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Terri Mauro
Works at About.com Guide to Parenting Children With Special Needs
Attended University of California, Santa Barbara
Lives in New Jersey
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Few kids like to write thank-you notes, but for kids with fine-motor issues, it can be a particular ordeal. These ideas make gratitude a little easier.
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Pixar's 'Inside Out' has a lot of people writing about the significance of the film's themes for kids with special needs and their families.
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Today's Site of the Day: Special-Needs Grandparenting Series from A Different Dream for My Child​http://differentdream.com/2015/07/different-dreams-special-needs-grandparenting-series-begins/  More daily sites at http://specialchildren.about.com/od/todaysnewsandviews/tp/Sites-of-the-Day-July-2015.htm
What do grandparents of kids with special needs want to learn about their unexpected role? Different Dream's special needs grandparenting provides answers.
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Great strategies for July Fourth from a pediatric OT on the latest Parenting Roundabout. Listen in!
 
On a new Round 3, +Catherine Holecko talks to pediatric OT +Meghan Corridan about strategies to help kids with sensory issues survive July Fourth. Listen at http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_Round3_070115.mp3
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Listen to our latest episode.
 
On today's Round 2, Catherine and Terri discussed road-trip entertainment and the latest episode of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' Listen in at http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_Round2_063015.mp3
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Catch up with our episodes from last week, and look forward to what we've got coming up.
 
Before our new podcasts for the week start tomorrow, catch up with the ones from this past week:
+ Round 2 on book clubs and So You Think You Can Dance, with +Catherine Holecko and +Terri Maurohttp://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_Round2_062315.mp3
+ Round 3 on letting kids watch scary stuff, with +Kathy Cecerihttp://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_Round3_062415.mp3
+ Episode 75 group chat on introverts, extroverts, and what makes us cry, http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_062615.mp3

Coming up this week: Round 2, 6/30; Round 3 with Meghan Corridan, 7/1; Round 4 with +Robert Rummel-Hudson, 7/2; group chat 7/3
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Join us for a look at kids today, and the cool tech of our own youth that nobody even recognizes now.
 
On Episode 76, we talk about the ages at which kids should meet certain social milestones and mourn the obsolete tech of our youth. Listen at http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_070315.mp3
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On a new Round 4 of the Parenting Roundabout Podcast, +Robert Rummel-Hudson talks about the movie 'Inside Out' and how it can help kids with special needs and their parents. Listen at http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingroundabout/PR_Round4_070215.mp3
Pixar's latest offering, ;Inside Out, has been drawing rave reviews from critics and moviegoers and particular ;recognition from parents of kids with special needs as a way to make abstract emotions concrete. Robert Rummel-Hudson, who blogs about special needs at Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords ;and Support for Special Needs, has seen the film, and shares his thoughts on what's great about it and how it can help you start a useful dialog wit...
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Get a calendar page for every month of 2015, each with an inspirational message for parents of kids with special needs.
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Complete our BLOOM survey by June 30, and you'll be entered in a draw to win a framed Stephimal by autistic artist Steph Coveart (above). The joy that bounces from Steph's drawings of cats and dogs—each coloured in bright, bold markers, floating on white space and with quirky facial ...
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Freelance Writer and Editor
Employment
  • About.com Guide to Parenting Children With Special Needs
    2004 - present
  • Hallmark
    1981 - 1982
  • Russ Berrie
    1988 - 1991
  • First Magazine
    1991 - 1994
  • American Express Publishing
    1994 - 2000
  • Beacon Publishing
    2001 - 2006
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New Jersey
Previously
Thousand Oaks, California - Kansas City, MO
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About.com Guide to Parenting Children With Special Needs
Introduction
Terri Mauro is the About.com Guide to Parenting Children With Special Needs and the author of 50 Ways to Support Your Child's Special Education and The Everything Parent's Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder (an update to her earlier book The Everything Parent's Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder). She podcasts several times a week on the Parenting Roundabout podcast and the Inclusive Class podcast, Her humorous website, Mothers With Attitude, was named a USA Today Hot Site and a Good Housekeeping Site of the Day. She has two terrific kids with special needs: a 25-year-old with language-based learning disabilities and an 22-year-old with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, both adopted from Russia in 1994.
Bragging rights
Survived 32 IEP meetings for two kids in 17 years of schooling.
Education
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Literature, 1977 - 1981
    College of Creative Studies
  • Thousand Oaks High School
    1973 - 1977
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Female
Other names
Terri Evens