The Art of Growth

The Art of Growth

This is an experience that taught me how to be patient, understanding, thoughtful and most importantly how to let go.  Working with special needs children changed the way. connect to the world and mainly to the people around me.  I learned how to soften my hand and...
I Write, Therefore I Exist

I Write, Therefore I Exist

I was assigned with a bright ASD student that never ceases to make you feel warmer and happier after having a conversation with him. I taught him for exactly a year which ended up to be one of the greatest developmental periods of my entire life. By circumstance, I am...

A Personal Journey of Gratitude

First, let me start by thanking Gain Contact for letting me be part of this journey in my life.  It’s quite interesting how much I have learned from this cozy family atmosphere.  When I first started working at Gain Contact, I didn’t have much knowledge...
The Power of Sports

The Power of Sports

Do you think sports is for my child?  A parent recently asked. Is it for everyone?  It is not a luxury for the few but a necessity for everyone.  Sports can keep us healthy, put us in a good mood and give us a chance to meet other like-minded individuals.  People with...
What is a Learning Disability?

What is a Learning Disability?

A Learning disability, (sometimes called a learning disorder or learning difficulty), is a classification encompassing several disorders in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor or factors.  These unknown...
My Kid is Fine!

My Kid is Fine!

It is probably a parent’s worst nightmare to find out that one of their children has a learning disability or disorder. Affecting a broad range of academic and functional skills, learning disorders include the inability to adequately speak, listen, read, write, spell,...