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Making Decisions with Parent to Parent Connections

"Informed decision-making is important in many situations in our daily lives, from buying groceries to choosing a plumber, but it is particularly crucial when it comes to healthcare and the health of our children. That is why Family TIES and Parent to Parent have Parent Advisors who share their own experiences, listen, and support your needs."  "Parent Advisors take their experiences to a higher level by helping community, state, and federal agencies develop services to enhance...

Beat the Winter Blues

Studies and other publications (like the one found here in Time) have found that the middle to end of January is the time when people are the most "down." The holidays are over, we spend much more time indoors, the temperatures often drop...it's no wonder people feel so blue. Here are some ways to combat the winter blues and get your new year rolling on the right track: Get moving- Whether it's committing to that new gym...

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Internship Opportunity for Students with Special Needs

"Talented young men and women with disabilities often are denied opportunities for a strong start to their professional careers; the emerging leaders program exists to change that." - Ralph W. Shrader, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Booz Allen HamiltonThe following information is provided by the Emerging Leaders Program Web site. The Foundation staff wanted to pass along this information for those who qualify. Be sure to visit the program's Web site directly for more information...

Let your voice be heard - Rare Moments Film Project

We want your voices to be heard. The RARE Moments film project is very simple. Submit video/photo's based on the information we suggest on the website.   This will be a short film, with the end goal being to present it to Francis Collins, Steve Groft, Bill Gahl of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The Rare Moments team also hopes to send a copy to the President.   It will also be shown at...


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