2015 Sprout Film Festival

 It’s that time of the year again! The 2015 Sprout Film Festival will be held in New York City This Saturday May 30 to Sunday, May 31 showcasing films that celebrate the “diverse lives and creativity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.”
If you are in New York City this weekend, swing by and support Sprout, you will not be disappointed!




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Mental Health Resources

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Information and Resources


Mental Health America- Toolkit
National Alliance on Mental Health
Mental Health Awareness Month- Wikipedia
Mental Health Gov. Awareness
Article- Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities- Social Work Today
NADD- An Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month



May is the month designated to provide an opportunity to raise awareness about communication issues.


Resources and Information Links

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Better Hearing and Speech Month Activity Toolkit 
What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?
American Academy of Audiology Resources
Identify the Signs of Communication Disorders Campaign
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) 
Free Printables for Better Hearing and Speech Month
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month-Mommy Speech Therapy Blog


Tuberous Sclerosis Resources

Tuberous Sclerosis is a rare disorder that impacts vital organs such as the brain, heart, kidney, lungs and skin due to the growth of benign tumors in many parts of the body.


Medical Sites

Boston Children’s Hospital

Mayo Clinic


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke



Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance