Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy Halloween!

As you’re getting ready for Halloween this Saturday, you’re probably thinking about how best to prepare your son or daughter for an event-filled evening. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources out there today. Much different than even 5 years … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Rhonda Schember

In honor of National Down Syndrome Awareness month, I asked colleague and good friend Rhonda Schember if she would do me the honor of writing a blog. In her words: “Rhonda and Joe Schember live in Erie and are the … Continue reading

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Monthly Research Updates

Scientists and researchers are constantly uncovering more information related to autism, offering insights into the origins, possible causes and even at times potential cures. I come across dozens of articles on a weekly basis, some of which seem more important … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month! As I considered possible blog topics, one of our physical therapists, Christina Gross, PT, MS, forwarded me an excellent article about the current research regarding physical activity and children with ASD. The article reviews … Continue reading

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Make it Orange and Make it End!

Next Wednesday is Unity Day, a chance for schools and communities around the country to come together to take a stand against bullying. I have shared some startling statistics on bullying in the past (see: cyberbullying and unite against bullying), … Continue reading

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October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

As October is National Down Syndrome Awareness month, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of the many resources available to our communities. Take a look and share – together we expand awareness and understanding! Down … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day – This Saturday!

This Saturday, October 10th, we will be observing World Mental Health Day, with the theme of “Dignity in Mental Health.” The World Health Organization is be raising awareness of what can be done to ensure that people with mental health … Continue reading

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