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Homemade Slime Leaves Girl with Third-Degree Burns

[Source:  USA Today] A common ingredient in DIY slime is to blame for a Massachusetts girl’s second- and third-degree burns, according to reports. Eleven-year-old Kathleen Quinn who made DIY slime “a million times” with no problems, suddenly started crying in … Continue reading

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Will High Court Ruling Raise Expectations for Special Ed.?

[Source:  Education Week] Advocates for children with disabilities are cheering a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court as a clear win that establishes more-ambitious academic standards for special education students. Representatives for some educational groups and districts, on the … Continue reading

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Repetition May Hold Key in Aiding Children with Specific Language Impairment

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Simple repetition learning techniques could help young children struggling with language to learn vocabulary faster, according to the latest research from scientists from the UK and Germany. The study by Dr Jessica Horst of the University of … Continue reading

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Project Aims to Help School Nurses Tackle Suicide Rates

[Source:  University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center] The stats are the stuff of parents’ nightmares: suicide is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. for youths 12-18 – and New Mexico’s rates are 50 percent higher than … Continue reading

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Nike Improves Shoe Accessibility

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Nike is taking steps toward increased accessibility with a new shoe designed to make it even easier for people with disabilities to slip their feet in and out. The athletic-wear giant said this week that it’s introducing … Continue reading

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