Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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“Our Gift:” A Guest Blog

  In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Day, I asked one of our faculty if she would be willing to share her personal experiences as a mother of a child with down syndrome – I am so glad I did! … Continue reading

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Why you need to celebrate ‘Absolutely Incredible Kid Day’

Created in 1996 by Camp Fire, Absolutely Incredible Kid Day, held this year on March 16th, is a day focused on letting children know how much they are appreciated. To honor the day, adults write letters of encouragement and inspiration … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women!

March is Women’s History Month. There are certainly numerous women throughout history that are worthy of a moment’s recognition. In the world of children and adults with special needs, I’m grateful for the contributions of these four women below, who … Continue reading

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The R-Word

Did you know that yesterday was “Spread the Word to End the Word” day? Begun as a website by the Special Olympics in 2008, this grew to a nationwide campaign involving schools and universities across our county, all with the … Continue reading

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