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Special Announcement for the Flu Season

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Mar, 2020

Special Announcement for the Flu Season

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Stuck at home? Here's a thought. Social distancing, the corona virus, and seasonal flu have created disruption everywhere. Teachers and parents are talking online about how to create as much normalcy as possible by keeping a schedule. Smart Steps Mobile is here to help structure your day. To make it easy, Smart Steps offers a special free upgrade for

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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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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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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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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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