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The New Community School

The New Community School is Central Virginia’s only college preparatory school for grades six through twelve devoted solely to restructuring the language foundation of dyslexic students, New Community focuses every month on turning dyslexia...

Richmond Mom and Publisher Annie Tobey: her twins’ misdiagnosis

Great article and thoughtful insight by local publisher Annie Tobey of V Magazine for Women on the challenges she's faced getting the care her twin sons needed while dealing with a rare form of...

Tailored outings for autistic children

Richmond moms, great article about specially-tailored outings for families of children on the autism spectrum.

Help for Richmond kids with Autism, Down Syndrome, and ADHD

Early Thinkers. Future Leaders.The ThinkSmart Kids philosophy is based on the fact that the sky is the limit to what we can teach a young child. Children are naturally curious and...

Toner for Autism: Richmond mom LaTanya Edwards works for a cause

LaTanya Edwards is a Richmond mom and a woman on a mission. She’s taken her outstanding background working with autistic children to the “streets” and is partnering with Richmond businesses to help reduce their...

Making Sense of ADHD: A Workshop for Parents, Teachers and Clinicians

Commonwealth Parenting presents "Making Sense of ADHD" on May 2, 2009, 9am-1pm at St. Mary's Hospital. Featuring a panel of Richmond's leading professionals, this workshop will include:•R. Baylor Rice-Licensed Pharmacist •Colleen Kraft, M.D.-Pediatrician •Shelly J. Lane,...

Letter from a Special Needs Kid’s mom

Today has been exactly one year since my son Vershaun’s death from Adenovirus. It’s crazy because his birthday and the date of his death were both in the same week. I think that made...

Does my child need to see a speech pathologist?

It is never too soon to see a professional if you think your child is delayed in communication. Many parents consult their pediatrician first, and some pediatricians readily refer to a speech pathologist while...

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