Travel With No Limitations!

EP TRAVEL EDITION BY JENNIFER WOODWORTH, PSY.D PLANNING YOUR TRAVEL Where are you off to? Visiting family, relocating due to PCS orders, or planning a vacation can influence travel options based on type of travel available, distance to your destination, and length of stay. The first part of any plan is deciding where to go and what type of travel will be available; by car, plane, train, or boat. Your child’s mobility and necessary equipment […]

Love Locks

ANCORA IMPARO RICK RADER, MD ■ EDITOR-IN-CHIEF NO LOVE LOST Lovers attach locks to the sides of the bridge with their initials inscribed on the lock, and then throw the key into the Seine. While it is true that exceptional parents did not sign up (in most cases) for the myriad challenges and stressors of exceptional parenting, they do not feel that they are “locked” into anything.   Art historian Kenneth Clark wrote about the […]


BY LAUREN AGORATUS, M.A. This terminology was created by Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, a world-renowned expert in the treatment of individuals with social-cognitive deficits. Many parents of children with special needs are familiar with social skills, which help their child better interact with others. Social Thinking goes beyond what is usually covered in schools, to more concrete and explicit ways of thinking. Social Thinking uses the thoughts behind the social skills. This terminology was […]

Social Village®

BY LAUREN AGORATUS, M.A. While Social Village is not intended as a replacement for therapy, it is giving children with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism and other challenges that impact a child’s social IQ a chance to feel welcomed and to feel happy. Social Village is a novel concept in facilitating social interaction that is helping children develop friendships while having fun at Princeton Speech-Language & Learning Center in Princeton, N.J. What is Social Village? Social […]

Nutrition Labels: Fact or Fiction?

HEALTHY CHOICES, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES BY BARBARA B. MINTZ, MS, RD It is important to understand how easy it is to be persuaded by the food industry and how their labeling can affect our food behaviors. We are faced with having to make choices every day that will affect our health. Shopping and buying food is one of those importance decisions. But it isn’t always easy to make the right choice. With so many products on […]