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  1. Who Will Speak for You: Advance Care Planning and COVID-19

    These are unprecedented times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, having an accessible health care…
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  2. JSSA Service Delivery Status

    As the health and safety of our clients and staff continue to be our main priority, we are…
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  3. JSSA’s Response to the Coronavirus

    As we keep a close watch on the news and government announcements regarding the coronavirus…
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  4. Discussing Alarming Current Events with Your Children

    When frightening events occur, children need guidance and support as they try to process what…
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  5. Collaborative Care Program

    Less than half of parents who have adult children with intellectual and developmental…
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  6. Candi Kaplan: Giving to JSSA with an eye toward the future

    Through her many personal and professional pursuits over the years, Candi Kaplan has…
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    JSSA Legacy Donor Candi Kaplan
  7. 6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child’s Use of Electronics

    Summer often means less daily structure and more screen time. While research has found…
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    6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child's Use of Electronics
  8. Deborah Peeples Joins JSSA as Chief Development & External Affairs Officer

    We are pleased to introduce Deborah Peeples as JSSA’s new chief development and external…
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    Deborah Peeples joins JSSA in Rockville, MD
  9. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Yes, it’s only February, but parents of preschoolers are already thinking about…
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    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool
  10. JSSA Mental Health Clinician: Talk to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

    Following the suicides at the end of last year of two local teens, Heidi Cohen, LCSW-C,…
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    Why parents need to talk to their kids about depression and suicide