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Category: Beth's Blog

Keeping Holiday Gifts Safe for Your Child with Special Needs
Published Dec. 14, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer What should I be concerned about in relation to holiday gifts and toys for my special needs child? All children, including those with special needs and disabilities, love new, cool, fun things - especially when…
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Making the Holidays Fun for Everyone
Published Nov. 16, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer I hate to leave my child with special needs out of all the holiday festivities. What can I do to make the holidays enjoyable for everyone? Crowds, lights, noise, strangers, hugging, and a change in routine can …
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Understanding Equine-Facilitated Learning
Published Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer What is EFL Therapy? Equine-Facilitated Learning EFL stands for Equine-Facilitated Learning.  It is a form of therapy that is used most typically for children who have mental or emotional disorders especially l…
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Developing Your Child's Skills
Published Aug. 6, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer My child with special needs is not interactive with other children. What can I do? A child with special needs requires additional skill development in multiple areas. Children with special needs often do not pi…
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Beth's Five Tips for Staying Healthy in School
Published Aug. 3, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer How can I keep my child healthy in the school environment? The start of a new school year exposes children to many things: new friends, new teachers, and lots of germs. According to the National Institutes of H…
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