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Everyone at JSSA – from our leadership to our volunteers – has a story to tell about the consequential work we do. Check out our blog for updates from across our departments.

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  1. Transitioning to College

    As parents start thinking about “next steps” regarding transitioning their special needs…
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  2. Building A Strong, Satisfying Marriage

    Many couples approach their wedding day with their thoughts and energy focused on choosing a…
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  3. ‘The Pain Changes Your Life’: Parents Seek Answers After Teen Suicides

    Written By: Suzanne Pollak Rabbi Adam Raskin found himself gazing out onto a sanctuary filled…
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  4. Holocaust Survivor Fund Far From $5 Million Goal

    By:  David Holzel, Senior Writer A fund to serve Holocaust survivors in Greater Washington…
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  5. How to Address “Mean Girls” Behavior

    While bullying has been the subject of many media reports and community-wide programs in…
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  6. Special Needs Children and Divorce: Working with a JSSA Child Specialist

    Author: Jamell White, Ph.D., LCSW-C, Director, Special Needs and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services…
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  7. College Bound Seniors – Leaving Home and Summer Stress

    Author: Deborah Goldstein, LCSW-C, Clinical Director This year’s graduating high school…
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  8. Talking to Children About Tragic Events

    Author: JSSA Child and Family Staff Tragic Events in the News “When I was a boy and…
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  9. How to Talk to Your Spouse About Divorce

    Author: JSSA Child and Family Staff How you tell your spouse and what you tell your spouse…
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  10. How to Address “Mean Girls” Behavior

    Author: Orly Zimmerman-Leizerov, LGSW, Social Worker While bullying has been the subject of…
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