Archive for June 2014

Camp Horizon: A Summer Camp Where Abilities Shine

Everyone knows that raising children is hard work. Being the single parent of a child with special needs brings additional challenges. Angela Sadsad knows first-hand the anxiety and worry that accompanies that responsibility. Her daughter, Mimi, is autistic and nonverbal, which makes it hard to communicate and be understood. […]

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You Can Offer a Child Comfort During a Crisis

When children are removed from an unsafe home, they are confused, frightened, and feel alone. They may have suffered from abuse or neglect. Very often, they travel with their belongings squeezed into trash bags. Sometimes, they have only the clothes on their backs. You can let a child know that […]

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Helping Fathers With Employment Barriers

Up Center Books transitional jobs and job training program helps 75 Norfolk fathers gain marketable skills and find employment. Find us at 9 minutes into the segment. Bottom Line – May 2012: wavy.com  

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