April 25, 2017

An exciting new opportunity has been identified that could revolutionize the way children with autism learn emotions. Stanford University has recently developed facial recognition software that uses Google Glass, dubbed ‘autism glass’, to aid children in identifying how those around them are feeling. [...] Read More »

April 18, 2017

In 1989, Claudia Riedt saw a post card on a pin board in her high school in Heilbronn, Germany, offering the chance to be an au pair in the United States. [...] Read More »

April 12, 2017

At just 24 years old, Jennifer (Jenny) Reisdorf of Koblenz, Germany, has already interned at a kindergarten, worked as a teacher, run her own Girl Scout troop, managed a children’s camp at a zoo, lived in Australia for a year as an au pair, and volunteered with kids in a homeless shelter in Namibia. Today, she is living and working with a PROaupair host family in the U.S. as part of the U.S. Department of State’s J1 au pair program. [...] Read More »

April 07, 2017

You’ve made the decision to hire an au pair – great news! But how do you fine the right au pair? PROaupair has years of experience matching host families with professional au pairs – and we’ve got some inside tips to help you find the perfect au pair for your family. [...] Read More »

April 04, 2017

For families with children with autism, simple pleasures – like taking your child to the movie theater – can be a daunting experience. Thankfully, a unique partnership between the Autism Society of American and AMC Theatres means families with children with special needs can attend a film screening without undue worry about how their child will respond. [...] Read More »