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  • The Lakeview School is a program of the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

    The Lakeview School is a program of the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

    Choosing a school for a child with developmental challenges is an important decision; numerous factors influence this choice. After serious evaluation and review, many families find that the Lakeview School is the best resource for their children. Located within picturesque Roosevelt Park in Edison, NJ, the Lakeview School has earned a national reputation of excellence and distinction regarding…


  • Theaters Offering Special Accommodations / Sensory Friendly Performances

    Theaters Offering Special Accommodations / Sensory Friendly Performances

    These theaters offer some or all accommodations: Wheelchair Seating, Listening Devices, Sign Language Interpretation, Braille materials, Infra-Red Listening System, Audio-Described Performances, Sensory Friendly Shows.  Some services require advance notice.  Please visit the theaters’ accessibility webpage. Audio Description Braille Hearing Assist Large Print   Open…

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  • Are Lazy Summers Harming Our Children?

    Are Lazy Summers Harming Our Children?

    By: Julia Chernova M.A., CCC-SLP This is the time of year when I hear parents talk about how they look forward to sleeping in a little more, running to fewer after-school activities and simply relaxing at the beach or pool.  Should we encourage our children to sit back and do nothing this summer when experts are confirming that summers off are one of the most important, yet least…


  • EBL Coaching Specializes In One-On-One Home and In-Center Tutoring For Students

    EBL Coaching Specializes In One-On-One Home and In-Center Tutoring For Students

    One-on-one Home Tutoring For Grades Prek-12 In Reading, Writing, Math, Organizational Skills, And Executive Functioning EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one HOME and in-center tutoring for students in grades pre-K-12 in reading, writing, math, study skills, executive functioning, and test preparation. They also offer specialized instruction for students with dyslexia, learning disabilities, and…

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  • Chiropractic and the Flu Pandemic

    Chiropractic and the Flu Pandemic

    100 Year Old Healthcare Discovery For The Flu Still Valid Today? Most of us alive today probably are unaware of the worldwide influenza pandemic of 1918-19 that kill 100s of millions of people worldwide. It was estimated that 500,000 Americans died from either the flu or pneumonia during this tragedy. Very little was known about prevention or treatment of the flu virus back then and so the world…


  • Screen Time and Speech Delays:  Is There a Connection?

    Screen Time and Speech Delays: Is There a Connection?

    Screen time refers to any time that your child is in front of a television, movie theater screen, smart phone, tablet, computer, or hand-held video game device.  Even if your child is watching an educational video, it’s considered screen time.  Is there a possibility that prolonged exposure to screen time can contribute to speech and language delays?  Some experts think so. …


  • Speech and Language Therapy: Way Beyond a Lisp or Stutter

    Speech and Language Therapy: Way Beyond a Lisp or Stutter

    By Julia Chernova Does your three year old use sentences of 3-5 words? Do they know the difference between “on the table” versus “under the table?” If you give them two step directions, can they follow your command? Do they regularly use plurals such as “cars” or “elephants” ? The above questions are often used by speech therapists to detect a possible speech or language related disorder. …

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  • Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

    Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

    Yelling, hitting, and fighting between siblings is a natural part of growing up.   Tips to help children learn to resolve interpersonal conflicts. According to the Mayo Clinic, occasional bickering and name-calling prove that a child is learning to speak up for themselves.  Excess confrontations or physical violence, however, can affect the whole family. Constant fighting…


  • Chef Carl’s Make A Pizza Program For Special Needs

    Chef Carl’s Make A Pizza Program For Special Needs

    Cooking Parties for Special needs Children / Teens Chef Carl has been performing his cooking parties for special needs children, teens and adults for twenty five years. He adjusts the program to fit the ability of  his audience. He arrives dressed as a chef and supplies the participants with Chef Hats and aprons to make them feel and look like chef’s .After showing a funny instructive video…

    Categories:  Party Ideas|Special Needs

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