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Kristie Cabrera-Robledo

Kristie Cabrera is an occupational therapist, urban farmer, and herbalist in training. She believes that having access to nature is a human right and specializes in helping nature spaces improve their accessibility and inclusivity. Kristie creates educational content as well as facilitates workshops on disability justice, decolonizing wellness, art, crafts, and nature. She currently works as an adjunct professor at a local university in NYC as well as a non-profit where she helps young adults with various disabilities learn how to cook and grow food.

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Sometimes, children struggle with making and/or maintaining friends because their social-emotional skills are not developed yet. Luckily, social-emotional skills can easily be learned and practiced at home. To get started, try the following activities to give your child’s social-emotional muscles a workout.
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