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April
11

When you’re the caregiver for a young child, you are their whole world. You are one of the people they trust the most, a safety net that they can rely on when the rest of the world seems a little …

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September
3

by Marni McNiff Dyslexia, an impairment in the brain’s ability to translate images received from the eyes and ears into understandable language, is one of the most common learning disabilities in the United States. The National Institutes of Health reports …

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July
13

PATH is gearing up for our fourth annual online auction, which will take place at the end of November, just in time to do your holiday shopping! We are actively seeking donations for the auction including gift baskets, gift certificates, products, …

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June
28

Every summer I worry that my daughter will lose the academic skills it took her all year to attain. If you have a child diagnosed with dyslexia, another specific learning disability, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), I’m sure this …

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Social Skills

Posted by: Marni McNiff Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Blog, Parenting

May
25

By: Carol Crawn, Health Information Specialist Social skills are important for every individual to achieve success.  We use social skills at home, at work, in the community, and in our relationships.  All too often children with special needs have difficulty …

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Press Release: 2nd Annual Building a Great Life Summit

Posted by: Marni McNiff Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Blog, Newsletters, Special Needs Families

May
25

  For Immediate Release: May 18, 2017 Over 80 youth ATTEND 2nd annual building a great life summit, created by and for youth WITH DISBLILITIES.   Bloomfield, CT On Saturday May 13th more than 80 youth, between the ages of …

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Press Release: May 5, 2017

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May
6

  Contact Nanfi Lubogo      Telephone 203-234-9554    Cell 860-759-9599 Email nlubogo@pathct.org     Website www.pathct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017 BUILDING A GREAT LIFE; A YOUTH SUMMIT CREATED BY YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES FOR ALL YOUTH, AGES 13-26. …

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Transition Bill of Rights for Parents of Students Receiving Special Education Services

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March
28

A student with an individualized education program (IEP) has certain rights under both federal and state laws. This Transition Bill of Rights for parents of students receiving special education will help parents and students understand a student’s rights related to getting an …

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Back to School Tips for Special Education Parents

Posted by: Marni McNiff Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Special Needs Families

September
15

Some would say it’s the most wonderful time of the year—back to school! For parents of children with special needs, back to school means the start of a new year of IEP advocacy, as well as beginning communication with new teachers …

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July
15

    Parents of children with special needs may have so many doctors’ appointments that it can be easy to forget about preventive and wellness care. It can be especially difficult to focus on dental care. However, oral health is …

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