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Getting divorced? When it comes to helping your children adjust appropriately: Anticipate problems and Minimize their effects [Part 1], by Susannah Gersten, M.S.W., LCSW, Psychotherapist

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There is no perfect divorce. Many parents come to me for psychotherapy asking for advice about how to minimize the negative effects of the impending separation on their children and on their family as a whole. While this is no substitute for ongoing family therapy, this and future blogs will outline the most common concerns that parents bring to me. What follows are the first two issues to address. My advice is to anticipate these issues and minimize their influence as much as possible.

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Fragile X in the Classroom: Helping Students Re-gain Composure, by Laurie Yankowitz, Ed.D., Educational Therapist

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Students with Fragile X Syndrome seem to often be described like the mythical girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead: when they are good, they are very very good, and when they are ?bad? they are …well, let?s just say quite disruptive. What accounts
for our lovable, good-natured, eager to please angels morphing into Tasmanian devils quicker than you can say ?Fragile what??

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Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Reading Writing Intervention: Specialized Literacy Services

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Our specialized tutors are like the Olympic coaches of language. We specialize in the complete literacy remediation package: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. When we’re working with students, we focus on all areas of language such as both written and verbal skills or both reading and listening comprehension. After all, you can’t have one without the other. That would be like peanut butter minus jelly.

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