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Special Parent - Spring/Summer 2013


The Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Special Parent, produced by NYMetroParents, features helpful articles on autism, what to look for in a school for your child with special needs, resources and parent support groups in the NYC area, including Fairfield County, CT, and more.

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Inspiration & Support

Quotables

Inspiration From Around the Web

girls in sunflower fieldAdvocacy

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Highlights Succesess in NY and Beyond

Voices for Change: Speak Up for Kids 2013 Campaign for Mental Health Care

Helping is Healing: How One Mom Aids Other Parents of Kids with Special Needs

Son, Love Thyself: Help Your Boy with ADHD Improve His Self-Esteem

Plus: 10 Steps to Build Your Son's Self-Esteem


Expert Advice & News



Homegrown Heroes in Your Neighborhoodsurfers healing long island

NYC: Singing and Signing for Good with Kids with Down Syndrome

NYC: Helping Kids Soar on a Swing Made for Wheelchairs

Long Island: Teaching Children with Autism How to Surf

Suburbs: The Gift of Friendship Promotes Inclusion of Children with Special Needs

Affordable Care Act

How Obamacare Impacts Your Finances

What You Should Know About Special Needs Trusts

On Autismautism speaks logo

Autism & Epilepsy: The Latest Research on the Link

Autism Awareness: Ways To Get Involved

Talking Meds

The Importance of Talking to Your Child About His Prescriptions

School Choice

Top 10 Things to Look For in a School for Your Child with Special Needs

Diagnosis

Selective Mutism Signs, Symptoms, and Resources


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