The ABCs of Back to School with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

As a new school year approaches, parents may find it useful to share information about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders with teachers and other school personnel. The information below is designed to help educators understand the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol so that children and youth have the best opportunitiesRead more

Please invite my kid with special needs to your kid’s party

Please invite my kid with special needs to your kid’s party
PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO My son Zach bounded off the school bus waving a party invitation as if it were a Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. “I’m going to Matthew’s birthday party!” my then-ten-year-old yelled, bouncing around the yard, before he crashed through the door into the house, hollering about what presentRead more