Tag Archives: autism

How My Clients with Special Needs Remind Me to Be a Better Person

In honor of April celebrating Autism Awareness Month, I want to thank my clients with special needs who remind me to a better person.

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Stopping Bullying in the Special Needs Community

In honor of this week’s celebration of Anti-Bullying Week, let’s highlight bullying in the special needs community.  Whether face-to-face, nasty notes, harassing cell phone voicemails or cyber stalking, bullying has …

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Bullying in the Special Needs Community

In honor of the end of Autism Awareness Month in April, let’s highlight bullying in the special needs community.  Whether face-to-face, nasty notes, harassing cell phone voicemails or cyber stalking, …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Choosing a Summer Program for Your Child with Special Needs

It is never too early to begin researching summer programs for your child with special needs. Since all children are different, summer program experiences can vary. And, choosing a summer …

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Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Is Exercise an Antidote for Behavioral Issues?

Did you know that children with serious behavioral issues “fare better” in school when they are given the chance to move in class and burn off excess energy? A new …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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Make Fitness Fun for Kids with Special Needs

According to research, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders (like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) exercise more often is to make fitness fun. “We found that …

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