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Parents of Disabled Children

Jan 30 -Feb 4 Newsletter

Practice Calming Down When your child is upset do you say “Calm Down”? If you are anything like me, then you probably find yourself saying it, more often than you would like to admit. The problem with that statement is, for it to work,  you then must be sure your child knows how to calm down. […]

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January 22 – 28 Newsletter

Mindfulness is good for our kids. There is an emerging body of research that indicates mindfulness can help children improve their abilities to pay attention, calm down when they are upset and to make better decisions. In short, it helps with emotional regulation and cognitive focus. So how can we teach these important skills to […]

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January 15 – 21 Newsletter

One of the foundations of our work is looking at emotional regulation. To help make the abstract world of feelings more concrete we use “The Zones of Regulation” developed by Lisa Kuppers. We describe emotions using 4 color zones. Jan 15-20

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Newsletter for November 28 – December 3, 2016

ENHANCING AND PRACTICING EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING SKILLS Executive function and self regulation skills provide critical supports for learning and development. They allow us to retain and work with information in our brains, focus our attention, filter distractions, and switch mental gears. Weekly Newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter November 21 – 26

Last week we discussed problem solving and all the steps involved in solving those problems.  This week I wanted to talk about strategies to work on those steps. November-21-26 Newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter: October 24-October 29, 2016

NEW TO BRIDGES!!! Bridges Consulting is pleased to share that we have hired Wendy Smyth as our new Family Liaison. Wendy’s role will involve coordinating family information nights, and connecting with families to make sure that the supports and services are working well. Wendy brings a wealth of knowledge, both professionally and personally to this […]

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group June 13-19, 2016

Hello all, here is this week’s newsletter for the social skills groups. Enjoy! June 13 to June 19, 2016 bridges weekly newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group June 6-12, 2016

Hello all, Here is the link to the newsletter for the week of June the 6th. Enjoy June 6 to June 12, 2016 bridges weekly newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group May 30-June 4, 2016

Hello all, Please find the newsletter for the first week of June linked below. Cheers May 30 to June 5, 2016 bridges weekly newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group May 23-29, 2016

Hello all, Here is this week’s social skills group newsletter, on time this week! Also, below the newsletter is a link to out summer program flyer for those that have not yet signed up. Cheers! May 23 – 29 2016 bridges weekly newsletter Summer-2016-brochure

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