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Articles from The Exceptional Parent (February 1, 2012)

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A chance to parent Association of University Centers on Disabilities: it can be a relief for parents with disabilities to realize that, just like other parents, they don't have to be responsible for every part of childrearing all by themselves. Yuan, Susan; Brillhart, Lindsay; Lightfoot, Elizabeth 1742
Air Carrier Act promises a lot, but provides too little. Levinson, Jerry 1076
Autism Speaks joins Florida State University and First Signs in launching the treatment section of its online Video Glossary. 401
Call for help: where to begin when you're new to special needs. 1559
Chewnoodle and Chewnoodle Bumpy. Brief article 205
First love: this slice of time is almost enough to eradicate the looming worries that chase me into slumber each evening, the concerns about where he will reside, what will occupy him every day after he leaves school at 21, who will love him when I'm dead. McCafferty, Kimberlee Rutan 1161
Fostering health and growth for Spinal Muscular Atrophy: understanding nutrition for children with SMA. 2461
Government supports early intervention for psychological health concerns in defense bill. 439
Helping children on the autism spectrum: make a successful transition from middle school to high school and beyond. Connell, Diane; Hutnick, Marilyn; Glover, Sandi; Glover, Curtis Essay 2521 kids deploy too. Website overview 173
New study probes how teens with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders approach learning to drive. 461
Planning matters: an update of a report by MetLife's Center for Special Needs Planning suggests that, in the midst of today's harsh economic climate, families and caregivers need to arm themselves with meaningful information and creative thinking. Ira, Vanessa B. Cover story 1904
Save Babies Through Screening Foundation position statement on addition of new disorders to newborn screening programs. Organization overview 437
Search & respond. 701
SmallTalk Daily Activities. Brief article 180
Switchamajig Controller iPad app. Brief article 239
The Arc announces major initiatives for siblings of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 459
The David Lynch Foundation brings meditation to a troubled world. Cancro, Lorraine 1850
The foundation of athletics. Curry, Coach Tom Column 1960
The Mission Project: but what about those in between - the adult children who function well, but just below the point of really being able to live completely on their own, and who are beyond living in a group home or are stifled living with their parents? Where can they live? Reaves, Craig C. 1288
The need for better health and genetics literacy: new genetic discoveries are revealed almost daily. This new knowledge and the resulting practices are becoming a critical part of the healthcare you receive. It will also help you to engage your healthcare providers in real dialogue about your health status and future. O'Connor, Katie; Edelson, Vaughn; Terry, Sharon F. Essay 1315
The shift in assistive technology. Vlasak, Erin; Ranaldo, Michelle 2533
VMI and Paralyzed Veterans of America join forces in Operation Independence mobility vehicle program. Brief article 245
What to do when moving. Lopatin, Shari Directory 409
When Dad comes home: the stress of raising children while your husband is deployed seems to melt away when you experience your children seeing their Dad for the first time again but reintegration and growing pains are waiting on the horizon. Huhtanen, Shelly L. 736
Why do we always react only after a tragedy? Deamonte's death following a toothache was the consequence of poverty and a system that did not fulfill its obligations. In this instance, it was largely a question of poverty. Would it be any different if it was primarily a question of a child with special health care needs? Waldman, Barry H.; Perlman, Steven P. 1103
Your move. Rader, Rick Editorial 1070

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