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Health Website for Kids - Videos, Audio Read Alongs, and MORE!

We are studying anatomy this year and my kids have really enjoyed the videos on this website. They also h…

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0 Sep 29, 2013

Girls Are Awesome! Planning for Puberty

  After seeing something similar, I have decided to prepare a gift bag for my daughter for when she begins her menstrual cycle.  I am hopin…

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0 Sep 29, 2013

For kids who are auditory learners

My daughter is very much an auditory learner.  Since I am a visual person, I have had an interesting time trying to adapt and change.  One…

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0 Sep 20, 2013

FUN Ideas for Practicing Handwriting- AND why.....

Here are some fun ideas for practicing handwriting.  We try to choose a fun, new way to practice our letters each day before we sit down an…

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1 Sep 19, 2013
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Disabled Dealer Magazine and More

Chris and Jim Rohan are very proud of the Disabled Dealer magazine, keeping up with the latest resources and articles of interest is one of…

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0 Sep 13, 2013

NIH launches first national Down syndrome registry

Registry connects families and individuals with Down syndrome to researchers   The National Institutes of Health has launched DS-Connect, a…

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0 Sep 12, 2013

Giving a voice to persons with disabilities in disaster situations

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)2013 Survey on Living with Disabilities and Disasters…

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0 Aug 23, 2013

Community Living is Not a Reality

According to a new report "Separate and Unequal: States Fail to Fulfill the Community Living Promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act…

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0 Aug 22, 2013

Bills to Assist Military Dependents

Senator Kay Hagan has introduced the Disabled Military Child Protection Act of 2013(S. 1076), a bill that would allow the payment of monthl…

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0 Aug 22, 2013

Obamacare: People With Disabilities Face Complex Choices

by ERIC WHITNEY August 13, 2013 4:07 AM from CPR Enlarge image Speech-language pathologists Jill Tullman (left) and Mendi Carroll (right…

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0 Aug 20, 2013


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10 Things Parents Of ‘Normal’ Kids Should Know

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Zero Co-Pay Epi Pen Link 2015

For those of you who have kids/family members that need Epi pens, here is the zero co-pay link for 2015!


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