St. Rita School For The Deaf Is Celebrating 100 Years Of Educating
Beginning with only eleven students and a staff of three Sisters of Charity , a young priest, Father Henry Waldhaus , embarked on a mission which would
20 Books Featuring Diverse Characters to Inspire Connection and Empathy
San Francisco Public Library's children's book librarians recommend favorite new titles featuring diverse characters and families.
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
Why Medical Schools Are Starting to Teach Doctors How to Cook
A "culinary medicine" program has now spread to 17 medical schools in the US.
Green Meadow Teacher Gives Back with Brinley’s Bags
Green Meadow kindergarten teacher Erin Tarbox holding her daughter Brinley and surrounded by friends with Brinley’s Bags Green Meadow kindergarten teacher Erin Tarbox turned a frightening experience this past spring into a selfless gift to others Mrs. Tarbox was pregnant with her second child, but a complication forced an emergency C-section at just 30 weeks. Her daughter Brinley was successfully delivered, but weighing just under two pounds, needed to stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Peter’s Hospital for two months. It was a stressful and challenging time for Mrs. Tarbox and her husband Chris, who visited Brinley every day. After going through that experience, Mrs. Tarbox decided that she wanted to create…
Family life itself has become part of the battleground of the classes.
How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms
A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.
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…
Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is “indisso…