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Distance Learning and COVID-19: Schedule the Day

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Mar, 2020

Distance Learning and COVID-19: Schedule the Day

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COVID-19 has turned our world upside down as the world moves to distance learning. Children have a hard time understanding why they can't go to school. Teachers and parents aren't sure how to fill the day. Students need down time to self-soothe and to deal with anxiety related to the corona virus. They also need structure to ward

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Are Soft Skills Important to be Successful? Kansans Say Yes!

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Mar, 2020

Are Soft Skills Important to be Successful? Kansans Say Yes!

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Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education, presents findings in an eye-opening report based on a survey of a thousand community and business persons across Kansas. Participants were asked to write about what makes a successful young adult; researchers at K-State analyzed results. Kansans Say Non-Academic Skills Matter Most Surprisingly, academic skills were not the most important items on

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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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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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