6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

(BPT) – For kids who live with allergies and asthma, back-to-school can spell trouble with symptoms. Late summer/early fall is the height of ragweed season. When you add in exposure to environmental factors found in school classrooms, playing fields and eating areas, you have the perfect recipe

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The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

Many children are introduced to music instruction at school. After being introduced to band, chorus and various instruments, students may be eager to explore music. Young students are often introduced to the recorder or ukulele in the early grades and then given the opportunity to join primary

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Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

(StatePoint) Thirty-two million Americans are now living with food allergies, according to new data published by The Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open and Pediatrics. This equates to roughly one in 10 adults and one in 13 children (or about two in every classroom). What’s

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5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

(StatePoint) New technologies being introduced into the classroom are making learning easy, fun, and engaging, and are transforming education in the following ways: 1. Virtual Reality. More educators are turning to VR to provide immersive experiences for students and bring the curriculum to life. Whether it’s to

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Is Your Child’s Physical Development on Track?

Is Your Child's Physical Development on Track?

(StatePoint) All children develop at their own pace. Sometimes however, a child may not do certain activities that other children the same age are doing — like sitting without support, rolling over, walking or other physical skills. Parents may question whether their child has a physical developmental

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What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

What Parents of Children With Disabilities Worry About Most

by Annette Pinder There are all sorts of programs available for children with developmental disabilities — from residential care and treatment, to special schools, and programs. But what happens after the age of 18 when they are no longer eligible these programs? And what happens to those

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Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Source: Upbility.net The website Upbility.net states that “when individuals have severe speech and language disabilities, augmentative and alternative communication strategies (AAC) can provide them with an opportunity to express themselves and have a voice, impacting life quality, educational access, and development of social skills and relationships.” According to the

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