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How to Make the Workplace More Inclusive

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Feb, 2020

How to Make the Workplace More Inclusive

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New employees, especially employees with disabilities, sometimes need a boost learning the ropes on a new jobsite, especially when it’s their first job. When employees enter the workforce, they may find it hard to mix in with a variety of ages and personalities in the workplace; if they don’t fit in, they can get set up by the

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Can Food Allergies Affect Behavior and Quality of Life?

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Jun, 2013

Can Food Allergies Affect Behavior and Quality of Life?

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At the grocery store the other day, I picked up a copy of an interesting magazine, Autism File, geared toward families. The focus of this issue (April-May 2012) was the Autism-Allergy overlap and other nutritional information.In one article, I learned about salicylates, a substance naturally found in plants but particularly in fruits. For some people, salicylates cause red

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Transition to Independent Living: What Happens After High School?

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May, 2013

Transition to Independent Living: What Happens After High School?

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Individuals with disabilities go through many transitions in their school career as they progress through elementary, middle school and high school. At each stage, teams discuss how to make the transition as smooth as possible. What is expected at the next level? Will teachers understand his or her needs? How can we make it less stressful?Even more worrisome

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