The Best of the Rest of the Web: Parenting with Depression, Spending More Family Time, and (Not) Shedding That Baby Weight
From the NYMetroParents April issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?
With the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," implemented under President Barack Obama, here is how these changes to the nation's health care plan will affect families and people with special needs and disabilities.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Bubble-Wrapped Words, Link Between Simplicity and ADHD, and Each Child's Uniqueness
From the spring summer 2013 issue of Special Parent magazine, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, or plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of special parenting.
Long Island Healthy-Living Club Adds Classes for Girls With Special Needs
Oh My Girls!, a healthy lifestyle club for girls on Long Island, recently added classes for girls with special needs to their offerings. OMG! offers cooking and fitness classes, as well as a health club that teaches girls to make healthy choices in a safe, parent-free, after-school environment.
Meet the Editor: Lisa Chung
Get to know Lisa Chung, NYMetroParents' associate editor.
Counseling Facility in Fairfield Helps Struggling Teens
When Carol Passmore and Lisa LaReau worked in schools, they saw a need for a facility that helps the preteens and teens who are slipping through the cracks at school. Connect To Care addresses issues surrounding anxiety, depression, and social and emotional challenges, among others.
Tin Man Teaches Kids to Have a Heart
Based on a true story and written by a former teacher and musical director, the children's book "Sammy the Tin Man" aims to help kids cope with the loss of a loved one.
The Baking Coach Teaches Adults, Kids the Art of Baking
Lisa Basini, The Baking Coach, usually teaches people the art of baking in their own homes. With the opening of her new location in Port Jefferson, she now hosts adult and kid classes as well as birthday parties.
A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss
Hearts and Crafts Grief Counseling hosted its 15th annual Camp Grief Busters in June where bereaved kids and parents spent the weekend participating in fun games, relaxing, and being reminded of the importance of enjoying life amid tragedy.
Eli Manning Honored by Guiding Eyes for the Blind
NFL quarterback Eli Manning stopped by Mulino's of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where the Guiding Eyes for the Blind foundation introduced him as returning host of its annual summer Golf Classic fundraiser.