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Asperger’s: Common Misconceptions + Personal Story

March 2, 2016
As·per·ger's – Most have heard of it, some don’t know how to say it, and many aren’t exactly sure what it means. Merriam-Webster defines Asperger’s syndrome as “a developmental disorder resembling autism that is characterized by impaired social interaction, restricted and...

Handling and Preventing Tantrums

March 2, 2016
New year, new you! Right? At least we all try to start off on the right foot. You may be looking to be healthier, save money, or have more patience with your children. For families of children with behavior disorders, that last one can be especially difficult. As parents, it’s important to...

Therapy Fun in the Summer Sun

March 1, 2016
If you haven’t noticed the warmer weather, afternoon rain showers, and longing for snowballs and swimming pools…WAKE UP! Summer is here and there’s lots to do! At Emerge, we don’t stop during the summer, we play right through it. Summertime gives us many fun opportunities each year to...

Presenting to Peer Non-Profits

March 29, 2015
Over the summer, our Executive Director Melissa Juneau presented at a number of local non-profit gatherings. First, she presented to Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO)'s Community Leaders Program about board service and non-profit management. Later in the summer, Melissa was...

Pediatric Feeding Difficulties

March 27, 2015
If you have a picky eater at home, we have a wonderful opportunity for you next Thursday, November 5th, at 8:30 am. This parent education session will focus on Food Selectivity and how to handle picky eaters, oral sensitivity, and other mealtime problems with your children. To introduce that...
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