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Watch Full Movie The Boss Baby (2017)

4 Aug

The Boss Baby (2017) HD Director : Tom McGrath. Producer : Ramsey Ann Naito, Denise Nolan Cascino. Release : March 23, 2017 Country : United States of America. Production Company : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, DreamWorks Animation. Language : English. Runtime : 97 min. Genre : Animation, Comedy, Family. Movie ‘The Boss Baby’ was Continue Reading

The Importance of Exercise for Children with Autism

18 Jul

Parenting, one of life’s most challenging jobs, can be made even more challenging when raising a child on the autism spectrum. The number of families who have a child on the spectrum has increased significantly over the last decade. Autism affects 1 in every 68 births in the United States. Made even more challenging is Continue Reading

On the Emotions of the “Out-of-Sync” Tween and Teen

27 May

By Carol Stock Kranowitz At recess, Emma, 9, refuses to participate in jump-rope or four-square games. Emma is over-responsive to movement sensations, which terrify her. She tells her friends, “I’m no good at that.” At the front door, Aiden, 10, waits for his mother to tie his shoelaces. He has dyspraxia, and sequencing the actions Continue Reading

ABLE Act Is the Law

23 Mar

Now that President Barack Obama has signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act into law, people with disabilities can set up savings accounts – with no tax on the earnings, similar to 529 college savings accounts – to cover housing, transportation and other expenses without jeopardizing their eligibility for Medicaid and Social Security Continue Reading

Parents, Education – and Students Who Learn Differently

4 Mar

By George J. Hagerty As the first educators of their children, parents are almost always the initial people who recognize if something is a bit different about the way their child is developing, behaving or performing certain tasks. A formal diagnosis of a learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or other learning difference may Continue Reading

An Invitation to Run

24 Jul

By Janice Henderson A coach and one simple invitation can inspire strength, self-confidence and a lifelong love of sport in a child. That’s all it took for me. At age 7, I learned Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) was responsible for the pinching and grinding ache in my left hip. In the beginning stages of the Continue Reading

When Parents Disagree with an IEP

19 Jun

By Ruth Levine Arnold Sometimes parents and schools do not agree about the provision of special education services. Parents often seek consultation from outside specialists, advocates or lawyers that often incurs significant personal expense. I am hoping to share good news and an important corollary to “An Introduction to IEPS.” In Massachusetts we are fortunate to Continue Reading

Medications at Camp

12 Jun

Many parents struggle with the question of what to do about their children’s medications, specifically ADD and ADHD medications, during the summer months. Although I am not a doctor or medical expert, I can give you my perspective as a camp director and some simple steps to take to ensure your child has a fun-filled Continue Reading

The Value of Empowering Youth with ADHD

13 May

Empowerment involves helping someone help him or herself. In the context of coaching youth, empowerment is a process of helping the young person identify and apply skills, strengths, and resources to achieving goals. Unlike enabling, which fosters dependence and low self-esteem, empowerment fosters independence and self-confidence. Empowerment might be likened to the second half of the Continue Reading

Support for Your Child with Special Needs

4 May

By Jacob Murray In every school district across Massachusetts, you will find parents asking: “What will it take for my school to understand my child, how she learns and the best way to help her succeed?” Many parents go further, advocating for special education services and accommodations, having their child assessed by learning specialists and Continue Reading