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The Cover: "Positive Exposure: Change what you see, See what you change." Christine models for photographer Rick Guidotti to present people with special needs in a positive light.

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OCTOBER 2014 Issue

Disability Awareness Month

CHANGE HOW YOU SEE, SEE HOW YOU CHANGE By Liz Matejka-Grossman, Photographs By Rick Guidotti/Positive Exposure

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: AN ENDLESS LIST OF ROLE MODELS By H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PhD and Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon)

PURE VISION ARTS: AN AGENT OF CHANGE By Christine Redman-Waldeyer

INTRODUCING: EP SPECIAL NEEDS NETWORK

THE WORK OF CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING By Norman A. Smith

THE LAUREL RUN By Andrea Parr

PEOPLE AS PENDULUMS By Tamie Hopp

FEATURES

TRAN-SI'-TION AND EMPLOYMENT: APPLES TO APPLES? By Maryann Raccosta

EPILEPSY AND SEIZURES SERIES PART FOUR: THE IMPACT OF LENNOXGASTAUT SYNDROME ON FAMILIES By Patricia A. Gibson, MSSW, DHL, ACSW

A ROAD TO EMOTIONAL AWARENESS FOR STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM THROUGH PERFOMING WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE By Mary Jane Burner

DEPARTMENTS

ANCORA IMPARO: WARNING SIGNS By Rick Rader, MD

NEW PRODUCTS

WHAT'S HAPPENING

MASSMUTUAL SPECIAL CARE: ONE TRUST, MULTIPLY BENEFICIARIES

FROM THE COACH'S CORNER: SOCIAL MEDIA: HELPING YOUR CHILD DO THE RIGHT THING By Tom Curry

ASK DR. SHEYPUK: MOVING INTO THE LIGHT By Danielle Sheypuk, Ph.D.

HEALTHY CHOICES, HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: SPORTS PERFORMANCE SUPPLEMENTS AND ENHANCERS: FACT OR FICTION? By Barbara B. Mintz, MS, RD

GENETIC ALLIANCE: BECOMING AN ADULT By Sharon Romelczyk, MPA and Danielle Stratton

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

MILITARY SECTION

DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS By Jennifer Woodworth, PSY.D.

MILITARY LIFE: 15 TIPS FOR DEVELOPING SKILLS YOU CAN USE OUTSIDE THE MILTARY

PUZZLES & CAMO: PURPOSE By Shelly L. Huhtanen