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Occupational Therapy Shown to Ease Depression

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A recent study, reported by The Financial, shows that occupational therapy can reduce depression symptoms in patients with age-related macular degeneration.

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Topics: Healthcare

26 Year Old Millionaire Says People Should Skip Self-Improvement

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

During a CNBC interview earlier this year, 26-year-old millionaire Brian Wong said that people should not focus on self-improvement. On the surface, this might seem like a strange comment. After all, aren't we all working to be better people and improve ourselves?

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Topics: Self-Improvement

New App Connects Developmentally Disabled with Similar Friends

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Lasting friendships are an important part of life, but making friends can be difficult for many people. Unfortunately, it can be even harder for people who are developmentally disabled, especially those who struggle to form meaningful connections with their peers. One California man may have a solution.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

Making Speech Therapy a Rewarding Experience

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

After completing master's degrees in Speech Language Pathology, Lauren Sigona and Alexandria Daquila started working in New York City schools. According to a Staten Island paper, the two ladies soon realized speech therapy was about more than just the experience the children had during the school day.

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Topics: Healthcare

Key to Career Productivity: Ruthless Prioritization

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

For many people, the more tasks they have completed, the more they feel like their day has been productive. Unfortunately, when people focus on the number of tasks they complete rather than the importance of each task, they often start with the easiest task, and the more difficult, and often more important, tasks get procrastinated.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Four Challenges Some Special Education Students Face

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 18, 2017 10:53:06 AM

For many parents who have children in special education classrooms, their child's learning is a balancing act. While they want their child to get the support the child needs to succeed, they also want their child to be challenged. Recently, a mother of such a child shared some of the challenges she faces when it comes to her son's education.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Three Reasons You May Need Physical Therapy Services

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When people think of physical therapy, they often think of someone using the services to recover from a surgery or injury. While many people use such therapy to recover from an injury or a surgery, there are a variety of other reasons people may need the services of a physical therapist.

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Topics: Healthcare

5 Career Tips for Creating More Than You Consume

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

At times, you find that people with very modest salaries have high standards of living while people with high incomes can’t seem to live as well as they like. Why exactly does this happen? Obviously, everyone’s aim is to create more than they consume. And they’re constantly trying to achieve this aim. No one sets out to live outside their means.

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Topics: Career Advice

Ultra-Accessible Theme Park Created to Help Developmentally disabled

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

For some parents, it might seem excessive to build a large amusement park specifically targeted at making their child feel included, but that's exactly what one Texas father did for his developmentally disabled daughter. 

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Topics: Behavioral Health

A Cow Mishap and Other Reasons to Choose a Physical Therapy Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There are many reasons people choose a certain career path. Maybe a friend or family member worked in that field. Perhaps, the person has always had an interest in the subject. Maybe, the person was motivated by the salary of a specific profession. For some people, their career choice comes about because they needed the services of someone in that profession, and they want to help someone else in a similar situation.

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Topics: Healthcare

Four Tips for Creating a Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whether you are looking to get a new job or to simply connect with others in your field, creating a stellar LinkedIn summary is important. If you are unsure where to start with your LinkedIn summary, consider some of the advise offered earlier this year in a Forbes article.

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Topics: LinkedIn Resources

How Mental Health Professionals Stay Positive

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Working in Behavioral Health is certainly a niche that not all health care professionals embrace. But for those who love this challenge, it takes great strength to remain positive under the strain of working with the mental health population, since the patients feed off the emotions and the reactions of their caregivers.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

Various Speech Therapy Options to Meet Your Child's Needs

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

An estimated 5 to 8 percent of children in the United States display speech problems, which if not remedied, could lead to social and economic issues as they get older. Fortunately, speech therapy can help many of these children resolve their speech and language problems. With increases in technology, there are several options for this form of therapy.

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