain some insight on transitioning from one’s own home to group home, we spoke with Sandy and Howard Johnson who have, in recent...

Ditch The Chemicals Start The Year Off Healthy

Many people have no idea what ingredients exist in their foods. Have you read the labels? Do you shop at “regular” grocery stores where chemicals and additives abound? Why not...

Proud Moments

Vibe’s accompolishments My Son Vaibhav… Every turn, when people said he couldn’t, he said, “ YES, I CAN. WATCH ME”! • Listen and find out more about the great accompolishments...