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May
22

by Nanfi Lubogo As the world abruptly shut down due to COVID-19, the reality of the biggest pandemic of our lifetime began to sink in. In the beginning, many treated the situation as a vacation- a “Coronacation,” they called it. …

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February
25

By Sammi Nuss (Co-Chair KASA) with a little help from one of my strongest supporters, my Mom, Ruth Nuss (Board President of PATH/FVCT) Supported Decision-Making (SDM) agreements are something I am very excited about because they are a less restrictive alternative …

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May
14

Families of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities are the engine that drives home- and community-based services for their children. They are not passive observers in the pediatric health care system; they become specialists in medical …

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January
26

Parents: Homework is the key to a successful Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meeting.  If you do your homework properly, you will come to the meeting fully prepared and ready to do business.  You will feel empowered and you will …

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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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