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Here’s How Our Family Thrives During Holiday Vacations

Here’s How Our Family Thrives During Holiday Vacations

Holiday vacations are weird and stressful, but also maybe a little wonderful. You have to run towards the wonderful part head-on so you don’t miss it.

Jamie Sumner

Choosing a Child Psychological Evaluation: School Based vs. Independent

A psychological evaluation for your child may tell you information about their strengths and weaknesses, and possibly help gain a support plan in school.

Dr. Liz Matheis

When I learned to Become a Parent Advocate

I’ve learned to be that parent and to do it with a smile, to trust my gut and never agree to anything that makes me queasy. I have become a parent advocate.

Alethea Mshar
Essentials of a Successful School Year

The Essentials of a Successful School Year

Parents often worry about what a new school year may bring. Here are tips for creating a positive classroom experience & successful school year.

Dr. Liz Matheis

The Decision We Make Every Year for Our Family

Every year, we have to make a decision for our family when we receive an invoice for what is basically a rental fee for a small storage space in a tank filled with liquid nitrogen.

Jamie Sumner
Halloween candy

5 Tips for Managing Your Kid’s Halloween Candy

There are many opinions out there about how much candy is appropriate for kids. But not every family is the same. These 5 tips may help you find a solution.

Sarah Sanchez
Creating a Positive Home Environment

3 Tips for Creating a Positive Home Environment

With the new school year well underway, use these 3 small changes you can make to your daily routine to help make your home environment a positive one!

Dr. Liz Matheis
Down Syndrome Awareness Grows Up

Down Syndrome Awareness Grows Up

Our Down syndrome awareness has grown up right along with our son, and it will keep on growing and changing.

Alethea Mshar

This is Why We Need to See More Disability in Literature

Writing is activism in the best sense. It presents worlds with a cornucopia of multi-faceted characters, because no one is just one kind of person.

Jamie Sumner

3 Ways to Teach Social Skills at Home

Your child is bright, creative, and clearly has many areas of skills. In theory, that should make it so that relating to peers is easy right? Well, not exactly.

Dr. Liz Matheis