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Making Sense of the Senses: The Ins and Outs of Sensory Processing Disorder

C.B. Gavant

At 4 p.m., Shimmy* looks like any other cheder kid. His blue eyes sparkle with mischief as he whizzes past on his bike. Just 2 hours later, you’ll see a different picture. As Shimmy’s mother serves supper Shimmy turns away at just about everything his mother offers. Tonight, Shimmy is not at the table at all. He’s in his bed, hiding under the covers. He will probably remain there for several hours; or at least until the antibiotics kick in. Shimmy is not spoiled or crazy. He has sensory processing disorder

 

Fifty is For Growth!

Libi Astaire

life expectancy in the United States was approximately fifty years of age. Today reaching fifty means reaching a new stage of life: marrying off the kids, confronting empty nest syndrome, and, sometimes, empty bank account syndrome. In other words, it’s a time of new challenges and, as Family First recently found out, new opportunities for growth.

 

Sensible Sari

Bracha Rosman

How long can a women wait for rainy day?



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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids