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3 Strategies to Make Special Education Possible Amidst A Crisis

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

As the current global crisis continues to bite, distance learning has become popular more than before. The reason is that most individuals are trying to adjust accordingly by making the best out of a bad situation. Special education is proving to be challenging at such a time as this since learners are currently at home as well. There is also the fact that children who rely on special education can quickly fall behind if they do not access the help they get from school.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

Is Online Physical Therapy the Solution While Social Distancing?

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Physical therapy is generally considered a very hands on type of thing. Most people would agree that it's best to go to your therapist's office and have them instruct you one-on-one so that you do your exercises correctly. This is largely because form is very important when you're doing physical therapy. Some of the movements may be such that doing them with incorrect form can actually worsen your injury.

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Topics: Healthcare

Simple Tips for Increasing Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If you go to work day after day without a plan, then wonder why you never seem to accomplish as much as you want to, your stress level is always higher than you would like, or your day seems so unorganized, maybe you need to work smarter rather than simply putting in longer hours.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Social Worker Offers Home Schooling Tips to Parents

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Due to the current crisis around the globe, many schools across the world are closed, including those in the United States. In light of these widespread school closures, the responsibility of student learning has primarily fallen on parents, especially when it comes to the education of younger children.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

How an Occupational Therapist Can Help Your Child

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 27, 2020 3:31:32 PM

Parents are frequently unfamiliar with occupational therapy when their child's school or pediatrician suggests the child could benefit from working with an occupational therapist (OT). From a therapy standpoint, occupations are the tasks of daily living. Examples of occupations in a child's life include playing, eating, dressing, writing, and toileting.

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Topics: Healthcare

Kick Starting Your Loss of Motivation

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The loss of motivation is something we all experience at some point in our lives. Although the reasons for why it happens to an individual may vary, the effects are the same.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Shooting Victim Aaron Willis Helps Others Through Social Work

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There are some experiences which change your life completely and make you into a different person than who you thought you were. If you're lucky, that experience might be a good one. If you're not, like Aaron Willis, then the experience will not be a good one.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Maintaining Your Mental Health During Social Isolation

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The social isolation that comes with quarantines and social distancing can take a heavy toll on the mind. Here are practical ways to maintain your mental health during social isolation.

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Topics: Mental Health

Top 3 Ways to Significantly Improve Your Intelligence

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Intelligence has been proven to help you make money. It also helps you interact with the world better and makes you both a more attractive friend and romantic partner. So, boosting your intelligence is one of the best self-improvement techniques available.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Law Students Aren't Seeking the Mental Health They Need

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In February 2020, Madeline Holcombe of CNN reported that New York state is considering removing mental health questions from the NY bar character and fitness evaluation. As it currently stands in NY, prospective lawyers must discuss their academic history, citations including speeding tickets, as well as their mental health and diagnosed conditions.

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Topics: Mental Health

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