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New P.R.I.D.E. Center Opens for Adults with Special Needs -- New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Helps Cut the Ribbon!

On. Oct. 1, we officially opened a new P.R.I.D.E. center for our adult clients with special needs, including autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities, and recognized major donors who made the new center possible through their generosity. 339 more words


Super Fun at the County Fair with Sensory Processing Disorder

The Rock and I took Pebbles to the county fair recently. Pebbles loves the fair.

She’s a total daredevil. She loves rides that make The Rock and me lose our lunch. 847 more words


Parenting A Child With Special Needs: The Good Bad & Ugly

Parenting a child with special needs to adulthood has been fraught with a hodge podge of ambivalent feelings. Bringing up a child with Aspergers syndrome and co-morbid challenges has provided membership into a club that I did not choose to join. 1,186 more words

Autism Spectrum

Mini Reality Check

If last week ended on a high note with the legend of a night out that was the 2014 Irish Blog Awards, then this new week started on a bummer with the mother of all hangovers and a dodgy two-hour drive back to Galway in high winds in a little 1300cc van which shuddered and shook at anything approaching 90 km. 869 more words

Speech & Language Therapy

Classroom Environment for Students with Autism and Other Low-Incidence Disabilities.

I work in a large public high school. Most of my colleagues are not special educators. They teach algebra, or English, or a slew of other classes to which students trudge on a daily basis. 1,844 more words


It's been a busy summer

Amy has had a full summer or fun, laughs, swims, jumps, tears, biting, hitting and nights full of sleep and sleepless. So basically a lot of ups and downs. 835 more words