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Yelling From the Sidelines? It Can Distract Your Child

One of my favorite things to do as a parent is to coach kids sports teams. You get to interact with...

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5 Ways I Fine-Tuned Our Disney Vacation for My Son With Attention Issues

If you polled my family about what our favorite vacation destination is, we’d all say, “Disney World...

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The Day I Rejected My Son’s IEP

My son, now 8, has received special services since he was a year old. I’ve always been grateful for...

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