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SEPTEMBER 2014 Issue

ANNUAL EDUCATION ISSUE

TAKING A SMALL STEP BACK TO TAKE A GIANT LEAP FORWARD By Walter Mayer, L.M.S.W.

BULLYING: PREVALENCE AND RESOURCES By Lauren Agoratus

BULLYING: WHAT CAN BE DONE By Suzanne Pearson

GENETIC ALLIANCE: AN ESSENTIAL SCHOOL SUPPLY: THE IHP By Monica Kortsha

TEN STEPS: OPTIMIZING YOUR CHILD'S BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUCCESS By Toni Schutta

DYSLEXIA: A NEW PERSPECTIVE By Karin Merkle

FEATURES

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING & REFURBISHING: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A LIVING WAGE FOR INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM? By Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W.

WE WANT YOU! A GATHERING OF NEWBORN SCREENING ADVOCATES By Maryann Raccosta

NINETEEN WORDS By Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

DEPARTMENTS

ANCORA IMPARO: BLUE HENS, KITCHEN TABLES AND THE GROOMING OF FUTURE LEADERS By Rick Rader, MD

NEW PRODUCTS

FROM THE COACH'S CORNER: SPORTS AND FRIENDS... WHAT REALLY COUNTS By Tom Curry

MASSMUTUAL SPECIAL CARE: HOME RENOVATION RESOURCES

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: ALLERGIES AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES By H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PHD, Kristin Compton, DMD, Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MSCH, HL (Hon)

LIVING WITH A DISABILITY: SERVICE DOGS PROVE TO BE BOON FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM By Jerry Levinson

WHAT'S HAPPENING

HEALTHY CHOICES, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: SUGAR: SWEET AND TEMPTING...BUT HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH By Barbara B. Mintz, MS, RD

GENETIC ALLIANCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF TIMELINESS IN NEWBORN SCREENING By Monica Kortsha

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

SCHOOL DIRECTORY

MILITARY SECTION

MILITARY LIFE: SPECIAL NEEDS AT SCHOOL: TEACHERS & SPECIALISTS, EVALUATIONS AND EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES

PUZZLES & CAMO: THE SECRETS TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL TAXI DRIVER By Shelly L. Huhtanen