Google Glass May Help Improve Social Skills In Kids With ASD  Disability Scoop

Researchers say they have more evidence that an at-home intervention using Google Glass boosts socialization and learning in kids with autism.

Tech overuse affects kids' social skills  Khaleej Times

According to a psychiatrist, cases of depression, anxiety, loneliness, and lack of interest in other activities are increasing among youngsters.

Better social skills in pigs found to result in reduced length of rank fights

A small team of researchers from Scotland's Rural College, the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna and Queens University in the U.K., has found that better ...

McNeese Autism Program offers summer initiative to teach social skills, independence  KPLC

A summer program at McNeese University is teaching young adults with autism social skills and independence.

Etiquette camps teach children manners, social skills  The Owensboro Times

“Etiquette is not about judging others or being judged, but rather, it's about showing the people around you respect, including yourself,” said Valarie Roberts, ...

Academic & Social Skills Insights #38  The Jewish Press -

Q: Of my four children, my 11½-year-old son and 6-year-old-daughter have ADHD. I suspect my 3 ½-year-old boy falls into that category as well. I am looking for ...

Academic & Social Skills Insights #37  The Jewish Press -

Q: My second grader is struggling with reading Hebrew. He seems to be just below grade level in English reading, but he is completely uninterested in kriyah.

National program addresses emotional learning of students  The Daily Telegram

MONROE — Triumph Academy's anti-bullying messages in part are inspired by nationally recognized social-emotional curriculum. Move This World is a social ...

Madison elementary students taking part in behavior self-assessment program  The Daily Telegram

MADISON TWP. — Madison Elementary School students are participating in a program to help them build social-emotional skills to help them make positive ...

Community Model reducing recidivism rates | News  Independent-Messenger

Southside Regional Jail recently hosted The Community Model in Corrections award ceremony for those participants completing the intense six-week program.

Traverse City West Middle School Students Premiere Science Shorts at State Theatre  9&10 News

“Michigan's forests: beautiful, loved, alive, or at least they used to be.” Not your typical filmmakers… The State Theatre showed seven short films about climate ...

Teaching teens how to handle life’s challenges  The West Australian

Teens today lack resilience and social skills, and struggle to handle disappointment and failure, according to a former Perth teacher.

Hamilton students spend summer learning city management and business skills  WCPO

HAMILTON, Ohio — School may be out for the summer, but one group of high school students in Hamilton aren't ready to leave learning behind. An eight-week ...

Daddies’ girls: Powerful evidence on why daughters need their fathers (and vice versa)  New York Daily News

It is a well-worn mantra that boys need male role models, in particular they need a father figure. The lack of a dad is often held up as the reason boys go off the ...

Children finding new social skills playing at Dune Corps events  Otago Daily Times

Taking part in the Dune Corps gaming event on Saturday, part of the city's Tech Week TEXpo, are Che and his mother Leanne Ross, of Dunedin. PHOTOS: ...

Yashoda Foundation helps orphan youths by providing professional, social skills  The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: Yashoda Hospital Foundation arranged free professional and social skills training for orphan youths. During the course of four-month duration,

What a boss: Brewerytown cafe owner helps former foster kids build skills, find jobs, and create a supportive  The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Monkey and the Elephant (M&E), a non-profit coffee shop, seeks to equip those recently aged out of foster care with the tools necessary for adulthood.

NBA dad Drederick Irving shares fatherhood goals  Rolling Out

Derrel Jazz Johnson of Steed Media talked with Drederick Irving, father of Kyrie, Asia, and London Irving on Thursday, June 13, 2019, for Father's Day. Here are ...

New Quebec law stresses migrants' skills, prompting thousands to reapply  The Japan Times

The Quebec provincial legislature on Sunday approved a controversial immigration bill that will replace a first-come, first-served standard for accepting m.

Yashoda Foundation helping orphan youth by providing professional and social skills  The Siasat Daily

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The Weber School partners with Los Ninos Primeros  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by Evelyn Andrews | Jun 16, 2019. The Weber School partners with Los Ninos Primeros. The Weber School has partnered with Los Niños Primero, which ...

Emotional Intelligence: The 8 Evolutionary Steps to Master Emotional Skills  Forbes

When calculating the ratio of technical skills, IQ and emotional intelligence, EQ is proved to be twice as important as the others at all levels. After all, is emotional ...

EQ training gains popularity among Chinese parents to develop kids' social skills  Global Times

Chinese parents are sending their children to training institutions to develop social skills and leadership skills from as early as three years old, as more EQ ...

Dancing Classrooms program teaching social skills, impacting lives  New Haven Register

A program focused on bringing ballroom dancing into metro classrooms continues to impact the lives of thousands of children. Dancing Classrooms uses a ...

State's school standards adding social, life skills  Arkansas Online

Arkansas' academic standards -- which are the basis for teaching math, English/languages arts and other core subjects -- are being expanded to include what ...

Social Life & Mental Skills  Word and Way

“To maintain brain fitness, it is important to focus your attention on other people and other things. Never give up your interest in other people and other things.

Social and emotional learning goals for schools approved despite privacy, overreach complaints

Ohio's state school board approved social and emotional learning goals for all students Tuesday after debate over whether the standards would lead to testing ...

My son (14) has Down syndrome and is hugging people inappropriately  The Irish Times

If I'm honest I think there was something a bit sexual about one hug with a girl.

Screen time: Schools, parents ask how much is too much?  Daily Inter Lake

Joe Boyle, a psychiatrist with The Newman Center in Kalispell, said 10 years from now people may look back at.

Project SEARCH Helps Young Adults With Disabilities Develop Job Skills  NBC Connecticut

For young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, finding a job can be challenging. And It's tough to learn the social skills needed in a work ...

Alternative Baseball Organization expanding to Anderson  Greenville News

A nonprofit program that brings true baseball experience for teens and adults 15 and older with autism and special needs is coming to Upstate SC.

BEYOND LOCAL: Important things we learn from dad that aren't so obvious  TimminsToday

Beyond sports and teaching new skills, fathers impact their children in other, deeper ways as well.

Preschool education leads to many benefits  Grand Island Independent

In a groundbreaking paper from Nobel Laureate James Heckman of the University of Chicago's Center for the Economics of Human Development, we see the ...

Tennis class serving up social activities for kids in the community  WBAL Baltimore

It's a court filled with community, as well as positive messages.

Summer camps offer youth wellness benefits in a fun environment  The Mercury

Schools are out for the summer which makes it the perfect season for children to camp out.

Growing up with a friend may improve dairy cow's lifelong welfare

Emily Miller-Cushon will use a $490000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to fund research into early dairy cattle development.

Children with autism may use memory differently. Understanding this could improve education  Medical Xpress

Around one in every 70 Australians are on the autism spectrum. The proportion of children with autism is higher—more than 80% of all Australians on the autism ...

"Better Together" Social Skills Camp at Mind Matters  The Pine Tree

Murphys, CA…”Better Together” Social Skills Camp at Mind Matters. Building Social Skills through play, practice and fun! “Better Together” Social Skills Camp at ...

Sports can help kids with autism to socialise and develop skills  The Indian Express

Parents of special needs children can introduce their kids to innovative methods to enhance their motor and social skills. Social skills help children with autism to ...

R2AK: Excellence in straddling  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk . . . with a North American focus.

Ask Amy: Young woman should be taught timeless skills

Amy Dickinson gives advice to a mom who is having some issues with her son's girlfriend's manners.

Gorilla Ndume back at Cincinnati Zoo after 8-month legal battle

The gorilla at the center of a contentious, eight-month legal battle between the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and a California nonprofit is back in the zoo's ...

5 practical skills I learned from bush raves (Opinion)  Dance Music Northwest

Please note: I do not recommend or advise throwing illegal parties deep in the woods. Please always respect your environment, be safe and be smart.

Summer camp promotes grand opening with safety walkathon - Washington Daily News

You have read 0 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By SABRINA BERNDT. Washington Daily News. A new summer camp will offer local students the opportunity ...

Why do dogs attack? Expert explains how poor social skills drives killer canines  New Zealand Herald

A animal psychologist and zoologist says poor social skills drive dogs to attack other animals and people. And in the case of attacking animals like sheep, once ...

Spokane schools are reframing priority of art, science  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Public Schools are moving ahead with changes to teaching visual arts: Under the format for next year, students in all 34 elementary schools will spend ...

Rowley Family Foundation fund awards $516K in grants  Times Herald-Record

NEWBURGH — The Rowley Family Foundation's new Fund for Women and Children awarded grants totaling more than $516791 to 15 organizations in Orange, ...

Library Happenings for Week of June 16 - Entertainment  Wicked Local Middleton

FALL RIVER Fall River Public Library, 104 North Main St., Fall River. For questions about any of these programs, call Kate Kulpa at 508-324-2700, ext. 110.

#TechThursdays - New Google Glass Intervention helps kids with autism develop better social skills  NewzHook

On #TechThursdays we look at how a new smartphone app paired with Google Glass could help children with autism understand emotions conveyed through ...

BRAUN: Nerdy scientist the perfect hero for our times  Toronto Sun

Calling all nerds!Fans of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect will be pleased to know the adventures of Don Tillman continue in a third book, The Rosie ...

Youth Aim High at 4-H Military Partnership Summer Camps

Military-connected youth have an exciting opportunity to join other members of the military family this summer. These residential and day camps will develop ...

What are the skills you want to learn for improving your personality?  Best in Australia

Skill development is one of the common techniques widely adopted to find a new way of thinking and problem-solving. There are a plethora of personal ...

Volunteers transforming Coal Street baseball diamond into home base for football  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Out under a hot sun on Friday afternoon, a group of volunteers were busy scraping away the last of a pitcher's mound in Coal Street Park.

'Amazing Shake' develops necessary skills - Valley Times-News  Valley Times-News

Amazing Shake is a competition that was started at Ron Clark Academy ...

Clarksdale mayor launches GoFundMe page to raise $3 million to rehabilitate or remove criminals, but what's the catch?  Mississippi Today

CLARKSDALE – As Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy made local and national headlines last month stating that he would provide up to $10,000 of his personal ...

AROUND THE NORTH: Jamboree seeking volunteers  Northern News Services

June 16, 2019 - Jamboree seeking volunteers Enterprise The Enterprise Gateway Jamboree needs volunteers. The volunteers would be required from Aug.

The Syrian boy in Belfast who charmed social media with his language skills  BBC News

It's been an interesting three weeks for Mohammed. After the 11-year-old was interviewed for a BBC News NI report on the drop in the number of pupils who ...

It's a beautiful world  The Manila Times

'Arte Autismo Filipino' celebrates strengths of persons with autism and disability. A green sanctuary was recreated in the middle of the BGC concrete jungle to ...

Early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day  Science Daily

Experiences such as poverty, residential instability, or parental divorce or substance abuse, can affect executive function and lead to changes in a child's brain ...

Monkeys with autism mutation show condition's key traits  Spectrum

Researchers have engineered two generations of monkeys with mutations in SHANK3, a top autism gene. The first generation shows traits reminiscent of the ...

2,500 local girls participate in Girls on the Run 5K  Q13 News Seattle

KING COUNTY -- After months of practice laps and pep talks, 2,500 local girls took on a 3.1-mile lap of glory. It was all part of Girls on the Run Puget Sound, ...

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's  The Guardian

Children aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo's.

Mental health foundation begins programmes for teens and children  Cayman Compass

Cayman's leading youth mental health advocacy group is gaining momentum with the addition of two new programmes tailored to the needs of. Shane Purcell ...

Can Algorithms Help Us Decide Who to Trust?  Harvard Business Review

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms is increasing within organizations to manage business processes, hire employees, and automate routine ...

BASEBALL: Alternative Baseball looking to build team in Rome  Northwest Georgia News

Everyone should get a chance to play the sport they love, no matter their circumstances.

Is gangsterism taking our control of our schools?  African Reporter

I believe if we don't we will only be breeding a generation of criminals who believe the only way to resolve issues is by taking the other human being's life.

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland  KOMO News

HELSINKI (AP) — The 400 contestants at a sports arena in Finland show jumped, barrel raced and pranced in a dressage competition. They just didn't do it with ...

Boys' next sense of purpose: 'Father warriors'  Washington Examiner

With Father's Day approaching, we are in need of clarifying how the role of dads in the past and present can prepare us for developing the best dads for our ...

Millions of African children missing out on crucial preschool education - World  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on World about Education, Children and Women; published on 14 Jun 2019 by Theirworld.

Asperger's won't stop young Christchurch filmmaker

Acting about overcoming reclusive behaviour, Michael Woods crouched behind the same church he once used to hide from bullies.

Eating disorders can mask autism in girls  Sydney Morning Herald

Girls and women on the autism spectrum are at higher risk of anorexia nervosa than males, research suggests. But girls are also more likely than boys to have ...

Upcoming events at Ames Free Library  Wicked Local

Libraries are one of the best resources a community can provide. They can assist, educate, entertain, and inspire all at once. For me, there is no such thing as ...

In Praise of Dadfluencers  WIRED

All those fathers out there posting about #dadlife on social media are changing the face of fatherhood.

Longmont company’s AI tech to help kids with behavioral issues  The Denver Post

Longmont's Robauto is working with a Denver software startup to bring artificial intelligence-powered therapy to kids dealing with behavioral issues. In simple ...

Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study  WebMD

In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.

France begins trial of compulsory civic service for teens  FRANCE 24

Nearly two decades after France phased out conscription for men, some 2000 teenagers on Sunday began a pilot programme for a new national civic *service*, ...

Teacher incorporates Latin dance into physical education class  Mexico News Daily

If you want to shake up the daily routine, try dancing cumbia.That's what a physical education teacher at a primary school in Oaxaca decided to do.

Education is the key to facing our nation's challenges  TES News

As a society, we're facing three huge challenges: automation, falling productivity and the rise of the information age – teachers are vital in helping us overcome ...

Keeping Kids Healthy And Sane In A Digital World  Kaiser Health News

Children are spending more time on their devices than ever before, despite evidence that excessive screen time puts their minds and bodies at risk. Parents ...

‘I’ve listened’:McLeod says Ontario to invest in autism mentorship program  CTV News Barrie

In the wake of controversy over autism care in Ontario, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services announced on Friday that the government would ...

Gymnastics camp helps youth stay active during summer break  Tahlequah Daily Press

This week, Cheer It Up invited area youngsters to get active with its gymnastics summer camp.

App May Boost Social Skills in Kids With Autism  WebMD

The study highlights the promise of digital technology in supporting face-to-face therapies for autism, experts said.

Gaming associated with impaired social skills for some girls, but not boys  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Playing video games may not necessarily impair children's social skills, and a new study suggests that any behavioral effect that frequent ...

Why boys get poor grades  ScienceNordic

Several studies have previously shown that when primary school teachers make subjective assessments of their pupils, boys fare worse than they do on ...

Connecting with nature can help kids have better behavior and social skills  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- On Earth Day, it's a good day for parents to remind their children to think about ways their actions can impact the earth. But with so many distractions ...

Smartphone app may boost social skills in kids with autism  Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—A smartphone application that works with Google Glass might help kids with autism build their social skills, a small clinical trial suggests.

Google Glass app may help kids with autism boost social skills  UPI News

A smartphone application that works with Google Glass might help kids with autism build their social skills, a small clinical trial suggests.

Study identifies top tests of social skills in autistic adults  Spectrum

An evaluation of 11 tests of social skills has identified 8 that give credible results in autistic adults.

Predictors of refugee adjustment: The importance of cognitive skills and personality  EurekAlert

An increased willingness to take risks, reciprocating friendliness, and a conviction that they are in control of their own lives lead to refugees gaining a foothold in ...

New Drug Improves Empathy And Social Skills In People With Autism  Tech Times

Scientists found that a new medication may improve social skills of patients with autism. Two new studies showed that targeting vasopressin is a safe and ...

Leadership Camp Helps Improve Social Skills and Build Self-Confidence  Parsippany Focus

PARSIPPANY — Best Practices in Behavior Analysis (BPBA) announces the second year of their Kids Helping Kids social skills camp for children entering ...

Academic & Social Skills Insights #32  The Jewish Press -

Q: I used to be so close with my fifteen-year-old daughter, but now it seems like she is constantly pushing me away. Do you have any suggestions as to what I ...

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism  Gizmodo

New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving ...

Students highlight social skills in Lincoln's first, district 'Amazing Shake' competition  Great Falls Tribune

'The Amazing Shake' competition's purpose is to challenge the professional and social skills of students in elementary school as they prepare for their future.

Friendly Robot Helps Autistic Kids Practice Social Skills  T.H.E. Journal

A Missouri district has gone public with its use of a robot specifically designed to work with autistic students. Moberly School District in Missouri has adopted Milo ...

Need for social skills helped shape modern human face

The modern human face is distinctively different to that of our near relatives and now researchers believe its evolution may have been partly driven by our need ...

Video games don't negatively impact social skills of young boys, study finds •

A new study published by the Society for Research in Child Development suggests that playing video games may not have as much of a negative social impact ...

Students' social skills flourish best in groups with similar skill levels  Science Daily

Researchers have found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social ...

Mindfulness Training Calms Students, Helps Social Skills  Bay News 9

Second graders at Gulf Trace Elementary School in Pasco County are getting mindfulness training.

ADHD in Middle School: Be Your Tween's Social Skills Coach  ADDitude

Middle school is a hard time for kids with ADHD. If your tween is struggling socially, you can help them make friends and become more socially aware.