Month: March 2015

World Down Syndrome Day

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How To Create a Sensory Garden

By: Carly Harrison, University of Memphis Student Intern   With the sun shining brighter and flowers starting to bloom, it is exciting to see spring approaching after a long and icy winter. Spring is the season of colors and fun

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5 Skills Targeted with Bean Bags

Bean bags are great toys for kids of all ages.  There are several different ways you can play with them to work on a variety of different skills.  Here are 5 different skills you can work on while playing with

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A Bright Family Table: Shake It Up! Adding Variety on Purpose, Part 3

By:  Amy Foster, MS.Ed., Developmental Specialist and Mother of 4 Part Three: Shop Intentionally As mentioned in Part One, having a child who expects food to look exactly the same each time they eat it can put stress on a

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Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes

By: Amy Foster In honor of National Pancake Day this week and today’s snow day, here is a tasty and nutritious way to jazz up your traditional pancake recipe. Add a can of pumpkin puree to your pantry staple list! Ingredients: Your favorite

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