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Love Your Pet Day – A Day of Celebration

Did you have a pet growing up?  My family had Doodles, a spirited Kerry Blue Terrier who we all adored.  Doodles was very gentle, loyal and affectionate.  He would even allow little children to ride him like a horse.  I … Continue reading

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Calling All Friends – It’s Make A Friend Day!

“It’s hard to make friends when you’re different,” says AJ Starr. As we acknowledge today as “Make A Friend Day” I sadly report that too few children with disabilities have friends.  However, we know that typical children who regularly interact … Continue reading

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Physical Fitness Helps with Autism Challenges

Summer. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound. Snow and ice may have kept us indoors during January and February, but we have no excuse not to be outside now. You don’t have to belong to a gym to engage in physical … Continue reading

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“Best Buddies” Connects Kids

Start looking for a series of billboards popping up across the country in an effort to promote acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  The campaign is sponsored by Best Buddies, a national non-profit organization that fosters one-on-one friendships between those … 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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