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Cold Weather Decisions

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Jan, 2019

Cold Weather Decisions

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  Brrr, it’s cold outside! Does your loved one know what to do to manage weather situations? Do you find yourself reminding them of the same thing over and over? Would you like to change that? Here's how: Let’s brainstorm decisions we might make in cold weather: What to wear for different temperatures, What to do if their

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High School Graduates with Autism: What are they NOT up to?

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Jan, 2019

High School Graduates with Autism: What are they NOT up to?

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High school graduation is an exciting time with parties, college picks, and ceremonies. It can also be a source of anxiety because for many students, the future is uncertain. What about students with disabilities such as autism? K-12 Education Offers Supports Let’s back up a minute to talk about K-12 education. In public education, paraprofessional support is offered,

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Smart Steps Adds New Features

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Nov, 2017

Smart Steps Adds New Features

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It's Customizable! We have great news! Smart Steps announces the addition of several new features to the mobile app and to the web portal. Smart Steps listened to consumers and found out how you (campuses, caregivers, agencies, professionals, employers and app users) want to customize the Smart Steps Mobile app. Accessibility is important to Smart Steps, so rest

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Are Non-Academic Skills Important to be Successful?

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Nov, 2015

Are Non-Academic Skills Important to be Successful?

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I'm a co-organizer of an education meetup called #KCedu. https://www.facebook.com/kansascityedu At one of our meetings, I learned some surprising statistics. Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education, presented findings from a qualitative study based on over a thousand community and business persons across the state. Participants were asked to write about what makes a successful young adult and researchers at K-State analyzed

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Coaching Persons in Decision Making: Forgot My Lunch

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Aug, 2014

Coaching Persons in Decision Making: Forgot My Lunch

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We've all been there, right? We get to work and realize we forgot our lunch. For someone with a disability (or anyone who tends to be forgetful), this probably happens more often and it can be anxiety-provoking. It's distracting and keeps us from doing our best work. Several issues and choices come into play. Does the person have

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