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2014-07-04 23:03:37

HMSystems is moving to a new address. The old address was PO Box 833 Oceanside, CA 92049 and the new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 HMSystems is moving to a new address in San Diego. July 2014 is bringing big changes to HMSystems. The new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. Health Management (HM) Systems provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology services for all ages. Our company...

2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

2014-06-28 14:41:10

AERA First-grade teachers in the United States may need to change their instructional practices if they are to raise the mathematics achievement of students with mathematics difficulties (MD), according to new research published online today in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. VIDEO: Co-author Paul L. Morgan discusses key findings “Which Instructional Practices Most Help First-Grade Students with...

2014-06-26 23:16:05

A Special Needs Plan comments on a study that was completed by researchers from the London School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania that states the lifetime cost of care for an individual with Autism is over $2 million. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 “This new study published by Jama Pediatrics on June 9th, 2014, combined with the increased prevalence of Autism, drives home the importance of Special Needs Planning. When we think of needing over $2 million dollars to...

2014-06-25 04:21:07

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum for continued professional training and education now available through Minnesota state agencies for direct care professionals Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that the State of Minnesota will provide new online curricula from Elsevier DirectCourse...

2014-06-23 23:01:07

Dr. Mata Katalenas interviewed Round Rock psychologist Dr. Anna Masbad for a more in depth understanding of learning disabilities in children to offer education and hope to parents. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 In a recent interview for WebTalk Radio, Austin pediatrician Dr. Marta Katalenas and Dr. Anna Masbad, a psychologist and Founder of Vesper’s Psychological Services, discuss the issues facing parents of children with learning disorders. Some families that are patients of Dr....

2014-06-19 23:10:07

Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program, a music-based listening therapy, is now available in the elder care market through Genesis. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program® is a safe,...

2014-06-17 23:16:35

A Special Needs Plan Founder and Chartered Special Needs Consultant, Ryan Platt, explains, “Many families struggle to fund the cost of their child’s lifetime needs, which is why it is imperative families understand the human services and government benefit world so that they can maximize those programs. Families then need to coordinate these benefit programs with a well-thought out and detailed Special Needs Plan of their own so as to build a proper framework that can provide the best...

2014-06-12 23:04:25

Touchdown Communities offers safe and secure living and work environments, programs to foster ongoing growth and relationships, and sustainable and lasting options for home and work. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Adults with autism and related developmental disorders will soon have a place to live, work, and socialize. Touchdown Communities (TDC), the brainchild of Moorestown’s Tim Downes, is in the process of purchasing a site for development in Burlington, N.J. at the...

2014-06-06 23:09:17

Founder of A Special Needs Plan, Ryan Platt teams up with parent/host Keith Caldwell of failuretoplan.com in a special needs planning topic education series designed specifically for parents and caregivers of a loved one with special needs. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Unleash L.I.F.E. - Lasting Independence For Everyone education series consists of 20 minute special needs planning topic presentations beginning Friday, June 13th at 12 p.m., and continues every other week at 12...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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