Since the autism diagnosis was first introduced* by Dr. Leo Kanner in 1943, the deficit-based model has been used to identify what people on the autism spectrum have difficulty with and how they are different from their “typical” peers. Today we understand that autism is a spectrum disorder, and the effects of the disability and the challenges and strengths it brings […]
Happy Thanksgiving from Girl AGain
Thanksgiving is the holiday where not only do Americans celebrate the Pilgrims’ arrival but also celebrate with family and friends as a whole. When we talk about Thanksgiving we remember the history of how the Pilgrims arrived at the ‘New World’ on the Mayflower, and how long of a dreadful journey it was for them. […]
Girl AGain on Westchester News!
Girl AGain boutique was selected by News 12 as one of the “destinations to visit” in Westchester! Thanks to Nikita Ramos and Westchester News for the interview, and for promoting our mission to help young women with autism and other learning-related disabilities to develop job skills so they can become more independent. Click here to […]
Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Month with Josefina!
Hola! Como están, new and existing customers to Girl Again! I heard that September is Hispanic Heritage month and I have mucha información to tell you about Girl Again’s first Latina historic doll called Josefina. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed between September 15th and October 15th, to commemorate the independence of some Latin American countries, […]
Don’t Miss Out on our Animal Sale!
Don’t Miss Out on our Animal Sale! By trainees Mara, Izzie and Sarah Guess what? For the Animal Sale happening this week at Girl Again, the trainees made 50 surprise bags for customers who purchase a discounted animal sold during the sale. Getting ready for the sale took work. Some trainees thought it was challenging […]