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School Nurse Corner: USDA Dictates Final Rules on Smart Snacks in School Program

[Article and Image Source:  Education News.org] A USDA has announced to all US schools that unhealthy snacks for students must be eliminated in the 2016-2017 academic year, a move that completes the Smart Snacks in School program which began in … Continue reading


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Background Noise May Hinder Toddler’s Ability to Learn Words

[Article and Image Source:  Medical X-Press] The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information … Continue reading


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“Speechless” Starring Minnie Driver Starts Wednesday, Sept. 21 8:30 PM

Editor’s Note:  How exciting!  From the looks of this trailer, this has promise!! [Source: ABC] Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver, About A Boy, The Riches, Good Will Hunting) is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband … Continue reading


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Pokemon Go Sparks ‘Miracle’ Transformation in Boy with Autism

[Source:  The Today Show] The “Pokemon Go” craze has been linked to car crashes, grim discoveries and even reports of people falling off a cliff. But the wildly popular mobile game has also led to a beautiful awakening in a … Continue reading


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Majority of States Missing the Mark in Special Ed

[Source: Disability Scoop] Federal education officials are calling out more than half of states for failing to meet their obligations under the nation’s special education law. The U.S. Department of Education determined that just 24 states qualified at the “meets … Continue reading


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