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Finding Hope for J.P.
Published April 8, 2019
“In the beginning, we didn’t want to say autism. We just said J.P. was developmentally delayed. We never said autism. Not to our friends. Not to our family. Not even to ourselves.” J.P.’s parents struggled to accept their son’s autism diagnosis for …
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Help Me Help You: A Parent-BCBA Partnership
Published April 5, 2019
By Melissa Fenske, M.S., BCBA, LBS “I need help! My child is out of control, and I don’t know what to do!” These words are all too familiar when we first speak to parents who are seeking home, school, and community services for their child diagnose…
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Paris, First and Foremost
Published March 29, 2019
“Paris has cerebral palsy. But she is so much more than her condition.” When Paris was diagnosed with CP at birth, Krystal knew the disorder would impact her daughter in many ways. But she determined early on that she wouldn’t let it define Paris. “…
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Changed for the Better
Published March 22, 2019
By Martha, Justin's mom I wish more people understood that having a son with Down syndrome did change my family’s life for sure, but that Justin changed us for the better. Justin has taught us to value life more and appreciate what we are given. We …
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Myra's Therapy Team
Published March 15, 2019
By Delisa Derbyshire, PTA  Meet Myra. She is a happy, unstoppable three-year-old with Rett’s syndrome. Perhaps the most striking thing about Myra is her brightly attentive, beautiful eyes. Although she cannot talk, Myra communicates with her eyes in…
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