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Teaching Softskills on the Job

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Mar, 2020

Teaching Softskills on the Job

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It's fun to see what types of businesses are created to support employment skills. A unique but practical idea for supported employment was created as part of a day service for adults with disabilities: The Bookworm Bookstore in Ramona, California. Softskills are Crucial for Job Success If your community has created a business as a way to provide

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Can My Young Adult Attend College?

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Mar, 2014

Can My Young Adult Attend College?

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STATISTICS INDICATE THAT A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ATTENDING COLLEGE. According to the 2010 Census, 10% of students who were identified with a disability before they graduated from high school are attending college. This includes learning disabilities, mental health, autism, intellectual disabilities, and other such as vision or hearing impairments. While students with disabilities go

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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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