Volume 6 Issue 3 A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC March 2019
NSSA's A Special Night for our Special Kids at Adventureland
Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism (NSSA) is hosting a night of family fun at Adventureland in Farmingdale on Tuesday, April 23 from 7:30-10:30PM. The park will be closed to the public for this event, and individuals with autism, their families and friends will have unlimited access to the park. Learn more
Technology for Children with Special Needs
For children with special needs who are nonverbal, tablets and smartphones can become lifelines. With the ability to assist with communication, certain apps allow children to express wants and needs. For families as well, mobile technology helps them to receive support and stay connected with school during hospital stays. Read more
About Inclusive Employers
For individuals with autism, finding employment can be challenging. Deciding when to disclose an autism diagnosis can be stressful, and finding an employer who embraces different needs and abilities is not always easy. Read this uplifting article from an autistic employee's perspective.
Create Your Own Family Media Calculator!
If you're having a hard time setting limits on screen time for your children, you might want to consider creating a personalized media calculator. This plan includes codes for everyday activities including sleep, meals, school, sports and screen time. It's customizable and color coded, so users can see how their time is spent. Read more.
Check Out Our Free Workshops!
Be sure to regularly check our  Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops and parent workshops. These give our providers opportunities to stay current on issues while maintaining their professional development hours. And we want to connect with families--whether in our program or not--to provide information and strategies on typical childhood topics. We hope to see you soon!
What are YOU reading?
Our list of recommended books continues with a theme of spring planting:
- The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
- Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots by Sharon Lovejoy
- My First Gardening Book by CICO Kidz
March is...
National Nutrition month, National Celery month and National Frozen Food month. These seem a bit at odds with each other, but...as long as you have some stalks before that frozen pizza, you're good!
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