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Five Tips to Find the Best Books on Autism

Here is an article written by Craig Kendall. Craig Kendall is a prolific author of books and guides on learning disabilities including several books on autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Down Syndrome. He is the father of an child with disabilities and has spent nearly a dozen years researching the causes, symptoms, and treatments for autism, Asperger’s […]

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The Color Teds, Bears of Color for Diverse Young Readers

Librarians, educators and book festival panelists are calling for more diverse picture books to reflect the changing face of America, at a time when, according to Pew Research Center, “half of Americans younger than 5 were minorities in 2013… ”. Characters Engage Books wholeheartedly support these aims and have now published “Color Teds: Tia […]

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Five Tips for Parents of Kids with Special Needs to Stay Happy

Parenting is not an easy task. However, when children have special needs, that can create additional challenges. Parents who are raising children with special needs such as autism, ADHD, other developmental delays, or physical ailments are going to be extra stressed. They are going to be more prone to burn-out, depression, ill health and other […]

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Podcast- Miriam Slozberg Speaks to Topher Wurtz About Autism Village

On the last Expressive Mom Show, the topic covered was autism. I interviewed the owner of Autism Village, Topher Wurts. Topher has been around the block a few times in the world of business where he was known for bringing together marketing, technology and teamwork. After learning his son Kirby had autism, he was floored. […]

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Podcast- Introducing High Quality Educational Children’s Books with JGracia Publishing

On today’s The Expressive Mom show, the topic covered was the importance of children reading at a young age, and reading about books that address challenges that children face often as education needs to start as early as possible. I spoke to Jennifer Garcia of JGracia Publishing, which is comprised of the following imprints: Shades […]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Bullying

Dr. Jo Anne White’s Bully Free book won awards, including a Mom’s Choice Award for Excellence. Although there have been global measures and steps taken by schools and agencies to bring attention to and control bullying, it’s still widespread and a real concern for parents. Preventive measures need to take place to ensure that bullying in […]

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Podcast- An Overview of Learning Differences with Dr. Odey Raviv

On the last Expressive Mom Show, I had a great interview with Dr. Odey Raviv, who is a highly skilled learning specialist residing in New York. Dr. Raviv has over 30 years experience in his field, and we discussed the realities of raising children with special needs and learning differences. I have pointed out many […]

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The Expressive Mom Show- An Overview of NLP with Gaye O’Brien

On the Expressive Mom Show, the discussion was about NLP (neuro linguistic programming) and why it is crucial for parents, teachers, and everyone in general to use.  As we all know, parents and teachers are bombarded with stress and constantly face challenges in regards to time and stress management. Therefore, they become very frustrated.I had […]

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Introducing the Expressive Mom Aha Amplifier Book

I have some very exciting news. I was given the opportunity to create 140 quotes about parenting in general, as well as parenting children with special needs. And I took it and started creating these parenting quotes, and created a book of them, through the Aha Amplifier. The Aha Amplifier is a platform with books […]

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The Importance of Teaching your Kids the Proper Pronunciation of Words

One thing that I have noticed, which is scary and unfortunate is that many public school teachers who are teaching children the English language today are mispronouncing words! Because of that, kids are learning the wrong way of saying certain words, which actually can hurt them later in life. For instance, if half the words […]

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