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August 2022 Back to School

11 Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Disabled Children By Lisa Jo Rudy Updated on June 24, 2022  Fact checked by  Sean Blackburn https://www.verywellfamily.com/back-to-school-tips-to-help-children-with-special-needs-4145702 Back-to-school time is always a project. You may have clothes to buy or various

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July 2022

Promoting Independence By Margaret Walsh, M.A., BCBA Teaching people living with intellectual disabilities (ID) the skills they need to lead productive and meaningful lives is vital to their well-being. But time and again, those of us working or living with someone with ID find we must maintain a delicate balance between providing supervision that is

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June 2022

Common Man, Extraordinary Call by Jeff Davidson Becoming the father of a child with special needs can feel like being drafted into the military--and starting duty as a general. Dad is expected to know how to set rules and run drills without any training in leadership. And there are very few resources for men who want to be involved but need guidance and

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May 2022

Phoenix Mom Challenges College Eligibility Requirements By Brittni Thomason Published: Apr. 11, 2022 at 6:13 PM MST PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- For students with disabilities, getting accommodations in college often comes with a lot of red tape. Karla Krivickas says colleges often require students with disabilities to prove they have a disability

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April 2022

SARRC Celebrates 25 Years! SARRC CO-FOUNDER, DENISE RESNIK SARRC was founded in 1997 by two dedicated mothers of children with autism, Denise Resnik and Cindy Schneider, along with their developmental pediatrician, Raun Melmed. We connected with Denise on her personal reflections, favorite memories, progress made over the last 25 years, and

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March 2022

Rock Your Socks! 21 March is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), the day that the Down syndrome community creates a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome. The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st

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January 2022

January celebrates National School Choice Awareness.   Educating people with cognitive differences is a hotly debated topic.  Separation, inclusion, quotas, resources, and more can take a back seat to self-determination.  Teaming with educational professionals to determine the best environment and approach to Salima’s education is among my annual tasks —

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February 2022

Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month.    The mission of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month is to unite Jewish communities worldwide to raise awareness and champion the rights of all Jews to be included and to participate in all aspects of Jewish life like anyone else. Salima’s List endeavors to fulfill a similar mission by

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