How to Eat an Elephant

How to Eat an Elephant

By Hopper When people talk about autistics and the foods we eat, the go-to explanation for pickiness is sensory issues. This is a valid point but is only one element of what impacts the dietary preferences of autistic people. Yes, flavors are different for us. They can

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Social distancing and Halloween

Social distancing and Halloween

Halloween is a unique day each year when people gather together for parties, parades and of course, trick-or-treating. October 31 is a day that most children eagerly await each year because it means an opportunity to don a costume and come home with bags full of sweet

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The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The validity of the adage “necessity is the mother of invention” continues to be on full display during the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in March, people quickly had to learn to adapt to a new way of life, including an educational system that was transformed dramatically by social

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How to reduce stress in the classroom

How to reduce stress in the classroom

By Bojana Petkovic Today’s educational system in combination with the global pandemic has pushed students into feeling higher degrees of stress than ever before. And stress has many side effects, such as dry mouth, nail-biting, shaking, frequent infections, increased heartbeat, bedwetting, headaches. It affects productivity, self-esteem, judgment, focus,

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How to prepare kids to go back to school

How to prepare kids to go back to school

The end of summer can be a bittersweet time for students. While many students look forward to seeing their friends and teachers, few want to say goodbye to the relaxing days of summer. Parents know that getting their children back in the school day swing of things

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How to foster a love of music in children

How to foster a love of music in children

Music enriches people’s lives in myriad ways. Age is of no consideration when it comes to benefitting from and appreciating music, but it seems that young people in particular have a lot to gain from music education. According to the New England Board of Higher Education, various

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How parents can govern screen time

How parents can govern screen time

Technology has transformed nearly all facets of life, including education. While desks and blackboards can still be found in the classroom, technology has become more and more influential in regard to how students learn. Many teachers now employ tablets and other devices to help students better understand

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Autism and Gender

Autism and Gender

By Gee Abraham Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience. With growing evidence that autistic people are more likely to be gender-diverse than non-autistics, resources can be directed toward both autism and gender clinics to

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Try an Organic Perspective and Improve Your Children’s Health

Try an Organic Perspective and Improve Your Children’s Health

By Bojana Petkovic Parents’ biggest concern is the health and wellbeing of their children. Proper nutrition significantly influences overall health, so many parents try to install good habits on their young ones. Conventional food is often attractively wrapped and abundantly available. As tastes are concerned, it’s certainly

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