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A Teen’s Guide To Understanding and Communicating With People With Autism



This is a very informative video that explains autism to teenagers. It features some parts with noted expert, Dr. Jeb Baker and gives a good overall look at how teens with autism may feel and how teens without autism may perceive those who have it. It is well worth the under 15 minutes for a look.

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Our Bloomfield SEPAC Meeting at BMS,  WED..7-9 PM will have Tips for You and Your Special Needs Child from and Occupational Therapist and the Bloomfield Police Youth Division Officers will explain a program where you can give identifying information to the Police Dept. about your child and their special needs; (sometimes kids are non-verbal as well) along with contact info. even add a photo, etc. Should you child wander away or get lost, this information will help speed the Police efforts to find and help your child.

Parents of Special Needs kids are among the most pro-active of all. Come on down to our meeting and help yourself learn how to help your child.  All are welcome.

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PARENT WORKSHOP REMINDER: Nutrition and Your Child’s Behavior, Thursday November 13th in Newark


Family Support Organization of Essex County in collaboration with the City of Newark’s Department of Health and Community Wellness presents, “Nutrition and Your Child’s Behavior” a parent workshop this Thursday.

This session will explore nutritional strategies to manage difficult behavior and improve a child’s ability to learn, play and have successful relationships. Alternatives to medication will also be discussed.

Free with registration!


Nutrition Workshop