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Neponset River House Aces Accreditation

Written by Marisol M., a member of Neponset River House, a Riverside Clubhouse in Norwood Clubhouse accreditation is a very important process of gaining and maintaining official recognition from Clubhouse International as a Clubhouse that uses the thirty-seven Clubhouse Standards as significant guides for daily operation and culture. The benefits of being "acc… read more >


The Ride to Independence

Written by Michelle C., a member of Neponset River House, a Riverside Clubhouse in Norwood.   I was warned. I assumed it was just an empty threat. But then I realized: Neponset  River House was serious about me becoming more independent with my transportation. This meant I would have to take the bus… At first, I put my foot down and refused, but … read more >


Managing Coronavirus Anxiety

From the Riverside Trauma Center and MindWise Innovations, a helpful flyer on managing anxiety due to the Coronavirus and how to talk to your kids about stressful events.  … read more >


Giving Telehealth a Try

Written by Joseph Shrand, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Riverside Community Care One of my patients is a boy with autism and significant speech delay.  His mom has already seen him losing some of his abilities since schools closed due to the Coronavirus.  She was reluctant to do telehealth, anxious she would not be able to use the technology.  During our sessi… read more >


“I Am Living Proof …”

In May of 2018, the Boston Globe profiled the heart wrenching and ultimately uplifting story of Roberta Biscan, Community Engagement Specialist for Riverside Community Care, and her son Connor, who was diagnosed with autism and other mental health issues. The story focused on the extreme difficulty in accurately assessing and treating these co-occurring condition… read more >