Installment #4: #SelfAdvocacySunday

Guest Blogger: Gina Viruso, LSW I Like Myself! Besides being able to identify different emotions that lead to the development of skills to be able to self-advocate, it is important that children have an understanding of who they are.  I strongly believe that without...

Installment #3: #SelfAdvocacySunday

Holidays mean one thing for parents–Lots of togetherness with their children!  Let’s use it to continue working on IDENTIFYING EMOTIONS.     Routines are going to be shifted…there might be longer-than-normal days…you will probably be seeing family and friends...

Installment 2: #SelfAdvocacySunday

  Last week we posted about #SelfAdvocacy skills for preschool and early elementary school children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  This week, it is much of the same, but with more complexity.    Remember, The first step in #SelfAdvocacy is Self-Awareness; being...

Part 1: #SelfAdvocacySunday

Today starts #SelfAdvocacySunday.  Each week we will bring you another installation about increasing your child or student’s self-advocacy skills because YOU, the parent, are the best resource to teach these skills. What is self-advocacy?     Much of what people with...

Bully to Bullying-Part 2

Part 2: So what can we do to help our children? If you suspect bullying is happening at school, first talk to your child. Ask them about the experience and what is happening. Find out if they have reported the behavior to anyone at school and, if so, what their...