Tips from Parents & Other Experts

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The True Meaning of Autism Awareness Month
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Autism Awareness Month marks an important time for individuals, families and communities to honor and unite for many reasons. At the Autism Program at Boston Medical Center, we work with hundreds of families each year through direct patient support, family navigation and community-wide initiatives, such…
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4 Pieces Every IEP Goal Should Have
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One question we hear often from parents getting ready for their child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting is “what should the IEP say?” You want advice on what exactly to write in the IEP, what goals to include, and examples of what other parents have…
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SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Putting Healthy food within reach
National Nutrition Month: Get Food Help from SNAP
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March is National Nutrition Month, so it’s a great time to remind you that you may be able to get food help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP, which used to be known as food stamps, is a U.S. nutrition program that gives families money each…
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