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Christine Cipriano can empathize with Sydney Phillips. When Cipriano was 15, she wanted to play baseball. That was 1975, when the growth of girls’ sports was in the early stages, and playing organized athletics with the opposite sex was rarely…Why Are Helicopters Flying Over My House?
One of the most popular posts I get tagged in on Facebook and Twitter is, “Police helicopters are over my neighborhood. Mike, do you know why?” To the average citizen, the first thing that comes to mind is that the…How Art Benefits Young Brains
Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effect on young people and the development of their brains. The American Association of School Administrators…The Transition from Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education
Early Intervention (EI) services are made available through the NYS Department of Health for infants and toddlers up to the age of three years old. At three, a child may no longer need services or may transition to the Committee…Time to Tango with the Tooth Fairy?
It seems like just days ago when I waited patiently for my son’s first little biters to erupt in his infant mouth. Those days somehow melted magically into years and before I knew it, I could hear the Tooth Fairy…