This issue’s “My Turn” is brought to you in the form of a list. When you’ve been tasked with writing about way-down-deep-in-your-soul beliefs that are as much a part of you as your heart, kidneys and veins in about 600 or so words, perhaps it is best to communicate these …Read More »
Redefining ‘Special Needs’: Does This Often-Used Term Serve, Strengthen and Stimulate Connection?
Humans are perpetually learning. Research indicates that people aren’t limited by the amount of information they can remember. According to the ed-tech startup Synap.ac, “a lot of evidence (exists) to suggest we are more likely to remember something if we make an active effort to understand it and if we …Read More »
Nurturing Children’s Love for Theater
I was spoiled growing up, at least when it came to experiencing theater. My grandparents lived in New York City, a short car or bus ride away from magical Broadway. Walking on the busy city streets and witnessing the sparkling lights and enormous skyscrapers were tremendously theatrical experiences in and …Read More »
Hannah Downin, Meredith Gusman Named Best Nurses in Frederick’s Child Readers’ Choice Awards
They’re humble, selfless, brave, inspiring and inspired. They’ve acclimated to situations that many have only read about on their electronic devices. They’ve gone to any and all lengths to attend to their patient’s needs. These words are only a few descriptors for Meredith Gusman and Hannah Downin, two nurses who …Read More »