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Tagged: “children”

Not An Act Of Service….By Lori Litke

I do not blog as often as I probably should, but I usually find it hard to think of something to say unless I am feeling inspired. Well today I fell inspired.  I was talking to a friend and I had a bit of a light bulb moment for myself.  This is it…. being friends with, employing, […]

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group September 14-18, 2015

Hello to all our families, The newsletter for September 14-18 is now live. Enjoy! September 14 to 18, 2015 bridges weekly newsletter PDF

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group September 8-11, 2015

Hello all, Better late than never, our newsletter for September 8-11 is now live on the website. Thank you for your patience. Enjoy! September 8 to 11, 2015 bridges weekly newsletter PDF

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Weekly Newsletter for the Bridges Social Skills Group June 15 to June 21, 2015

Hello to our families, OK – we are back on track – we are up to date with all of our newsletters posted to our website, so you can refer back to key teaching concepts at your leisure.  We apologize for the lapse in posting; we were in the thick of moving our corporate office […]

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I Believe… by Lori Litke

I recently read an essay about the change that occurred in someone’s life because they had a person that believed in them.  The young man I was reading about has Asperger’s, and his whole world was transformed because a friend believed he could be a writer.  Because of that belief, he worked harder.  He found […]

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Newsletter for Social Skills Group – Week of April 27 – May 3, 2015

Please enjoy this week’s newsletter 🙂 The team at Bridges Consulting April 28 to May 3, 2015 newsletter PDF  

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Newsletter for Social Skills Group – Week of April 20 – 26, 2015

Hello to our families, Please enjoy this week’s newsletter update on what the kids are doing in the program.  Click on the link below to view. Enjoy! The Team at Bridges Consulting Bridges Newsletter April 20 to April 26, 2015 PDF version

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Who Knows Best?

A few years back when I was beginning to contemplate grad school, I forced to myself to take a couple classes at the University.  I did this thinking it would help me get my brain thinking like ‘that’ again; whatever ‘that’ is.   Because I was a mother and working, the sociology class “Women and Work” […]

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Building Inclusion (originally posted on LACL blog in October of 2011) authored by Lori Litke

Prior to spearheading Bridges Consutling, Lori worked for LACL as their Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network Coordinator (PLAN Coordinator).   She is also (as many of you i’m sure have noticed by now) a strong advocate for people with disabilities enjoying their right to a good inclusive life.  I am personally grateful for the belief that Lori […]

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Mom or Therapist?

Having children with disabilities can sometimes mean that you find yourself torn between being the mom you want to be and the “therapist, speech path, psychologist” that you feel you need to be.  I find myself struggling to find the balance between seeing my child for who they are and being content with that and […]

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