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Conquering the Learning Disability Stigma: A Story of Survival and Recovery

submitted by Craig

Shaking, trembling, heart racing, forehead sweating, a seven year-old boy sits nervously in the front row of a typical first grade classroom alongside twenty-five students, with his head down, hoping to God the teacher will not call on him to answer yet another question - a question that his mind will not allow him to process, let alone answer correctly.


Sand Timers - Set of 3: A Product Review

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Product Name: Sand Timers - Set of 3
Price: $44.95
Company Name: Achievement Products
Company Website: www.achievement-products.com
Company Phone Number: 1-800-373-4699


Tricky Fish By Achievement Products: A Product Review

submitted by Craig

Product Name: Tricky Fish
Price: $26.95
Company Name: Achievement Products
Company Website: www.achievement-products.com
Company Phone Number: 1-800-373-4699
Product Overview:
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Children under 8 yrs. can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.
An imaginative way to faster visual motor and eye-tracking skills!


Faucet Light: A Product Review

submitted by Craig

Product Name: Faucet Light
Price: $19.95
Company Name: Achievement Products
Company Website: www.achievement-products.com
Company Phone Number: 1-800-373-4699
Product Overview: WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Stay safe from hot water!


Dart Game - by Achievemenet Products - A Product Review

submitted by Craig

Product Name: Dart Game
Price: $26.95
Company Name: Achievement Products
Company Website: www.achievement-products.com
Company Phone Number: 1-800-373-4699

Product Overview: WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.


Autism and Puberty: What Every Parent Needs to Know - By Jenny Keese, M.Ed, BCBA (Owner/Director of Concept Connections)

submitted by Craig

Puberty is a time for growth, maturity, and testing boundaries. For young adults on the spectrum this time is no different, but the transition from childhood to adulthood can manifest in many different ways. As professionals, educators and parents it’s up to us to prepare these individuals on this part of life’s journey. You can expect puberty to start the process of physical changes, mental/emotional changes, a shift in societal expectations and usually a re-evaluation of current therapies and goals.


Wooden Frog Toss: A Product Review

submitted by Craig

Product Name: Excellerations® Wooden Frog Toss
Price: $25.99
Company Name: Achievement Products
Company Website: www.achievement-products.com
Company Phone Number: 1-800-373-4699


Help Your Child Become a Social Butterfly this Summer! - A Guest Blog by Elizabeth Sautter, M.A. CCC-SLP

submitted by Craig

School may be out of session, but social learning doesn’t stop. Summer can be a great time to focus on social and emotional skills in a more relaxed, natural manner. Whether you’re sending your child to summer school or camps, going on vacation, or just hanging out, parents and caregivers can help kids to build these important skills.


Rettsyndrome.org: Accelerating Research; Empowering Families: A Guest Blog by Shari Angelico

submitted by Craig

On June 26th, I had the sincere pleasure of attending the 30th annual Rett Syndrome Family Conference in Virginia - and what a wonderful learning experience it was for all who attended!


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