Tag Archives: 8 February 2019

Graduation Rate For Students With Disabilities Shows Improvement

[Source:  Disability Scoop] The high school graduation rate for students with disabilities across the nation is on the rise again, new federal figures indicate. For the 2016-2017 school year, the graduation rate for those with disabilities reached 67.1 percent. That’s … Continue reading

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Changing Channels – Mindfulness for Kids

Thanks to Donna Freeman at Yoga In My School.com for this terrific video that teaches a simple mindfulness technique that empowers children to change negative emotions into positives ones by using a personal remote control and the power of their … Continue reading

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Babies Who Hear Two Languages at Home Develop Advantages in Attention

[Source:  Medical X-Press] The advantages of growing up in a bilingual home can start as early as six months of age, according to new research led by York University’s Faculty of Health. In the study, infants who are exposed to … Continue reading

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Slow Vocabulary Growth Linked to Teen Behavior and Emotional Issues

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Children whose vocabulary skills develop slowly are more likely to experience emotional and behavioral issues in adolescence, according to new research published in the journal Child Development. The research is the first to model how  children’s language development influences changes in … Continue reading

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Proms Expected To Draw Over 100,000 With Special Needs

[Source: Disability Scoop] More than 650 churches around the globe are set to welcome teens and adults with disabilities for a series of special proms all planned on a single night this month. Each of the events will feature a … Continue reading

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