Category: Organizations

What To Do When You’re Concerned About Your Child

By: Amy Foster, M.S.Ed., Developmental Specialist and Mother of 4 When you notice that your child is not developing or behaving like his peers, instinct is to reassure yourself that every child is different and develops at his or her

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Your Child Has Autism

This blog has been written by our Guest Blogger, Tara Mohundro.  Tara is the Executive Director of the Austim Society of the Mid-South (ASMS).  You can reach her by email at tara@autismsocietymidsouth.org or by contacting the ASMS.   Your child has Autism.  It

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist In February 2009, the “Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign was created by the Special Olympics and Best Buddies.  This campaign has been influential in using people first language and

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Help Bring Best Buddies to Memphis

What is Best Buddies? Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for “one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” There are 8 programs associated with Best Buddies: 1. Best Buddies

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