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The Best Gifts for Children on the Spectrum

Buying toys for children can be difficult. You want to get something that will make the child smile. The reality is no matter how great the gift, a child with autism may never give you...
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4 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Mindfulness means slowing down to notice what you're doing. It means being calm and focused.  There are a lot of emotions surrounding current events in the world right now, mixed with children not being able...
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Therapeutic Parenting and Trauma

yChildren in foster care can exhibit challenging behavior that’s difficult to manage at times. This is because many of the children who come into foster care have experienced trauma of some sort. While every child has...
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The Benefits of a Family Mealtime for Children

Today’s busy lifestyle can make eating together a challenge, but it’s certainly worth the effort. There are many benefits of enjoying a meal with your family. Family meals are shown to have a positive nutritional,...
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Resources for Parents and Caregivers during the COVID-19 Crisis

These are difficult times for adults and children alike. We strongly encourage you to spend some time on these sites and reviewing the information.  There is a lot of helpful information, resources and even on...
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The Power of Play-4 Ways to Encourage Therapeutic Play

Play is essential to every child's development. Therapeutic play contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children. Playing allows kids to create and explore a world they can master, conquering their fears...