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Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

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These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article

At Home S.T.E.M. Activities

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Stack It, Bag it, Build It... Read full article

Ice Skating Ponds in Massachusetts

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Grab your ice skates and visit one of these ice skating ponds in Massachusetts. Massachusetts' ice skating ponds are a great way to enjoy the outdoors during winter and introduce the next generation to Massachusetts' ice skating tradition.... Read full article

Top 5 Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

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Hiking is a great way for you and your kids to get some exercise while enjoying each other’s company in the great outdoors. Fortunately, Massachusetts offers countless hiking trails. ... Read full article

Open Adoption and Diverse Families

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National Adoption Month provides an opportunity to turn a spotlight on adoption, acknowledge the many families created through adoption, and reflect on how the practice of adoption has evolved over the years. ... Read full article

Understanding the Special Education Process and Feeling Positive About Support Received in a School

by Andrea Freeman and Tiffany Palenscar, Easterseals Massachusetts on

Each child learns differently, which may mean that additional support in school is needed in certain areas. If this is the case, your child’s teacher or a school administrator may discuss having your child evaluated for special education services wi... Read full article

Addressing Challenging Behavior and How it Relates to the IEP Process: A Reference Guide for Parents

by Dana Howell, Easterseals Massachusetts on

When you have a child with academic, social, or behavioral challenges, providing them with the correct supports can be an overwhelming and confusing process. How do you ensure that teachers and therapists effectively meet the needs of your child? For... Read full article

Transition Assessments- What are they? Why are they beneficial?

by Lizzette Grattan, Easterseals Massachusetts on

Transition Assessments are most commonly performed when a child has an IEP (Individual Education Plan) or a 504 plan. By Federal law the transition age begins at 16 years old but in the state of Massachusetts it begins at 14 years old. When student... Read full article

Knowing When You Should Request a Third Party Evaluation

by Paul Medeiros, Easterseals Massachusetts on

During the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) creation process, it is not unusual for a parent to disagree with a recommendation from one or more of the school’s team members. If a compromise cannot be reached, there is a risk that this difference ... Read full article

Boo-Boos, Bumps & Bruises

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While common, there are things one can do to minimize bruising after injury.... Read full article

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