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5 Things to Help Toddlers and Preschoolers Develop Language

Talking to Toddlers
  Last August a study from the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) in Seattle said that babies as young as seven months old are mentally working out...

Promoting Sibling Connections during National Adoption Month

Sibling Adoption for National Adoption Month
    By Dena Goldstein, Grants and Planning Associate.   Partners and kids may come along later in life, friends may come and go, but siblings, siblings outlast marriages, friendships...

Adoption and the Jewish Family

Jewish Adoption
  by Marsha Raynes, Director, Project Esther: The Jewish Adoption Network   November is National Adoption Month, intended to raise awareness of foster care adoption and a time to celebrate...

From Diet to Lifestyle to Ability: Creating an Inclusive Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Families
  Nostalgia this time of year runs high for  pumpkin patches and the smell of fall leaves, Grandma’s sweet potatoes and Aunt Esther’s green beans, warm and wonderful family gatherings…until...

Tips for Navigating Thanksgiving on the Spectrum

Sensory Integration and Thanksgiving
  By Ingrid Kenron, Occupational Therapist, Integrated Pediatric Interventions   Children with special needs want to participate in the holiday process just as much as everyone else, and...