Advice: Teaching children social skills at home  Monitor

Children need to be taught social skills and parents play a very important part in helping their children develop these skills. Parents can help their children learn ...


Social Skills: Is Nextdoor the Newest Real Estate Portal? |  RisMedia.com

When Nextdoor was still making its way into the mainstream social media space, its uses in real estate were broad and vague. While it provided real estate ...


Life coach brings kids' social skills program to Y  Marco News

"It's about respect and dignity," said Huckle Wood, whose 8-week program incorporates how to greet people.


Health professional says gaming builds social skills  KETV Omaha

People play games on their phones, at work and at home. Gaming has become an intricate part of people's lives. Health professionals are saying gaming can ...


Program for children with autism to teach communication, social skills  Shawnee News Star

An early intervention program that will teach life and social skills to young children with autism is coming to Shawnee. Early Foundations, created by the ...


Academic & Social Skills Insights #39  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Q: School will be starting soon and I am concerned. My daughter feels that she has no friends and that no one in her class likes her. What steps can I take to help ...


Lexington teaches life skills, social skills and prepares entrance into workforce  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW - Lexington Life Academy welcomed parents and staff back from summer break with an open house event on Monday, Aug. 5. The Pre-K to 12 ...


How students develop leadership skills during their education?  Thrive Global

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. Leadership, as we all know, is the art of motivating, influencing and directing people to work together ...


Kinder Campers Showcase New Skills at Closing Program  St. John Source

The Kinder Camp program, under the direction of St. Thomas-St. John District Elementary Programs Coordinator Kalamis Maduro, seeks to help students ...


Millard program teaches social skills to autistic students  NTV

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Millard Public Schools District in Omaha intends to offer new programs this coming school year to enhance the social skills of students ...


People with autism and ADHD build social skills and grow food at LMB Farms  Kotatv

LMB Farms helps people with autism and ADHD build social skills while growing produce in the community garden and green houses.


Camp teaches kids about space while building social skills  Vulcan Advocate

A Space Camp was held at the Get-A-Way Youth Centre July 15-18, when 17 kids ranging in age from six to 17 learned about space.The camp was put on by ...


'Thinking for a Change' program helps offenders improve social skills  ECM Publishers

How a person responds to a traumatic experience varies. But if left unaddressed, the experience can sometimes lead to the individual engaging in destructive ...


Does your child have the right social and emotional skills to live a good life in the 21st century?  India Today

The 21st century is unlike anything we faced before. Children need to prepare for jobs that don't exist yet and possess crucial skills that will allow them to live a ...


This Is the Most In-Demand Skill of the Future  Inc.

The future of work belongs to those who possess emotional and social skills. Here's why.


How to Make Friends: Expert Tips for Building Relationships With  ADDitude

Struggling to make friends? Making and keeping friends can be tough for adults with ADHD who struggle with confidence and social skills. ADHD expert, Sandy ...


What Your Facial Features Say About You  Psychology Today

People typically gravitate toward facial cosmetic surgery as a means to improve their appearance of youthfulness and attractiveness. Research over the last few ...


Mental health: Building social skills and personal resilience  The Age

To submit a letter to The Age, email letters@theage.com.au. Please include your home address and telephone number. How sad that the worst years for ...


Why Conservatives Are Turning Against Higher Education  The Atlantic

College isn't providing an effective engine of upward mobility for most Americans.


PCORI Board approves $29 million for studies of ways to reduce suicide risk, treat type 2 diabetes  EurekAlert

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $29.3 million to fund 11 studies comparing the best ways to ...


After school programs in high demand, need more staff  WMTV

School is almost back in session, and after school programs are filling up. Wisconsin Youth Company Officials said they need to recruit more staff to meet the ...


REACH offering LEGO-based social skills camp  Delta-Optimist

This August Reach Child and Youth Development Society will offer a LEGO-based social skills camp for children who have autism from the ages of seven to 12.


Coping with diabetes: Education, encouragement and bonding exemplify annual Marco Y camp  Marco News

It's undeniable that kids waste inordinate amounts of time checking out social media on their cell phones. But if you'd dropped in at the recent annual diabetes ...


Looking for an Internship? New York Stage and Film, Marquee Merchandise & Matt Murphy Productions, Florida Studio Theatre, and Others Are Hiring  Playbill.com

Here is a selection of currently available internship opportunities around the country.


Summer hospitality jobs provide key 'social skills'  Jersey Evening Post

SEASONAL jobs in bars, restaurants and cafés provide students with essential social skills and work discipline, the head of the Island's hospitality association ...


Chester the Therapy Dog makes debut at Oscoda Area Schools  WBKB-TV

ALPENA, Mich. — An unsuspecting therapist will be doing all he can to build morale at Oscoda Area Schools. He's a 9-month-old puppy named Chester who will ...


High anxiety: School counselors are seeing a lot of it these days  Green Valley News

Recess. Minecraft. Captain Underpants. SpongeBob SquarePants. Peppa Pig.


August is the month for family meals | Local  Newsbug.info

August is Family Meals Month and families who have made the effort to schedule meals when most or all members can be present have experienced many ...


How to prevent bullying and spotting the signs  Live 5 News WCSC

As kids head back to school, their teachers are charged with a lot. Educating students, managing a safe classroom and intervening when children are being ...


Study: One-third of employers don't see how emotional intelligence is valuable to them  HR Dive

Companies that embrace emotional intelligence (EI) report higher levels of productivity and better employee engagement than those that don't, according to a ...


Ninja's book, Get Good, wants you to game better and have fun  Dot Esports

The book, out Aug. 20, balances serious gaming advice with an emphasis on mindfulness and fun.


Study: Preschoolers With TV In Bedroom More Likely To Have Weight Problems, Poor Social Skills  Study Finds

It may be tempting for parents to install a TV in their children's bedrooms as well, but a new study finds that too much time in front of a bedroom TV can lead to a ...


Beat back-to-school stress  The Sheridan Press

Courtesy photo — Metro Creative Connection | Students who are stressed before school begins are encouraged to visit their schools early, bringing their parents ...


District 214 Announces Lacrosse Program For 2021  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Township High School District 214, which includes Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Hersey, Prospect, Rolling Meadows and Wheeling high schools in the Northwest ...


Teens moved from Geneva YRTC to Kearney KRTC due to unsafe living conditions  KSNB Local 4

Kearney, Neb. (KSNB) - Complaints of unlivable conditions forced four female teens to flee the YRTC in Geneva. Currently all of the teens from the Geneva ...


We Have Ruined Childhood  The New York Times

For youngsters these days, an hour of free play is like a drop of water in the desert. Of course they're miserable.


Teachers see benefirts to social and emotional learning  The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered ...


How Can Schools Help Kids With Anxiety? | MindShift  KQED

Anxiety is running rampant in high schools around the country, both rich and poor. It makes it hard for students to learn and to deal with life. Hear from.


Organization uses horses as alternative therapy  KEYC

At Fusion Life and Leadership, they're teaching much more than how to harness and trot.


Is Your Collaboration Software Enhancing Productivity?  Business.com

With services like Skype, Slack, Yammer, and Teams nearing ubiquity in offices across the world, a conversation in the workplace is only ever a hastily typed ...


Social Emotional Learning for Younger Students  WCAI

Growing up isn't easy. Many of us many have memories of feeling scared, lonely or being ridiculed as school aged children. We have an increasing awareness.


Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Joins Growing Special Olympics Florida Board of Directors  GlobeNewswire

Longtime Special Olympics Florida advocate continues her *service* to the organization alongside other Central Florida business leaders.


Schools, parents help navigate tech time  The Sheridan Press

Matthew Gaston — The Sheridan Press | Fifth-graders at Highland Park Elementary prepare to do an assignment on laptops provided by the school Monday, ...


Adolph Graciale named new athletic director at Lynn Tech - Itemlive  Daily Item

Adolph Graciale was named Tech's new athletic director in June. He spent two years as assistant athletic director and was the interim athletic director from ...


Kindergarten Campers Showcase New Skills At Closing Program -  VI Consortium

ST. THOMAS — Starting school can be scary and exciting at the same time for children entering kindergarten, but the Virgin Islands Department of Education's ...


LOOP NOLA takes education outdoors with nature-based education programs  The Advocate

While defying the notion that New Orleans is not an outdoorsy city, local nonprofit LOOP NOLA is helping youth from low-income families gain confidence and ...


State reports progress in corrections staffing crisis, but concerns remain  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas corrections officials report progress in fixing a staffing crisis that prompted Gov. Laura Kelly to declare an emergency for one ...


In Lehigh Valley girl, Miss Amazing has its first queen from Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning Call

A 10 year-old from Orefield was crowned the Preteen Queen at the Miss Amazing Summit, a gathering of young women from throughout the country with special ...


MLS Fans Can Vote for Players During Skills Competition  SportTechie

Tuesday night's Major League Soccer All-Star Skills Competition will integrate fan voting and live stream globally on Twitch and Twitter.


Kentucky ranks 10th in the nation for early childhood education  The Owensboro Times

Kentucky has one of the top 10 best early education systems in America. According to a recent study by WalltHub, the Commonwealth had the most resource ...


Culver's to support Special Olympics with 'ButterBurgers & Badges' benefit Aug. 29  Chicago Daily Herald

Culver's restaurants throughout Northern Illinois are partnering with Special Olympics Illinois this August for several in-store activities -- most notably the fifth ...


Who Let The Dogs Out? Paw Patrol Live Coming To Amarillo!  mix941kmxj.com

The popular children's show is coming to Amarillo with Paw Patrol Live!


Why People React Differently to Stress  Thrive Global

Imagine the following situation. You've been waiting in line for your morning beverage for nearly 20 minutes. At this rate, you are going to be late for an important ...


First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon partners with Girls on the Run  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Life Time, organizers of the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon | Relay | 10K | 5K recently established a partnership with Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay ...


Screen or Stream: Where'd You Go, Bernadette  Petoskey News-Review

I saw the preview to “Where'd You Go, Bernadette?” last week. On the way out of the theater, the poster caught my eye. “A mysterious comedy from the director of ...


Virgin Mobile's new tariff will give you a discount for every person in your family  Mirror Online

Joining forces with your loved ones could save you a few quid.


Wilton Food Truck Festival draws a huge crowd  Milford Mirror

Hundreds of people turned out for the 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival on Saturday at Miller-Driscoll School. The event benefits the Trackside Teen Center on ...


Social Sensory Architecture for Children with Autism  ArchDaily

U-M architect and an associate professor at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Sean Ahlquist with MSU...


Inside the Grammy Museum's Latest Music Preservation Initiatives  Billboard

The Recording Academy's Grammy Museum in Los Angeles has awarded $7.5 million in grants to more than 400 recipients since 2008. Museum president ...


CHRIS COLLETT: Owens kids a fine example of good parenting, schooling  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

In my opinion, one of the toughest jobs in the world is raising kids. There is no handbook that tells us how to do it.


A Matter of Perspective: A fire within  Seacoastonline.com

Chelsea Brown had been swimming competitively since she was 8 years old so perhaps it wasn't an especially important meet for her. But her parents, Gail and ...


Marxist IQ: Capitalist ideology's critique of socialism  Communist Party USA

As more people become interested in socialism and Marxism in the U.S. the attacks on both by establishment politicians, parties and media grows substantially, ...


Emotional Intelligence: A New Skill to be Added at the Workplaces  Entrepreneur

Emotional Intelligence is the most valued attribute for leadership. An organization can strengthen its culture and other crucial values by building a higher level of ...


12 of the biggest challenges people with disabilities face when pursuing an office job  INSIDER

Many people who have disabilities can face a variety of challenges when job hunting, going on interviews, and working an office job. To get a more in-depth look ...


Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month  Idaho Press-Tribune

Summer is coming to an end and kids are getting ready to head back to school. With that natural change, it's a great way to inspire a *fresh* start with.


Legal professionals name top impacts ahead for the sector  Law Times

Kennedys has appointed its first global managing partner… Dentons partner will focus on mindfulness for wellbeing…


Volleyball looking to replicate recent success  The Poly Post

The volleyball team celebrating last season after defeating Azusa Pacific University in the NCAA West Region Quarterfinal. (Courtesy of CPP Athletic ...


Report: One-.fifth of ninth-graders in Finland lonely  YLE News

Research study finds that loneliness creates anxiety, affects sleeping patterns, and is more common in girls than boys.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to Richmond  Augusta Free Press

Daniel Tiger and all his friends are hopping back aboard Trolley for Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day.


New Rules For Effective Leadership  CEOWORLD magazine

Where business leadership is concerned, all roads lead to engagement — or at least should. Coaxing employees down that path is critical, the key to unlocking ...


Social Shots: Outrageous Nicolas Pepe skills; Gabriel Jesus fumes at VAR  Teamtalk.com

Nicolas Pepe sends Ben Mee for a hot-dog, Gabriel Jesus labels VAR 'sh**', while there's some big-ears banter between Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker - all in ...


Rock IT aims to improve social skills in IT sector  English Hamburg News

The Hamburg-based start-up Rock IT aims to enhance specialist and social skills during master classes held in a virtual classroom and by setting up an ...


South Bend Civic Theatre Redefines “Community†In Community Theatre Education  Broadway World

South Bend Civic Theatre is constantly evolving in order to find new and dynamic ways to engage EVERY member of our community. Our growing education ...


Free basketball group bringing old-fashioned approach to a new generation  Wicked Local

Earlier this year, Arlington resident Alan Hassell was looking for a way for his son, Nolan, to play basketball over the summer. While there were plenty of league ...


UP youths to showcase talent at skills meet in Russia  SocialNews.XYZ

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Four skilled youth from Uttar Pradesh are set to participate in WorldSkills Kazan 2019 in Russia from August 22 to 27. India is the sixth ...


Young Wellington dyspraxia sufferer makes emotional plea to class mates  Stuff.co.nz

For Tilly Goldie doing PE or tying her hair is a nightmare. Making friends is even harder.


SRC Faculty Announce 2019-2020 College Theme  Canton Daily Ledger

Spoon River College faculty have announced the college theme for the 2019-2020 academic year is, 'When Am I Ever Going to Use This? Recognizing the ...


Vigilance Theater Group explores the other side with “Welcome to Moonside”  Pittsburgh Current

Amanda Reed Pittsburgh Current Staff Writer amanda@pittsburghcurrent.com. Photos: Ariella Furman. The theater world is filled with ghosts. From spirits that ...


A parent's guide to early signs of autism  The Manila Times

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) covers a broad range of symptoms, and cases don't always look the same. Many patients are challenged, to varying degrees, ...


Coping skills program helps social service workers reduce stress, trauma after disasters  Science Daily

Social work professors found that a mental health intervention called Caregivers Journey of Hope can bolster social *service* workers' emotional resilience and ...


Len Rome’s Local Health: Getting involved in school sports  WYTV

Dr. Joe Austerman of the Cleveland Clinic says team sports help a child important social skills.


Twitter tells man to 'run' after date asks him to turn on 'read receipts' before first meeting  Fox News

It's the read dread. Read receipts — little digital notifications that someone's opened up a message you've sent them — are a huge source of stress for young ...


Easterseals causes a splash with new water safety program  Woodford Times

PEORIA — Lauren Gray's perspective on water safety was forever changed when her younger brother, who has Down syndrome, nearly drowned while on a ...


OVR to work on Pre-Employment Transition Services - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads  Saipan Tribune

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation is now working on its Pre-Employment Transition Services, commonly referred to as Pre-ETS, which is intended to help ...


'Pace of change in IT is probably the biggest challenge for us all'  Siliconrepublic.com

Phil Codd, managing director of Expleo Ireland, discusses digital transformation and building a diverse team to keep up with these changes.


10 Things Every Kindergarten Teacher Wants You To Know | Moms  Moms

Nervous about your child heading to school this fall? Every kindergarten teacher would love for you to know these comforting things.


Common Core: Who Is It Working For?  CT News Junkie

Since Connecticut adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2010, teachers have been teaching the same curriculum at the same time, but they ...


Are you addicted to social media?  News24

Social media allows you to connect with people you admire, find a tribe of people who share your interests, keep up-to-date with news and advances in the ...


Don't retire early, buy a home, or be a lawyer if you want to be happy, researchers say — here's why  CNBC

In an age of anxiety and uncertainty, Americans are more stressed than ever. So it's no surprise that we're all searching for ways to add more happiness to our ...


Community Connections opens in Plymouth Industrial Park  Wicked Local

PLYMOUTH - Community Connections officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week during a Morning Mixer with the Plymouth Area ...


Same Same but Different Different  Scoop.co.nz

The Heretaunga Women's Centre, based in Hastings, is gearing up for its annual September month of celebrations. Margot Wilson Centre Manager says this is ...


Freshney Place staff learning Makaton to improve customer service  Grimsby Live

Makaton is a language programme which comprises of speech, signs and symbols.


Rewilding School  The Good Men Project

Society's fear that the world outside is harmful to children is causing harm to childhood itself by raising a generation of children who don't play outdoors.


New trading card game comes to town, Pokémon is here to catch - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Arguably one of the most popular card games in the world, the Pokémon Trading Card Game (Pokémon TCG) has officially entered the Indonesian gaming ...


Wylie, Abilene districts addressing major overhaul to school safety in Senate Bill 11  ReporterNews.com

New law forces school districts like Abilene and Wylie ISDs to employ mental health professionals, rethink training methods.


Most Kids On Medicaid Who Are Prescribed ADHD Drugs Don't Get Proper Follow-Up  NPR

An inspector general report from the Department of Health and Human Services found that 100000 kids who were newly prescribed ADHD medication didn't see ...


Frank Bruno to open mental health referral centre and boxing club in Northampton  Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Frank Bruno will be opening a referral centre for people suffering with mental health issues and a boxing club in Northampton through his charity.


ACRES Project In State College Provides Job Training For Autistic Individuals  WPSU

Russell Schaufler never had a job he enjoyed, that was until he found the ACRES project. At ACRES Schaufler was paired with a job at the Penn State.


STUDY: Back-to-School Technology Starts Young  Parentology

From tablets to laptops to cell phones, a recent survey gives insight into the back to school technology that kids need a shoving into their backpacks.


Ottawa high school to offer esports class  CBC.ca

For some teenagers, earning school credit for playing video games may sound like fantasy. For a group of students at one Ottawa high school, it's about to ...