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April 18, 2013

Building a Healthy, Supportive Environment for Differently-Abled Children

Families living with a disability face some unique challenges, but in today’s world there are many opportunities for disabled children to live full, active and exciting lives. Children experience any number of disabilities including Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Downs Syndrome, Autism and more. Families dealing with these types of illnesses often need support and education in order... Read More

April 5, 2013

Peer Approval Stimulates the Adolescent Brain

Teens Take More Risks When Pressured By Peers Science Daily reports that teens’ brains are more sensitive to rewarding feedback from peers. The article posits that adolescents are more reckless than younger children, but they do have the knowledge and ability to make competent decisions about risk. The teenage brain is still developing, and research shows that teens are... Read More