EDUCATION

myFace Adult Support Group to Launch a Podcast Series

Dina Zuckerberg, myFace Director of Family Programs, is working closely with members of the Adult Support Group to create and launch a unique Podcast Series in 2021. This series will inform and educate the general public about craniofacial differences and address the issues those with facial differences deal with as

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Ask The Expert: Patricia Chibbaro

Patricia Chibbaro, RN, MS, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner myFace Center for Craniofacial Care at NYU Langone Health, New York, NY., sat down with us to answer some important questions about choosing a craniofacial care team, when to choose your team, how important the psychosocial aspects of the team are and

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Craniofacial Introduction Letter to a new school

The more education and knowledge we impart, the more understanding and compassion we can achieve for those with differences. The following letter, written by myFace Star, Kiran‘s mom, is a must read. It introduces Kiran, who was born with Goldenhar Syndrome, to his new schoolmates, encouraging candor and dialogue. Moving to the area

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Self Care for Caregivers workshop

By: Rosemarie Barbalace, Social Work Intern, NYU Langone Health Self care refers to any activities and practices that we engage in on a regular basis to reduce stress, maintain, and enhance our health and well-being. Self care can be any intentional actions that you take to care for your own physical,

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Staring isn’t staring if you smile

When I first started working at myFace, one of the things I was most afraid of was hurting someone’s feelings. I had no experience with craniofacial difference prior to working here, and I know going in that I was going to be meeting new people, people who looked very different

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Live Illustration: R.J. Palacio

The children's book author R.J. Palacio is out with a new picture book about Auggie, the boy who helped launch a worldwide movement for kids to choose kindness. She's here to draw and talk about Auggie and his world. Leave your questions in the comments, and The Times' Maria Russo will ask some.

Posted by The New York Times Books on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

R.J Palacio’s next chapter: We’re all Wonders

R.J. Palacio extends the ever-important message of kindness, tolerance, and empathy to younger children through Auggie’s voice. The night of Palacio’s book party for her 5 Year Anniversary of Wonder and the release of her new children’s picture book, We’re All Wonders, was exhilarating. The event venue was decorated with the the internationally beloved novel, Wonder, the treasured collection of companion stories, Auggie & Me, and the inspirational 365 Days of Wonder.

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National Mentoring Month: Building Confidence for Craniofacial Patients

Adolescence is a tough path for anyone, but for someone with the added complication of a craniofacial difference, it can be a minefield. Many people find solace in their hobbies, their family, their friends, and if they are lucky, a mentor. The relationship between mentor and mentee is a unique and special one, and for some children and teens, having a mentor can make all the difference in the world. As #NationalMentoringMonth comes to a close, read our latest blog featuring myFaceStar Kyle and his mentor Brian Kriftcher, of the organization the Stamford Peace Youth Foundation.

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