Making the Holidays More Enjoyable for Special Needs Children

From our friends at Black Bear Academy Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are nearly upon us, which can mean travel, time with family, and special meals. For families of children with special needs, these deviations in routine can add stress to an already busy timeRead more

Ways to Build Self Esteem

By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Often times, parents share with me that they are unsure how to build self-esteem in their children or that they are concerned about their children’s self-esteem.  Once the holiday season has passed and the last half of theRead more