A Practitioner’s Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support LGBT Children

A Practitioner’s Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children written by Caitlin Ryan, PhD, ACSW First practice guidelines for engaging diverse families to decrease their LGBT children’s risk for suicide, homelessness, HIV and other negative outcomes and to […]

February 28th, 2018 - submitted by
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Mindful Parenting: Raising a Child with Judaism in Your Interfaith Family

Over the years I’ve enjoyed—and benefited greatly from—the practice of mindfulness meditation. Studying and practicing mindfulness has helped me to be less judgmental (of myself and others), to be more present in the moments that make up my life and […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

4 Ways to Help Your Child Bond with Playmates that have Special Needs

Written by the parent of an autistic child, this article lists 4 ways to help integrate children of all levels of ability. http://www.parents.com/kids/development/friends/ways-to-help-your-child-bond-with-playmates-who-have-special-needs/ Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by

Growing Up with a Sibling Who Has Special Needs

For twenty-one years I have had a brother who has High-Functioning Autism. Some might say that having a sibling with any type of special need can be difficult, challenging, often times overwhelming, and even frustrating. However, being a sibling to […]

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by

Happiness and the Jewish Identity

Jews often see ourselves as neurotic, cynical, and even tragic. Our history, our stories, and the media would have you think that we just can’t help it. But Olga Gilburd has another idea: Judaism offers a wealth of resources for […]

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by