Back-To-School: Re-establishing Routines

Summer can be hard for parents, especially for parents with children who have special needs. Finding activities that keep them busy while also being fun and productive can be challenging.  And without a daily routine, kids get used to an unstructured schedule or no schedule at all, which can make it difficult to get them […]

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Back to School: The Importance of the Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN)

As we approach the new school year and summer vacations are winding down, many of our children will complete annual visits to the physician, dentist, or specialist. In many cases, it is essential to obtain approval for medical services to ensure insurance coverage associated with the cost of their care. For more than ten years, […]

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Back to School: How to Prepare for a visit to the Ophthalmologist

A visit to the ophthalmologist is highly probable in the life of a child with special needs. Catherine was diagnosed with nystagmus right after birth. Her eyesmade involuntary, repetitive side to side movements. She visited a local pediatric ophthalmologist at a very young age to address this issue. During this challenge, I benefited from the […]

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Back to School: Six Tips to Help You Avoid a Stressful Start to the School Year

The new school year is only a few weeks away. I know we are in the middle of summer and our minds are not there yet. It’s been so nice for our kiddos to enjoy a leisure morning with a little extra time to dive into fun activities. You can still relish the summer, but […]

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