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Tips and Tricks for Working From Home

More and more people are choosing to work from home and this comes with advantages and disadvantages. I for one love working partly at home, but it can be difficult with kids running around and distractions that pop up on a daily basis.

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Remembering High School: My Teenage Daydream

I was a college counselor for five years, from 1999 to 2004, working with high school juniors and seniors on a daily basis. I loved the job; it was fun, the kids trusted me and confided in me, and it kept me young in a way that few other things ever could or will again.

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Ready, Set, Selfie: Should We Be Concerned About Our Kids On Social Media?

Think your child is only on Facebook and is probably aware of the dangers? Think againand again, and again, and again. Your tweens and teens are on many social media sites, and chances are its not even Facebook. Most parents know about Facebook; heck, most parents are on Facebook. What parents dont know about are the countless other social media experiences their children have on a daily basis. The myriad of bizarre …

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School Accommodations For Children With Autism (Part 2)

In my previous blog, I discussed school accommodations for children with autism. An accommodation is an extra advantage or program or strategy assigned to a specific child.When a child needs something in a school setting that is different than what the typical kids receive, thats called an Accommodation. Typically, these accommodations are discussed during a childs IEP. They are initiated on a daily basis by either an aide or a teacher. And …