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In the Spring 2022 edition of Connecting, we included a photo of a young girl receiving a tube feeding while lying on her back. One of our readers shared with us that conducting tube feedings in this manner increases the risk of aspiration.

Staff Spotlight: Angelica Lara

Things may have changed since Angelica Lara first started working at Raising Special Kids almost eight years ago but one of them is not her optimistic, diligent and creative approach to helping families – including her own

photo of Nilda Townsend

Staff Spotlight: Nilda Townsend

After a career full of helping children and families, Nilda Townsend credits her own children as her biggest influences. Nilda retires this summer after nine years as a Family Support Specialist at Raising Special Kids, and she will be dearly missed!

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