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by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Sports Safety & Injury Prevention
by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Since school started in September, many children have been leaving their classrooms for fields, rinks and courts to practice for a sports team. Whether it’s soccer in the fall, hockey in the winter, or tennis in the spring, participating in sports is... Read full article
by Ron Ferguson on April 15, 2020
by Ron Ferguson on April 15, 2020
Beginning before birth, then extending through the early elementary years, the human brain is in a condition called “developmental plasticity.” Feelings of emotional security and experiences of back-and-forth interactions with other people affect how... Read full article
by Tracey Sutherland, cPNP on April 6, 2020
Hoverboard Safety for Kids
by Tracey Sutherland, cPNP on April 6, 2020
Safety advice from Boston Children's Hospital on Hoverboard safety... Read full article
by Kathy Kiley, BSN, RN, CPEN on March 6, 2020
Boosters and the back seat: Car seat safety is important for kids of all ages!
by Kathy Kiley, BSN, RN, CPEN on March 6, 2020
Making sure the time is right to transition a child to to a booster seat is essential for child safety while driving.... Read full article
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
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 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
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
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 22, 2019
Top 5 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 22, 2019
Here are the 2019 Top 5 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article
by James V. Major on May 6, 2019
The Next Wave of Recess Renaissance
by James V. Major on May 6, 2019
Adaptive Playgrounds and Physical Education Programs Help Special Needs Students Be Their Best Selves... Read full article
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