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Ever since Connor was very young, he has been a “act now, think later” kind of kid.  At almost five year old, this still remains true. 1,424 more words


We see a ton of doctors for Luke. Seriously, I always joke to my friends that if they ever need a specialist in this city, let me know. 1,090 more words

Down Syndrome

Our Occupational Therapist Named Best in New Jersey for Serving Students with Special Needs

Brandy Springer seems to do it all. As an occupational therapist at our school in Ho-Ho-Kus, Springer provides one-to-one therapy sessions for a large caseload of students every day. 513 more words


Special Needs

I have Dyspraxia. It is something I was born with and it is something I’ll always have. It is genetic and is passed down through my family. 1,595 more words

Beat The Demon

Guest Blog: Ambiguous Loss by Emerian Rich

by Lillian Csernica on November 15, 2014

Emerian Rich is a wonderful lady I met at Convolution 2014.  We both know the joys and sorrows of having a son who is autistic.  1,526 more words


A Letter Home from the Special Education Teacher

Dear (parent(s)/guardian),

I am (calling/emailing/sending a messenger owl) home in order to inform you about your (child’s/student’s/teen’s) recent behavior problem. Please understand that I simply want to communicate the situation and I am not contacting you to (tattle on him/blame you/get you to punish him at home). 331 more words


Autism Is Not Outgrown Nor Cured :Focus On Support

Autism cures and the origins of autism are running rampant presently. New articles appear in all media venues daily. Some are downright invalidated claims that appear to have been pulled out of a metaphorical hat randomly. 1,058 more words

Autism Spectrum