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Emunas Hashem And Camp HASC

JetBlue flew an empty aircraft from Boston to JFK to assist us. The care and concern of the flight attendants was amazing. They were astounded by our group, so much so that at the end of the flight, the captain related for all to hear that he was truly impressed by the care that the HASC counselors provided for the special-needs campers – all of whom have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. We did our best to demonstrate a true kiddush Hashem.

Questions And Answers

Q: What does twice exceptional or 2e mean?

The Nose Knows

I had a great figure and dressed well, but the only thing wrong with me was that I had a very long nose with a huge bump.

Who Needs Homework?

Shimon quickly shoveled a forkful of rice into his mouth, while attempting to scribble the right math equations into his workbook. “(2 x 34 -11)2” he said between mouthfuls. “Mommy, I got some rice on my paper, but I have to finish this before it is time to go in the shower,” Shimon choked out.

Is My Child An Addict?

Josh is only nine years old, yet he’s an addict. How is that possible? You’re wondering where he gets his drugs from, how does his addiction manifest itself and if there are treatment plans.

Respecting Our Children: A Reader Reacts

I know of all Dr. Yael's techniques and I will tell the people in front of me, with derech eretz, that it is my turn.

The Social Side Of Dyslexia

First, it is important to establish a diagnosis for your child. Perhaps his struggles with reading are associated with ADHD or a processing disorder.

Life Lessons From Raising An Autistic Child (Part VII)

Usually Menachem is very hungry when he gets home, and we have food prepared for him. Though logically, he should sit down happily and eat, when he is in such a hungry state logic flies out the window, and, out of frustration, Menachem will knock over and spill the food. So meal time with him involves a lot of cleaning and coaxing. And always, always, vigilance.

The Frustrating Search For A Shidduch

Who created the current rules of dating? Why must the guy always pick up the girl by car, and pay for tolls, gas, etc., if things are not guaranteed to work out? After all, I may not be attracted to the girl, or our personalities may not click; thus, it turns out to be a waste of money and time for me.

Righting Writing Skills: Dysgraphia Explained

Once he thought of what he wanted to say and began to write, he would freeze. That’s why he spent the first hour after dinner doing anything he could to avoid his homework.

Love and Logic: Raising Responsible Children – An interview with Rabbi Dani Staum, LMSW

The basic approach of the Love and Logic method is to love your child enough to allow her to learn from her own decisions… and mistakes.

Respecting Our Children

When adults cut in front of my child, they are stealing from her and me, as her delay in returning home affords me less help.

13 Things to Know About Dating the Second Time Around

I once commented during a lecture that so many guys are just looking to play and not get serious. The speaker responded, “You’re not looking for a guy, you’re looking for a husband.” He was right. Making general statements about all men or women does everyone a disservice.

Paralyzing Fear

Anyone who has experienced a panic attack is familiar with the feelings expressed above – paralyzing fear, difficulty breathing, dizziness, and nerves. But, while panic attacks are real and extreme, everyone experiences some sort of anxiety on a daily basis. The question is: how much is too much?

Opening Up About The Holocaust

She should be grateful that her father is at least talking about his past and that he appears to be taking an active part in his daughter's and her family's life.

Nobody Likes Me, Everybody Hates Me

A national survey reported that over forty percent of students say that they are afraid to go to a school bathroom because of bullying. One in seven children in America reports acting as a bully or being a bully victim.

The Anger Addict

Many times when a couple is arguing they may, unconsciously, trigger childhood anger. So much so, that if we would stop and listen to what they are arguing about, it would sounds like two eight year olds fighting in the back yard.

Phone Therapy: Does It Work?

But people who are very embarrassed about their issues will sometimes be more open over the phone.

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