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Helping Children Understand Lockdown Drills

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The world that we live in is changing each and every day. Lockdown drills are something which we may not have practiced a decade ago. With the increase in school shootings and general violence, districts have had to react. Lockdown drills are back and a reality in most schools throughout the United States. The reaction is not meant to scare children, but to prepare and protect them in the event of an emergency.

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Reaching Students in Need

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One day a child may be thriving at school – and then something suddenly happens. Teachers and other adults in schools are often faced with situations where behaviors or more change with a child and they are unsure of the cause. No matter what the cause, is it is important to reach out to all children and families to see how you can help. When a child is hurting from a traumatic event in their life, it impacts their ability to stay focused on academics.

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Utilizing Pokemon Go in Therapy

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Kids of all ages are talking about Pokemon Go. This is the perfect time to use this popular app within therapy sessions. Sometimes it helps to bring in things that students like to sessions to motivate them in different ways. While Pokemon may not be something that individual kids like, the adventure and excitement surrounding the game keeps them focused and engaged in the process. Here are some ways to work in the use of Pokemon Go in occupation, physical, and speech therapy.

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Autism Awareness Month Feature: My Son Has Autism

Autism Awareness Month is soon to wrap up. As we approach the month of May, we hope to continue spreading awareness about this often misunderstood condition. The autism spectrum is vast and it can be difficult to truly understand everyone who identifies as autistic. But understanding even just one person on the spectrum... that can be a difference-maker. That's why we set out to talk to people whose lives have been changed by autism. Today, we are interviewing Angel whose son was diagnosed with autism at age 4.

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Changes in Early Autism Education

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Schools across the country are seeing more autistic students within their classrooms. The increase in children that have a diagnosis within autism spectrum is not new, but it requires schools to focus on this growing population of their students. This also means that educators and therapists are trying to balance time to reach all of the students that need their support.

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