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COVID-19: Helping Families With Special Needs During A Public Health Crisis

By |2020-03-19T16:34:50-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

How to cope during this worldwide pandemic. As a mother of a daughter with autism and intellectual disabilities, as well as a professional in the human services field, I am all too familiar with the unique challenges facing families of individuals with special needs. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic brings additional worry. In these [...]

Autism and the Haircut Dilemma

By |2019-03-29T16:52:59-04:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Kids|Tags: , , , , , |

Haircuts can sometimes be difficult for children with autism and many parents of children with an ASD are all too familiar with the challenges of taking their child to get a haircut.  These challenges can range from sensory issues or anxiety about what will happen during the haircut.  I think the latter applies to [...]