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February Express 2017 – Love, Love, Love…

Posted on March 1, 2017

Matrix February Express, 2017 We could all use a little more love in our lives in these uncertain times. Valentines Day Challenges Love, Love, Love in the Early Years Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops and Events Make an Impact!  

Early Edition – Spring 2017

Posted on February 15, 2017

Managing Behavior in Uncertain Times: Practical Tips for Parents Click here to view or download

La Edición Temprana – Primavera 2017

Posted on February 1, 2017

Cómo manejar el comportamiento en tiempos inciertos: Consejos prácticos para gestionar el comportamiento Haga clic aquí para ver o descargar

Express December 2016 – All Is Calm. All Is Bright. Really?

Posted on December 20, 2016

Be the example for your child, and focus on managing your stress this holiday season. All is Calm. All is Bright.  Really? The Early Years: Holiday Coping Strategies Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops and Events Make an Impact!

The Art of the Present

Posted on December 13, 2016

Originally posted Posted on December 5, 2012 For kids who have a hard time taking the perspective of others — kids with “social thinking” challenges — coming up with presents for Mom, Grandpa, or a school buddy is a near-Herculean task. After all, a present is a way of saying, “I know you, and when I put myself in your

Take Care of Yourself

Posted on December 13, 2016

Originally Posted on December 18, 2012 It should come as no surprise to parents of children with special needs that holidays can add to the stresses already present in our lives. In the book Married With Special Needs Children, some common causes of stress in couples raising children with special needs include: lack of a diagnosis information overload financial issues

Playing Santa is Sometimes Hard

Posted on December 13, 2016

Originally posted on December 19, 2012 by Nora Thompson, Executive Director When my daughter Kate (who suffered a brain injury at age 2) was young, we’d go see Santa and take the annual picture. Positioning her on his lap, wiping any drool away, and maybe even getting her to smile meant we had to find the really patient Santa and

Fall Networker/Express 2016 – Solving the Behavior Puzzle

Posted on October 3, 2016

Solving the Behavior Puzzle

Early Edition – Fall 2016

Posted on September 30, 2016

Practical Tips for Parents En Español Click to View PDF (downloads in English and Spanish):

Express August 2016 – Getting a Fresh Start

Posted on August 2, 2016

School is (or will soon be) back in session. Your concerns about how to keep your child(ren) busy during the hazy, lazy days of summer are changing. Milestones – Getting a Fresh Start A Fresh Start in the Early Years, 0–3 Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops and Events Ways To Give

Early Edition – Spring 2016

Posted on May 15, 2016

Building Social Bridges – En Español  

Spring Networker – 2016

Posted on May 1, 2016

Call to Action!  Action = DO SOMETHING! Networker_Spring2016_web