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Your Questions About Living in an RV Full-Time, Answered

Brandon and Gabi's first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the …

RVs

This Mom Of A Child With Autism Realized She Was On The Spectrum Too

"My son will benefit from the therapies that were not available to me as he pursues his individual path."<p><i>April is National Autism Awareness Month. To</i> …

Autism

Reciprocal Teaching: Improving Reading Comprehension with Four Powerful Tools - BAM! Radio Network

Spring is here. The birds are chirping. The grass is growing. The weather outside is beautiful. So, what do you think teachers are doing on those be …

Innovations in School District Procurement

Three years ago, I received a call from an excited district leader who wanted to chat about student data (of all things)! He dreamt of building a …

Management

Parents Of Kids With Disabilities Shouldn't Forget Who The True Experts Are

I had failed to talk to the only people who would be best able to tell me what my daughter's experience might be like firsthand.<p>When my daughter …

Autism

Water Cooler 1/13/18 Open Thread; Things to be Thankful for: Special Olympics

I’m surprised nobody busted my chops for putting 1/6/<b>17</b> on last Saturday’s water cooler. oops<p>This is what I’d originally planned for the second half …

Student Athletes

America's Schools Are 'Profoundly Unequal,' Says U.S. Civil Rights Commission

"The federal government must take bold action to address inequitable funding in our nation's public schools."<p>So begins a list of recommendations released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent, bipartisan agency created by Congress in 1957 to investigate civil rights …

Education

Innovation in managing children with Cerebral Palsy – An Assignment from the CP Course.

As part of the successful Cerebral Palsy Course, which ran in late 2016 and is available on PP+, participants were asked to contribute to a …

This township principal says leadership and patience are key to moving kids ahead academically

<i>Chalkbeat is talking with principals across the city at schools that made some of the biggest ISTEP gains in 2017 to explore what was behind their</i> …

Teaching

'Wonder' is real life for these two families

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before age 10, Auggie Pullman never attended a mainstream school. He never sat in a classroom smelling of chalk and stale schoolbooks, listening to children's chatter echoing off the walks.<p>He never walked into a school cafeteria and had other students stare as he opened his lunch -- that …

Parenting

What Does a Director of Curriculum and Instruction Do?

Government Job Profile: Director of Curriculum and Instruction<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>Directors of curriculum and instruction oversee the educational …

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

Experimental drugs rewire brain connections in autism

New research from the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas has identified two potential new treatments for autism spectrum disorder, targeting …

Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution

I love math, but I know that I’m unusual. Math anxiety is a rampant problem across the country. Researchers now know that when people with math …

Teaching

5 Of The Best Children's Books About Disabilities And Inclusion

Did you know that more than 12% of the U.S. population has a disability? While its not always easy to explain disability to children, books have a …

How coping mechanisms allow autistic people to manage their condition

In a recent documentary, naturalist and wildlife presenter, Chris Packham, talked about having Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. It was a rare …

Autism

Inflamed Support Cells May Contribute to Some Types of Autism

Inflammation in supporting brain cells called astrocytes may contribute to neuronal dysfunction in at least some subtypes of autism spectrum disorder …

Neuroscience

Boosting Social Skills With Brain Scanning

A new study aims to use neuroimaging technology to better understand the networks behind social interactions.

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for students with disabilities

The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the Trump administration's effort to eliminate regulations it deems superfluous.<p>The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services wrote in a newsletter Friday that …

Education

A Michigan University Is Offering the First-Ever Degree in Marijuana Studies

Students at a Michigan university might have to do a double-take when they look over the school’s degree options. After all, what college lets …

Cannabis

What We Can Learn From Companies That Hire Workers With Autism

Here's what we can learn by drawing on the power of different brains.<p>I remember the first time my son spotted a mistake on the cover of a Lego catalog. He was eight, the Harry Potter sets had just debuted, and he insisted that Draco Malfoy was wearing the wrong shirt.<p>This morning, six years later, …

Autism

The Center for Universal Design - Universal Design History

Like a bean sprout that emerges only after its root is deep and strong, universal design has its beginnings in demographic, legislative, economic, …

OPINION: Pre-primary rollout further strains school system that can’t cope with special needs

<b>Editor’s note: Below are excerpted remarks made on Oct. 4 by Allison Garber, mother of an eight-year-old child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, before</b> …

Landscaping Ideas - Front Yard & Backyard - Southern Living

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

The Philips Hue LightStrip might be your new favorite thing in the world

Everyone loves Philips Hue bulbs. What’s not to love? They’re class-leaders on every level. We recently told you about a sale on everyone’s favorite …

Solar-powered cottage is a modern vineyard dream

Modern, minimal, and energy-efficient<p>Designed by Spanish firm Ramón Esteve Estudio, the eco-friendly “Cottage in the Vineyard” is a lovely example of modern architecture thoughtfully designed for its setting. The home’s clean-lined look is composed of a white concrete volume with a pitched roof, …

Top 16 Best Essential Oils for Energy (And 5 Amazing Blends)

by Up Nature August 26, 2017 0 Comments<p><i>Do you find it hard to get out of bed every morning?</i> Are there times in your day that your energy just seems …

Essential Oils

Self-contained Winnebago Revel 4×4 lets you stay wherever you can drive

If your idea of a fun time has broad themes of freedom and independence, the new Winnebago Revel 4×4 may be calling your name. Load up with water, …