Moving With Intention for Optimal Living: Brain Gym

Moving With Intention for Optimal Living: Brain Gym

By Kelsey Fox Bennett, M.Ed. Most people haven’t heard of Brain Gym® – a form of Educational Kinesiology that uses simple intentional movements to reduce stress in the body and reconnect areas of the brain – but for me, it was and still is a natural part

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What Is Inclusion?

What Is Inclusion?

Community inclusion looks different for everyone.  By Amy Pinder, MA, CCC-SLP Inclusion is a vision in which all people, regardless of abilities, disabilities, or health needs feel welcomed to participate in community activities they enjoy, receive fair compensation in jobs that allow them to use their fullest

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6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

(BPT) – For kids who live with allergies and asthma, back-to-school can spell trouble with symptoms. Late summer/early fall is the height of ragweed season. When you add in exposure to environmental factors found in school classrooms, playing fields and eating areas, you have the perfect recipe

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What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

by Annette Pinder There are all sorts of programs available for children with developmental disabilities — from residential care and treatment, to special schools, and programs. But what happens after the age of 18 when they are no longer eligible these programs? And what happens to those

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Floortime Therapy for Children with Autism

Floortime Therapy for Children with Autism

By Amy Pinder, MA, CCC-SLP Floortime therapy does not necessarily entail spending time on the floor with your child – but it could! Floortime therapy is a key component of the DIR model, developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr. Serena Wieder. Using this approach, caregivers and

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