When You Meet One Person with Autism You’ve Met One Person with Autism

By Annette Pinder When Lauren Savino discovered how much she enjoyed working with young children while volunteering at a school, she decided to triple-majored in Spanish, Special Education, and Elementary Education. Now she teaches fourth and fifth graders — her favorite age group — at Bennett Park

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Connecting Through Play and Music

By Amy Pinder, MA, CCC-SLP As a speech language pathologist, I support students with autism and other language learning challenges by helping them develop skills and confidence to communicate effectively. Over the past 15 years, I have come to realize that it is the interaction that matters

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Your 2021 Resource Guide to Summer Camps

We have compiled a list of current summer camp options that are moving forward this summer. Each facility will have a complete list of COVID safe regulations and registration options. Please look at the resources carefully and visit the appropriate sites for their safety guidelines or virtual

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Factors that can Put Kids at Risk of Vision Problems

Factors that can put kids at risk of vision problems    Vision can be taken for granted. Unless a person experiences diminished vision, temporary, or permanent vision loss, life without the ability to see is unimaginable. However, it is a reality for people across the globe, including

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NFL PLAY 60’s exercise library keeps kids active as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

Today, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and the National Football League (NFL), in collaboration with the Buffalo Bills, debuted the first-ever NFL PLAY 60 library, which features kid-friendly exercises to help kids to get their recommended 60-minutes of daily

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Grant for Diapers to Help Families in Need

Univera Healthcare is providing $10,000 in financial support to Every Bottom Covered, a diaper bank in Buffalo.  A diaper bank is like a food bank with the difference being that they distribute diapers and not food.  Every Bottom Covered will also partner with organizations that have like-minded

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Individuals with Disabilities – Virtual Auction Features American Music Awards Tickets!

Accessible Festivals Hosts Virtual Auction Accessible Festivals Supports More Than 61 Million People With Disabilities With A Virtual Auction Event Featuring Tickets to Coachella and Electric Daisy Carnival   [New York, NY] — Beginning on December 10, 2020, Accessible Festivals will be hosting a Virtual Auction event to

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Your Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

Your Children’s Mental Health During the Pandemic by Peter Kates   A recent report published in Time Magazine confirms that while COVID-19 is sparing most kids’ bodies, it’s not being kind to their minds. Saba Abaci, M.D. Medical Director of Children’s Behavioral Health Services at Univera Healthcare,

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Courage of Carly Fund Trick or Treat Pediatric Patients

Courage of Carly Fund, Roswell Park Host Trunk or Treat for Pediatric Cancer Patients WHAT:  Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Courage of Carly Fund have partnered to provide a safe and fun, socially-distanced Trunk or Treat drive-thru experience for families facing pediatric cancer and blood

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