A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC
Volume 5 Issue 10 November 2018
Thanksgiving Survival Tips
 For many people, Thanksgiving is all about the colors, the aromas and the crowded family get-togethers. For children with autism, however, those very things can create challenges and overwhelm them during this holiday. For some tips on how to prepare for this holiday, take a look at this article.
Change Your Batteries When You Change the Clocks!
Have you changed your smoke and CO alarm batteries? A good rule of thumb is change them twice yearly--each time we change the clocks. Be sure your family is protected and stay safe. Read more here.
Are You Washing Your Hands Properly?
Kids are back in school, and cold and flu season is approaching. Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent illness, but are you doing it properly? Read our latest blog post to learn more here.
Do You Love a Parade?
If the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the highlights of your Thanksgiving celebration, be sure to click here for all the inside info . You'll find info on the float lineup and the parade route, in addition to lots of fun facts and a look behind the scenes!
Attend a Free Workshop!
Be sure to regularly check our  Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops and free parent workshops. These give our providers opportunities to stay current on issues while maintaining their professional development hours. And we are looking to connect in more ways with families--whether in our program or not--to provide information and strategies on typical childhood topics. We hope to see you soon!
Connect With MKSA on Social Media
If you're on social media, we hope you'll join us and  like MKSA on Facebook follow MKSA on Instagram , and  follow us on Twitter .  We're enjoying connecting with families and friends; see you soon!

Reading Recommendations
We continue our list of recommended books. This month's topic is Thanksgiving:
 - Thanksgiving is For Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland and Sonja Lamut
- Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving by James Dean and Kimberly Dean
- Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano

Did You Know?
November is  Child Safety Protection Month , National Novel Writing Month and National Sleep Comfort Month. After you check your home and car for child safety, start that book you've wanted to write...and then have a good night's sleep! Have fun!
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