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Parenting

Transforming Common Days Into THANKSGIVINGS

Photo credit: Malkie Nussbaum Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for the little things. Today we celebrate small steps that are in fact great achievements. The first words uttered by a nonverbal child that express a need or want. The spontaneous social interaction that connects a child with a caregiver. The friendships that are built…

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Back to School

As our children head back to school, we have some time to read and educate ourselves in order to be more effective parents and help our children maximize their potential. Raising happy, healthy, children is one of the most challenging jobs we parents have.  In the “Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting”, author Lauren Steinberg…

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Princess & Pirates Event

Come join  your friends at Achieve for a fun filled time for the whole family. POAC Autism Services has once again organized a wonderful event. Make sure to stop at our display and say hello.  We have some fun activities for the kids and look forward to seeing you there. Call POAC offices in Brick,…

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Ten Tips and Tricks to Keep you Sane this Summer

Summer is here! While the kids enjoy their freedom and fun, parents face new challenges with the lack of routine. Here are some ideas to help you and your children through the transition and the long days of summer. 1. Plan ahead. Whether you are sending your children to camp, exploring new activities or planning…

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