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OUR COVER: Bringing Home the Gold. New Jersey track and field athlete Aubrey Glenns (right) with New Mexico's Ayanna Reid. Aubrey won the gold medal in the 200M, two silver medals for the 4X100 Relay & Mini Javelin and bronze in the 100M. Her mother, Jennifer Laub, said "Words can't express how proud I and her family are of her." Photo by Jennifer Laub.

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JULY 2014 Issue

Home Improvement

INCLUSIVE AND NATURAL FREEPLAY FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS By Charles M. Schwab, Architect AIA, CAPS, CGP

A WELL-LIT PATHWAY By MaryAnn Raccosta

NON-TRADITIONAL HOME MODIFICATIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS By Lauren Agoratus, M.A.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS - 2014 USA GAMES - NEW JERSEY

THE JOY OF HIGH FIVES By Christine Redman-Waldeyer and Lynne McEniry

FEATURES

A FATHER TALKS: REACHING THE PROMISED LAND OF BETTER HEALTH, BETTER LIVES FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES By John C. McGinley; Introduction By Vanessa Ira

ON POETRY AND UNEXPECTED GIFTS By Kathy Roberson

NO PARENT LEFT BEHIND By Christine Scott

DEPARTMENTS

ANCORA IMPARO: NO SHIRT, NO SHOES, NO BEHAVIOR NO SERVICE By Rick Rader, MD

NEW PRODUCTS

FROM THE COACH'S CORNER: HOW TO PRACTICE By Tom Curry

MASSMUTUAL SPECIAL CARE: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND FINANCIAL STRATEGIES

WHAT'S HAPPENING

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: LIVING IN THE RIGHT STATE FOR A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY By H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PHD, Kristin Compton, DMD, Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MSCH, DHL (Hon

LIVING WITH A DISABILITY: SPECIAL OLYMPICS: SPECIAL IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE By Jerry Levinson

GENETIC ALLIANCE: TRAVELING TO THE COSTELLO SYNDROME FAMILY FORUM WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS TODDLER By Angel Thomas

ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT: ABLEKIDS FOUNDATION By Joan B. Burleigh, PH.D., Kara J. Gould, PH.D., and Megan E. Locke, AU.D.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

MILITARY SECTION

CONNECTING PEOPLE WITH SPINAL CORD INJURIES By Stephanie D. Lollino

MILITARY LIFE: SELF-CARE FOR THE CAREGIVER

PUZZLES & CAMO

A NEW MOVE MEANS NEW CHALLENGES By Shelly L. Huhtanen