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Autism and Backward Chaining

Autism and Backward Chaining I had never heard this term before…backward chaining. I read up on it and discovered it’s a useful way for parents of children with special needs to help a child learn everyday life skills. What is backward chaining? Here’s the way I understand it… Chaining is a way to teach multi-step…

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Ovarian Cancer in Older Women

Most ovarian cancers develop after a woman turns 63. This type of cancer is rare before menopause, according to the American Cancer Society. About 3 percent of all cancers in women are ovarian cancers, but some good news is that the rate of ovarian cancer has been falling since 1990. As with any type of cancer, early detection is key. If ovarian cancer is detected before the cancer spreads from the ovary, the survival rate is 93 percent, but only 20 percent of ovarian cancers are found that early.