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Featured: Autism and anxiety: when and how to seek treatment

Anxiety is present in about 40 percent of children and adolescents with ASD, which is about double the rate found in typically developing kids and teens.

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Great books to help your child with OCD and other anxiety disorders

Books can give adolescents struggling with mental illness or who know friends or family members who are a voice. Books can share the realness of illnesses and disorders in a way that popular culture sometimes does not. Read More →

It is enough

I cannot stop my sons from making catastrophic decisions. I cannot stop terrible things from happening to them. I can only do my best, which is far short of covering all the dangers this world presents. Read More →

Lancaster Science Factory to put Dyslexia in the spotlight

"The Science Behind Dyslexia” will include a showcase of famous scientists and STEM pioneers who had dyslexia as well as presentations about the brain science behind the learning disorder. Read More →

Side by side: victory and defeat. Part 2

We try very hard to spread our love equally between our sons. Because of Isaac’s disability, he naturally gets more attention. It is hard to compensate for the reality that one child just needs more. Read More →

Side by side: victory and defeat. Part 1

At some point he would need to decide that he was no longer a passenger on this journey. He had to decide that he wanted to walk. Read More →

Capabilities Fall 2017

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Back To School Means Parents Of Kids With Special Needs Must Fight For Inclusion

I don’t want schools to be a place where children like Freyja are always other because I don’t want them […] Read More →

Back-to-school tips for your child with an ASD

With the end of summer quickly approaching, most parents have both a sense of relief and dread. Usually by August, […] Read More →

To love what I’ve got, I had to mourn what I lost

The dream died quietly, unnoticed. While we raced from appointment to appointment, it sat neglected in some dusty corner of my mind and slowly faded away. Read More →

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Wed 16

The Star Barn Village Christmas Light Drive-Thru

December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Thu 17

Science Classes at the Oakes Museum (K-4th)

January 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Thu 17

MaD Lab: Makeuary

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 17

Science Classes at the Oakes Museum (5th-10th)

January 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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