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You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch…Top 5 Tips for Families of Children with Disabilities This Holiday Season

You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch…  Top 5 Tips for Families of Children with Disabilities This Holiday Season Every Who Down in Whoville Liked Christmas a lot… But the Grinch, Who lived just north of Whoville, Did NOT! The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don’t...

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Tips on Having a Successful IEP Meeting

It seems like just yesterday that the last school year ended and kids were looking forward to the lazy days of summer.  However, the “Back to School” sales have begun signaling that school is just around the corner. 

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Autism Awareness- What Parents in Berks County Really Need to Know

Every April we celebrate “Autism Awareness Month.” Most of us by now know the staggering statistic: Approximately 1 in 150 children are diagnosed with Autism every year.

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Bullying in Schools — What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Child With a Disability

Unfortunately, harassment in schools is a too common occurrence.  Children with disabilities tend to be targeted more often because of their disabilities. 

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month! Shedding Light on the Invisible Disability

Often times, mental health disorders are considered an invisible disability. You cannot simply look at a person and see that they have a mental illness. However, the National Alliance on Mental Health (N AMI) reports that 1 in 5 adults in America experience a mental illness in a given year. Additionally, mental illness is a contributing factor in those in homeless shelters and prison.

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School Districts Soon Responsible to Address Suicide Prevention

Suicide rates for our youth are astounding. Often, suicide is linked with bullying, which seems to be an epidemic in our schools across the county. Thankfully, there may be hope on the horizon.

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