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News & Updates

Correction

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 …

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 …
In memoriam

In Memoriam

Today we mourn the loss of two inspiring leaders who have left an indelible mark on the community of parents raising children with disabilities. Paula Goldberg …

ADE Parent Involvement Survey

Each year, all Arizona school districts and charter schools are required to administer a Parent Involvement Survey to parents of students with IEPs.
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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 …
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What is Informal Discipline?

Informal discipline may be familiar to families with children with challenging behaviors at school.

2022 Special Day for Special Kids

The Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club is inviting families of children who have disabilities or special health care needs to the return of its annual Special …

A Message From the Director – Winter 2021

In December 2021 we say farewell to Jennifer Kupiszewski as she leaves the Raising Special Kids board of directors after many years of dedicated service …

COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids – Get the Facts

COVID-19 vaccines are FREE, safe, and effective at preventing serious illness, and hospitalization related to the COVID-19 virus. Children ages 5 and up can now …

Staff Spotlight: Chris Ames

“I’ve been struck by the number of additional responsibilities on families’ plates and how Raising Special Kids helps families work through so many different types …
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