Category Archive: Parenting

Sep 09

Back to School: 10 Tips for Communicating with Teachers

Parents often feel intimidated when speaking with teachers and other education professionals about their child; after all, they have advanced education degrees and we are “just” the parent. But, as the parent, you have spent more hours with your child than any teaching professional. Your observations and gut instincts about your child are valuable. These ten …

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Apr 01

More Strategies To Help You and Your Special Needs Child Enjoy Holidays with Extended Family

It seems like I only just recently posted a blog on getting through the family obligations of the winter holidays, and now for many of us, Passover or Easter holidays are coming up quickly. For some of us, that means travel, long meals or long weekends with extended family, and trying to get our children …

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Jan 09

Special Needs Children and Holidays with Extended Family Don’t Always Mix

Holidays with family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins, can be just as challenging for special needs parents as it is for their special needs child. You may be quite relieved that the holidays are now over and that both you and your child get a break until the next family reunion. Some lucky parents …

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