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Finally! It’s summer! Right?


For children who struggle with behaviors and emotions, structure, consistency and relationships equal safety. Summer can threaten the routine. And when the routine is threatened, oftentimes the behaviors and emotional struggles increase. Violence in neighborhoods may make it hard to play outside, and the cost of programs can be too much for many families. So, then what? There is hope for summer 2016! There are a ton of fun, free activities and some simple interventions that can help everyone have a successful summer.


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