Garden Column: Things to plant and what to do in your landscape in June
June marks the beginning of hurricane season for the Sunshine State, so make it a point to get out and tidy up the landscape in preparation.Remove or have
How to Make Rick Bayless' Rice Cooker Risotto
Chef Rick Bayless amps up this classic dish with a risotto technique, Mexican flavors and—bonus—makes it in a rice cooker for a super quick, super tasty weeknight meal.
American Airlines' CEO Was Asked a Brutally Direct Question About the Airline's Problems. His...
Some leaders find it hard to learn that their customers really do matter.
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Hampstead home goes up in flames 2 weeks before family planned to move in
Shawn Raposa and his wife had planned to move into their dream home in two weeks, but a raging fire struck Thursday night at 4 Orcutt Drive.
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
How to Recycle Furniture
Did you know you can recycle furniture? Search for a location near you using the recycling search found at the end of this article.
Autism Schools and Education Facilities
As we all know, no two children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder are alike. Experts agree, children with autism learn differently and have a wide range of developmental and educational needs. Unfortunately, teachers and support staff are often unfamiliar with the special needs of kids diagnosed with autism and struggle to teach them effectively. And, …
What's Right With Our Schools: Pinson Elementary get innovative art lessons
Students at Pinson Elementary love their art teacher, and they're not alone.
TURNER: Why Was NAHF Gala Kicked Out of Air Force Museum?
Congressman Turner sent a letter to Bill Harris, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the NAHF, addressing an additional letter brought to Congressman Turner’s attention detailing the NAHF’s breach of contract. Congressman Turner’s letter states: