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There’s Nothin’ Better Than A Good Old Fashion’ Friend

The latest report released by the CDC indicating one in 68 8-year- olds has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has everyone talking. This 30% increase since 2012 tells me that every elementary classroom probably has one child on the spectrum.  Looking … Continue reading

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Keep an Open Line of Communication with your Child

There is an excellent editorial today in the Erie Times, “Teach Kids to Report Wrongdoing.” Data shows that 25% of all teens are bullied, and too often it goes unreported. This is a special challenge when you consider the number … Continue reading

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What Factors Increase the Risk of Autism?

There is much discussion among those in the autism community about certain factors that may increase the risk of autism. Many theories and studies are out there – genetics, prenatal environment, vaccines – the list goes on and on. Recently, … Continue reading

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Building Your Child’s Confidence

Last week, we talked about the prevalence of bullying both in our school and online, and we discussed how we as parents can spot the signs of bullying.  Today, let’s talk about how to build your child’s self confidence and … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Being Bullied?

I was reading an article recently about bullying and was surprised and saddened by the statistics – one out of four teens has experienced some form of bullying.  In fact, 40% of children have been bullied while online.  Certainly, bullying … Continue reading

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