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Mental disorders have always been a difficult situation to handle considering it’s difficult for the one’s suffering to express how they feel, what they’re thinking, and especially what they need to help them. Over many years of studying the numerous conditions that can affect mental standing, specialists have worked tirelessly to gain a better understanding of the conditions in order to find treatments.
The problem is that mental disorders, and the brain in general, are so complex that pinpointing a few factors as root problems seems almost impossible. However, that has not presented many from trying to remedy those suffering with a number of variations of therapy.
Of all the developmental disabilities that plague society, autism is one (more…)
Having a a job that provides childcare is a dream come true for a working mom. In fact, providing childcare in the workplace is the common denominator among companies who made the list of “Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers” compiled by Working Mothers magazine– over 80% of them provide on-site childcare for employees.
Unfortunately, only about 9% of companies offer employer sponsored child care programs, leaving employees of the 91% of American companies who don’t have that benefit to find their own trusted childcare, and transport their children to and from it before and after work. Arranging childcare has become so complicated that 23% of working parents depend on multiple arrangements to cover their childcare requirements while they work. If you have decided you (more…)
Parents want one thing for their children: to be able to provide them with the opportunities that make success and happiness possible. And how does schooling play into this? While many a successful child has been reared through the public school systems, with recent economic declines and increased competition in both the job market and academic sphere, times are a’changing. Because of this, it might be time to think about enrolling your child in private school.
When it comes to private schooling, it can and should start as early preschool. According to statistics, children who attend preschool are more likely to excel in subjects such a math, reading, and language. And in three separate studies, 80% of children excelled (more…)
It is every parent’s greatest wish for their children to lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. There are not many things as deflating to that dream as your child exhibiting signs of Autism. As Autism awareness grows and doctors know what to look for, the number of children being diagnosed with Autism increases daily. Now, 1 in every 50 children is diagnosed with some level of Autism. Although your child may be on a different life path than you had hoped if they are diagnosed with Autism, there are a lot of resources for children with Autism available now that give them the opportunity to lead fulfilling lives.
Autism is a neural development disorder which consists of impaired social interaction and communication, and restricted repetitive behavior. Until recently it was a relatively unknown condition that didn’t warrant much discussion, but fortunately more and more people are recognizing the seriousness, especially when it comes to dealing with autism in schools. Many children that have autism enroll in special needs schools where they specialize in working with learning disabilities. This is not always the case though as they are perfectly capable of attending traditional schooling most of the time. Here are three factors that should always be considered when dealing with autism in schools.
1.) Socially (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]