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FROM T H E EDIT ORS elcom e t o t h e r esilien ce issu e of ACCESS-ABILITY. In t h is issu e, w e explor e self -r elian ce, self -advocacy, an d m en t al h ealt h . We discu ss som e of ou r lat est pr oject s in t h e ar ea of m en t al an d beh avior al h ealt h , su ch as ou r n ew par t n er sh ip w it h Con st ellat ion s Beh avior al Ser vices, ou r Regist er ed Beh avior Tech n ician t r ain in g pr ogr am , an d ou r n ew w r ap-ar ou n d pr ogr am . Wh at else h ave w e been u p t o? Nan cy an d Sar a t r aveled t o t h e ASCD con f er en ce in Bost on , w h er e w e pr esen t ed ou r post er session on dyslexia. Sar a join ed advisor y m eet in gs at Rivier Un iver sit y an d Bost on Ch ildr en?s Hospit al, an d w e ar e w or k in g h ar d t o bu ild t he f r am ew or k f or n ew pr ogr am m in g in m en t al an d beh avior al ser vices. As alw ays, you w ill f in d r egu lar colu m n s su ch as Sm all Talk , ou r book an d ar t icle of t h e m on t h , a ch ildr en?s book select ion ? t h is t im e on m in df u ln ess f r om f avor it e local au t h or Pet er Reyn olds, Th e Gen er al Welf ar e colu m n f r om Nu r se Leader Rit a Casper , an d of cou r se, Nan cy ?s Tips. Don?t f or get t o ch eck ou t ou r libr ar y of ch ildr en?s book s f eat u r in g am azin g ch ar act er s w it h dyslexia, an d ou r call f or par en t s t o assist u s w it h a n ew m en t or sh ip an d self -advocacy pr ogr am f or ch ildr en w it h lear n in g an d at t en t ion