This week I want to share a guest post from Jess Block Nerren. Her son has autism and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Here is her heartfelt story:Autism and pediatric cancer. Autism and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. No matter how you say those two together, it sounds tough.My son Royce, 8, with autism was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma about 60 days ago, on March 3, 2014.We went … [Read more...] about When My Child With Autism Was Diagnosed With Cancer
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The following is a guest post by Clare Levison, CPA and Author of Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Spend Less, Save More, Live Better. It is sponsored by Western International University.For working adults wondering if they should go back to school for a degree - or to upgrade their bachelor’s degree to a master’s - affordability is, today, more important than ever. “How can I afford … [Read more...] about Can You Afford a College Degree?
While many students with behavioral problems are just as academically capable as their peers, their inability to control their actions can make it difficult for them to succeed in school. By educating themselves on ways in which they can help these struggling students, teachers can more effectively meet these pupils' needs and decrease the likelihood that their behavioral … [Read more...] about Books on Teaching a Child With Behavior Problems
Research led by Leslie A. Lytle, PhD, from the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Research Institute, found that inadequate sleep amongst adolescents was related to childhood obesity. This study is one of the first studies to document an association between sleep duration and weight in adolescents, even after controlling for calorie … [Read more...] about Less Sleep May Add Up to More Pounds in Adolescents