Early Intervention

Epilepsy in Communities of Color

Epilepsy is the world’s fourth most common neurological illness. Epilepsy is a neurological condition characterized by recurrent, spontaneous seizures. Abnormal electrical discharges in a group of brain cells cause seizures. Such discharges can occur in many areas of the brain. In the United States, an estimated 25,000 African Americans receive a new epilepsy diagnosis each

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Heart Health

Congenital Heart Defects

The Facts on Congenital Heart Defects Over 1.4 million children and adults in the United States currently suffer from congenital cardiac abnormalities. Present at birth, this particular heart condition is a defect or abnormality rather than a disease. Congenital heart defects (CHD) are caused by abnormal prenatal development of the heart or blood arteries close

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elder abuse

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day! It’s important to keep a close eye on your loved ones because abuse can be committed by anyone: friends, family, care staff, or strangers. It is everyone’s responsibility to take action immediately if you think any type of elder abuse is occurring.

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Developmental Disability Month

Moms In Motion/At Home Your Way strives to create opportunities for all Virginians with disabilities to be fully included in their communities and exercise control over their own lives.

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How To Navigate Disabled Adult Child Benefits

Adult children who receive Social Security benefits might obtain financial assistance through disabled adult child benefits. A person may be eligible for Social Security payments if their disabilities started before the age of 22. Because these benefits are paid on the parent’s earnings record, the SSA refers to them as “child” benefits. Each person receives

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Rare Disease Awareness: Shining a Light on the Unseen Battles

Rare Disease Day is an annual event that aims to raise awareness about rare diseases and the challenges faced by those affected. In this blog post, we will explore the history of Rare Disease Day and delve into its significance in creating a more inclusive and supportive world for individuals with rare diseases. What is

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Saving Lives One Donation at a Time

Understanding the Importance of Blood Donation and How You Can Make a Difference Blood Donor Awareness Month is an annual campaign held in January to raise awareness about the critical need for blood donations and to recognize the selfless individuals who donate their blood to save lives. This month-long observance aims to educate the public

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National Book Month for Special Needs Children​

Every October is National Book Month. The month-long celebration emphasizes the value of reading, writing, and literature.  How Reading Can Help Special Needs Children Reading aloud to young children is an excellent approach to engage them while also fostering language development and early literacy skills. When it comes to reading to special needs children, it

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