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Holiday Issue of "Parenting Special Needs" Magazine
inside this issue...
• Be More "Present" In Your Parenting + Audio Excerise
• Pharmacogenetics - Genetic Testing for Personalized Medical Treatment
• Top 12 Gifts for 2016 from the Toy Analyzer
• Exceptional Gifts: Meet 3 Exceptionally talented artist
• Did You Know- Go To Shop Cart
• Check it out: New Products: Tiny Talker, LifeVac, Fidget Toy
• Books: Tears Of my Angel and The Power Card Strategy 2.0
• Notes from the heart: Use Joy as your GPS
• What Gift To Give Your Special Needs Child
• The IEP is Written... Now What Do I Do?
• Inclusive Holiday Activities
• HOLIDAY STRESS: 5 Ways to reduce it
• Take a Temporary Time-Out and enjoy nature's gifts
• Mom share proud moments of their child's I can attitudes
• Gift Guide from the Fitness Guy
• GFCF/Chemical Free Holiday Breakfast or Brunch
• Come Bearing Gifts - And Wearing Them Too!
• Making Cooking Fun and Educational: Festive Pretzel Salad from Chase Bailey

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It's My Turn Student Transition Training Video by Lima Fox News
Click to see a video about OCECD's It's My Turn Student Transition Training from Lima Fox News reporter.  You will also hear from a student who went through the training and Sandy Brickner, OCECD IMT Trainer.  Also pictures are above in the revolving screen.
OCECD Volume 2, Issue 1, Oct-Dec, 2016 Newsletter - Multicultural
Review this quarter's newsletter on Multicultural articles:  Key Factors in Identifying and Assessing English Language Learners with Disabilities, Culture and Acculturation, Language Acquisition Process, Nondiscriminatory Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, Norm - Referenced Assessments and Criterion - Referenced Assessments.  Click on this link for the entire newsletter!!    OCECD Volume 2 Issue 1 Oct-Dec 2016 Multicultural 
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