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Get Moving!

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought I would share with you some information about our children’s partial hospitalization program. The year was 1998 when we recognized that a number of our children have both intellectual disabilities as … Continue reading

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World Health Day: How Safe Is Your Food?

Today is World Health Day! Each year, the World Health Organization draws worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health. This year’s theme is food safety. Unsafe food, such as food that may contain harmful bacteria, viruses, … Continue reading

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Do You Know BrainSTEPS?

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Priester, OTR/L, MS. Cindy is the Educational Program Coordinator at the Elizabeth Lee Black School. She was an OT for 31 years at BNI before accepting the coordinator position. She currently volunteers as a team … Continue reading

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Vitamin D & ASD: A Connection?

In the past few months, I have seen this question come up again: “What role do vitamins and other supplements play in ASD?” Most recently, the spotlight has been on Vitamin D. The first article I read about was reviewing … Continue reading

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Have You #AJO’d Today?

#AJO has taken the world by storm!  With a single act of kindness to honor their daughter, Alyssa, the O’Neills purchased 40 pumpkin spiced lattes for strangers at an Erie, PA Starbucks.  The family asked the baristas to write her … Continue reading

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Wellsville TV: Inspiring Health and Fun!

Saturday was a fabulous day!  Dr. Tony Snow, Kathy Iorio and the Wellsville TV crew arrived at the Barber National Institute ready to film a segment on children with special needs.  What is Wellsville? It is a multifaceted program created … Continue reading

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