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Figuring Myself Out: Overcoming Bullies and Obstacles Alike

2014-05-06 07:24
Figuring Myself Out: Overcoming Bullies and Obstacles Alike

I was once told that everyone has been bullied and that it didn't matter what happened at the moment; it is important to look to the future. I didn't understand this. I didn't understand why I was so different; why what I loved inspired indifference or disgust in others; why I wouldn't care less about celebrities and fashion when every other female in the class was absolutely addicted. I couldn't understand why I preferred to retreat into my own world, why I wove stories in my own mind, why my thoughts raced at 1000 miles an hour. I did not know myself, and thus became a perfect target for those around me.

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Exemplary Father Talks about Autism, Support and Thinking Outside the Box

2014-05-04 20:01
Dustin is a father of an autistic child

Regrettably it’s a common misconception that the fathers of children with autism all run away or that they are so disconnected from their child that they don’t know anything about autism. If you believe that misconception than this interview will blow your mind.

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These alternatives to ADHD medication may help college students gain an edge

2014-05-03 20:03
Ivy League students using stimulants to study

A new survey has found that some college students are using unprescribed stimulants for academic purposes, although there are alternatives to ADHD medication that may help improve their school performance.

Nearly one in five Ivy League college students have admitted to using medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to perform better in school, even though they haven’t been diag

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Screen-Free Days For Children Worth A Shot To Curb This Problem

2014-05-03 17:50
Preschoolers spending too much time on computer

If your young child spends a lot of time on a computer or watching TV, they may not be spending enough time on more important or age-appropriate activities.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children younger than 2 get no screen time, while older children should get a maximum of two hours a day.

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Story of Mother with Cancer, Daughter with Autism and Selfless Love

2014-05-03 15:48
Mother of an Autistic Child

Recently I was given the opportunity to do something that I’ve always wanted to do, to interview parents of children with autism. The parents I met along the road are awe inspiring. These parents are each facing different struggles, with different hopes, different fears, and vastly different stories to tell.

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