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

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



Teens losing social skills as video games, social media use increase  KRNV My News 4

When you're a teenager your social life is so consuming. It can sometimes feel like your whole life. For today's teens, socializing is missing a key component and ...


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 ...


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

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 ...


Dojo teaches those on autism spectrum more than just karate  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — For children and young adults on the autism spectrum, learning social skills is an important way to feel connected to their peers and ...


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.


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.


Academic & Social Skills Insights #33  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Q: I am sixteen and I often find myself extremely angry with my parents and siblings. I can't really pinpoint anything that makes me angry – but sometimes I just ...


4 Your Health: Video games don't harm kids social skills  KVOA Tucson News

Playing video games does not harm children's social skills for the most part. Researchers in Norway tracked nearly 900 children from the age of six to 12.


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.


#OTGYpsi: 'Memory Cafes' Maintain Social Skills Of Local Seniors  WEMU

Living with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia makes life difficult for older people and their family members. One life aspect that suffers.


AUTISM & SOCIAL SKILLS – PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS  Artvoice

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm North Tonawanda Learning Center 1350 Ruie Road, Room 194 North Tonawanda, New York 14120 In this workshop, parents, ...


Lego group helps children with autism build social skills  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

Children with autism often have a tough time with social skills. A program in Lancaster County is helping them to improve those skills through a fun activity.


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.


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.


Michael Osborne: Social skills help youth reach full potential  Sentinel-Standard

Relationship skills are one of the five key competencies of social-emotional learning (SEL). In Lenawee County schools, you may have heard us speak about ...


Need for social skills helped shape modern human face  Phys.org

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 ...


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 ...


Academic & Social Skills Insights #31  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Q: Our two and a half year old, the youngest of eight children, began behaving awkwardly about three months ago, mostly in playgroup. He closes his eyes or ...


Entrepreneurship, a Profession of Choice for Generation Y  Entrepreneur

Generation Y, a generation that does everything on their own, a generation who lives by their own condition and a generation that is smarter than any other ...


The Need For Soft Skills Training Grows As Automation Transforms The Workplace  Forbes

As the workplace moves toward greater automation, soft skills training will become a necessity.


Instruments Stolen from Nonprofit Teaching Social Skills Through Music  NBC 7 San Diego

A local nonprofit that uses music to help people with special needs has had thousands of dollars' worth of musical equipment stolen twice in six weeks.


World health officials take a hard line on screen time for kids. Will busy parents comply?  The Washington Post

The World Health Organization issued strict new guidelines Wednesday on one of the most anxiety-producing issues of 21st century family life: How much ...


Female self-defense classes aim to give skills in all walks of life  The Daily Collegian Online

Many incidents have occurred across the nation where women have been attacked or assaulted while out by themselves, which leaves women of all ages ...


SU names 2020 class marshals  The Daily Orange

Juniors Serena Omo-Lamai and Kyle Rosenblum will serve as senior class marshals for the Class of 2020, Syracuse University announced Wednesday.


The Independence Academy puts youth with autism on the path to finding a job  Indianapolis Recorder

Johanne Hesse described his son Paa-Nii as joyful and always smiling, but there was a period where Paa-Nii, who has autism, constantly lived in a state of ...


Little sun bear's facial mimicry reveals complex social skills  Reuters.com

The world's smallest bears can exactly mimic another bear's facial expressions, casting doubt on humans and other primates' supremacy at this subtle form of ...


Time again for the 2019 Imagine Walk  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The Autism Project is hosting its 17th Annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for Autism on Sunday, April 28th at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick, ...


Kids and teens wasting half their weekends INDOORS as TV, gaming and films replaces outdoor play  The Sun

The worrying finding show that kids spent a staggering 15 hours and 30 minutes of their weekend cooped up inside. It comes as two thirds of parents fear that ...


Raise your hand for Ohio 4-H! – Ohio Ag Net | Ohio's Country Journal  Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

By Matt Reese. Albert Belmont Graham, known as the founder of 4-H, was born March 13, 1868 and went on to help change the lives of countless young people ...


Human face evolved over time because of our need for social skills  THE WEEK

The evolution of modern human face may have been partly driven by our need for good. The evolution of the human face is likely to continue as long as our ...


One Class at a Time: Hawthorne Elementary School  KPAX-TV

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Local News Bakersfield Junior Police Academy accepting applications 6:05 AM, Apr 25, 2019  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department has partnered with the Bakersfield Police Activities League to host several Junior Police Academy ...


‘You have to be a little bit of a detective.’ Charlotte pediatrician on how to get kids to open up to their pa  WBTV

The American Academy of Pediatrics says not only are family dinners crucial to having that open communication, they've also been shown to increase a child's ...


CYS gymnastics class teaches youngsters physical, social skills  DVIDS

FORT POLK, La. — Every four years, sports-minded patriotic Americans turn their eyes — and often, their hearts — toward the Olympic games. One of the more ...


Four Ways Schools Can Support the Whole Child  Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley

Currently, our education system often focuses on a narrow sliver of children's cognitive development with an emphasis on transmitting *content* knowledge, often ...


Registration for Latchkey Summer Camps starts Monday  KRIS Corpus Christi News

Local kids can have a summer filled with fun and enriching activities — all in one program. The Latchkey Summer Camps program is for youth ages 5 to 13 ...


Teaching them to understand the consequences of their choices is one way to help children with Asperger's syndrome  Pasadena Weekly

Posted by Patti Carmalt-Vener | Apr 25, 2019 | 0 |. Teaching them to understand the consequences of their choices is one way to help children with. Dear Patti,.


Grand Blanc schools developing outdoor learning pods to encourage creativity  WDBJ7

Creative learning outdoor pods are coming to elementary schools in Michigan.


WHO: Infants under 1 year old shouldn't be exposed to any electronic screens  Press Herald

Children younger than a year old shouldn't be exposed to any electronic screens, according to guidelines issued Wednesday by the World Health Organization.


NY State stops special needs athletes from playing sports  WKBW-TV

Parents of high school students with special needs say athletics rules in New York State are unfair to their children, and stop some of them from playing the ...


Vialet: More Than Just Play — How Recess Can Help Students Build Social-Emotional Skills They Need for Success in School & in Life  The 74

Growing up in Washington, D.C., I loved recess. Four Square, Kickball and Capture the Flag were my favorite games. Back then, I had no idea how play would ...


How is Robots4Autism improving students’ social skills?  Study International News

At The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Dr Luke Beardon believes we need to move beyond generalisations and bust some of the myths around ...


Lakewood City Schools names Allison Aber as new Roosevelt Elementary School principal  cleveland.com

The Lakewood Board of Education has named Allison Aber the next principal of Roosevelt Elementary School. Currently a principal at Longfellow Elementary ...


Why you need to ask these 7 questions to test soft skills during a job interview  Ladders

Hiring managers sit on the less nerve racking side of the table, but they still need to be hyper-aware of a candidate's soft skills during an interview.


Kids: Sit less, play more says World Health Organization  WPVI-TV

For the first time, the World Health Organization has issued guidelines on screen time for babies and toddlers.


Quaker Valley's Tusick selected as Sewickley Herald Emerging Citizen  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Nicholas Tusick is always willing to help.


The Social Chase: Young adults with autism gain cooking skills and make friends  WTNH.com

Gourmet stuffed burgers are on the menu at a cooking class, held at The Art of Yum in Waterbury, and the student chefs are all young adults with autism.


The Autism symptoms that impact social skills  Times of India

In many parts of the world, developmental disorders and mental health issues are poorly understood by the general public.


Sacramento improv class helps people with autism hone social skills  ABC10.com KXTV

A bi-weekly improv class designed especially for people who are on the autism spectrum is helping both children and adults hone their social and ...


Local entrepreneurs pitch programs while promoting community  Fortbendstar.com

From left to right, Precinct 2 Constable Daryl Smith, Talitha Thomas, Constable Tyrone Cross, and Lynette Reddix at Hunter Glen Park during Unity in the ...


Unique choir in Indianapolis helps children with special needs find their voice  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A unique choir is helping children with special needs find their voice. “They do warm-ups, they practice their music, but also they play ...


Social skills helped shape modern human face  Millennium Post

The evolution of modern human face may have been partly driven by our need for good social skills, according to a study. As large-brained, short-faced ...


Arc of High Point brings creative arts, vocational skills to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Three days a week, The Arc of High Point transforms into a busy workshop. Participants are part of the organization's Wild and Free Day ...


Ask Amy: Former high school jerk yearns to make amends  The Washington Post

Dear Amy: I was a very unhappy person up until my 20s. I'll spare you the melodrama, but I didn't grow up in the best home and had very poor social skills.


Behavioral Health Facility opens in Douglas | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

A behavioral health facility for men 18 and over, has opened in Douglas.


Animal-assisted therapy betters social skills after brain injury  Medibulletin

Research shows animal-assisted therapy in which animals are a part of therapy sessions, makes brain injury patients respond more positively.


Swim program for autistic children at Ragsdale YMCA eases parents' fears of deadly drowning accidents  Winston-Salem Journal

The program offers basic water safety instruction and beginner level swimming skills for children ages 3 to 15.


Democratic group teaches political skills to emerging women leaders  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Valley's Mary May might have lost her bid to be a state representative last November, but she didn't throw her signs away.


Students at Kansas City elementary school bring awareness to autism  KCTV Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Students at Westridge Elementary School are working to bring awareness during Autism Awareness Month while teaching the ...


Fort Worth father who killed kids, sister-in-law had recently taken job with CPS  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A Fort Worth father who killed his two young children and sister-in-law was in training to become an investigator with Child Protective Services, authorities ...


Video games affect girls more than boys  Telangana Today

The popularity of interactive video games has sparked concern among parents, educators and policymakers about how the games affect children.


Day camps can ease children into experiences  Cleveland Jewish News

For many children, camp is their first time away from home.


All Billionaires I Know Have These Two Things in Common  Equities.com

Let's talk about billionaires. In my lifetime, I have known a few billionaires. I can count them on one hand. They all have two things in common: They are really ...


First Semester Student and Staff of the Month at LEMS  Lusk Herald

September. Advertisement. Middle School Student of the Month. Jazmin Ladwig is an outstanding student who is absolutely deserving of receiving the honor of ...


Social problems in autism may impair practical life skills  Spectrum

Social difficulties in people with autism may contribute to their troubles with daily living — from brushing their teeth to taking a bus, according to a new study.


Knocking the bullying out of Indonesian schools Schoolgirl beating has led to calls for more effective  UCA News

Knocking the bullying out of Indonesian schools. Schoolgirl beating has led to calls for more effective character building in schools to deal with out-of control ...


Benevilla's infant room offering free registration | News  Peoria Times

Benevilla is offering families free registration for the infant room in Wirtzie's Preschool and Child Care. The registration fee will be waived until May 31 to give ...


ADHD Treatment Strategies Are Based on Evidence  Pharmacy Times

It is critical to stress that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is probably a lifelong condition for most individuals with the condition.


‘Students need to cultivate social skills’  Times of India

Trichy: Academic institutions have a key role in shaping society and students should cultivate social skills as they join the race for academic excell.


Extracurriculars Don't Equal Success  Skyline View

Have you ever been forced into extracurricular activities by your parents? Nowadays, some parents make their kids do extracurricular activities like piano ...


American schools are lacking in playtime, according to new research in the American Journal of Play  WXXI News

American schools have a "sad" lack of play, according to new research published in the American Journal of Play . The work done by Olga Jarrett, a.


ISS Today: Investing in the adults of our shared future  Daily Maverick

Innovating to improve children's early experiences can be good for business. By Chandré Gould for ISS TODAY.


Love of the game: Soccer tournament kicks off local Special Olympics  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Syvel Lowery stood up off the bench and pumped his fist to celebrate his teammates scoring a goal, which he also did earlier in the day. Then he high-fived ...


Views Are your employees 'future proof?'  Employee Benefit News

With automation on the rise, now is the time for HR professionals to make sure their workforce is trained and ready for what's next on the job.


NSSD teachers of the year announced  Daily Herald

MT. PLEASANT — North Sanpete School District (NSSD) recently announced the selection of eight 2018-19 Teachers of the Year during the April 16 NSSD ...


Don Cheadle is One of the Most Consistently Good Actors Ever  TVOvermind

You can say that Don Cheadle has been in a few movies and TV spots that were questionable, but the one thing you can't say with a straight face is that.


Local LiveMarket Offers  Easy Reader

... Stranger Awareness and Personal Safety, Self-Confidence, Respect, Discipline and Behavior, Physical Fitness, Anti-Bullying, Social Skills and Friendship.


Wishaw sports club giving disabled kids a new lease of life for past 40 years  Daily Record

Clyde Valley Beavers was established in 1978, covering a range of sports for local kids with learning or physical difficulties.


The app that helped me quit my social media addiction  NBC News

The thing that helped me cure my social media obsession was right there in my phone: audio books.


Why the government's crackdown on low-skilled migration is at odds with the public mood  British Politics and Policy at LSE

The government has justified its intention to control migration using a salary threshold as being consistent with public opinion. Yet this does not seem to be.


Royal Oak teen honored for spreading autism awareness abroad  C&G Newspapers

ROYAL OAK — Living with autism spectrum disorder is a unique experience for each individual and their family, presenting both challenges and opportunities.


Baby Artsplay!™ at Newcomb Museum of Art: Hello, Friend…(Social Skills)  Very Local New Orleans

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into ...


AI could replace 42% of UK wholesale and retail jobs  Drapers

In a new report, auditing firm PwC has forecast that 42% of UK wholesale and retail jobs are at high risk of being replaced by artificial intelligence by 2030.


Why the huge growth in AI spells a big opportunity for transdisciplinary researchers  Nature.com

My journey from civil engineer to sociologist and sustainability researcher gave me the ideal mix of skills for working in artificial intelligence, says Ehsan Nabavi.


Bingu wa Mutharika statue at Parliament: Malawi leader set to unveil it  Nyasa Times

As a way of relaxing from the rigors of academic life, University of Malawi's Chancellor College Students have organized a social weekend scheduled to start on ...


Credit Suisse and Bloomberg Media win on global stage for entrepreneurial partnership  MediaTel Newsline

At the deepest level, entrepreneurial motivations are about more than the accumulation of wealth, writes Arif Durrani as he celebrates Bloomberg Media's award ...


2019 Summer camps for kids in Corpus Christi  Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Check out our list of 2019 summer camps for kids in Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend area.


Girls who spend more time in class with ‘high-achieving’ boys are less likely to complete a bachelor’s degree, study says  MarketWatch

'Being in a class with a lot of high-achieving male peers hurts women's long-run educational attainment.'


“What keeps us coming back is the human struggle”: Eve Ewing on writing Marvel’s Ironheart  The A.V. Club

Marvel's Ironheart comic tells the story of Riri Williams, a black teenage girl from Chicago who reverse-engineers Tony Stark's iconic Iron Man suit, attends MIT at ...


Ennis School’s Thrify Eagle story instills life skills  Delaware State News

FRANKFORD — Young adults who are students at Howard T. Ennis School in Georgetown are taking an important “STEP” toward independent living that ...


Autistic students learn social skills, behavior through robot technology  Moberly Monitor Index

A new program at Moberly schools aims to teach young students with autism about social skills, behavior and emotional understanding through a robot named ...


4 tips on teaching emotional, social skills through craft  Santa Cruz Sentinel

By MOLLY SPRAYREGEN. Teaching kids social and emotional skills is getting renewed attention, and arts and crafts are a good way to do that, at home as well ...


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 ...


How parents can help their young children develop healthy social skills  The Conversation AU

Encouraging good social skill development benefits your young child throughout their life.


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

Elementary and middle school students work together to solve challenges, practice communication skills, evolve social-emotional skills and build their ...


How a Robot Named Milo Helps Children With Autism Develop Social Skills  Robotics Business Review

Michelle McFarlin, a RoboBusiness at CES speaker, explains the autism curriculum for RoboKind's Milo, a robot to develop social skills.


New competition teaching students important social skills  WISH-TV

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- Students at Shelbyville Middle School are learning social skills in a unique way through a new competition at the school.


Building (Real) Friendships in the Age of Snapchat and Instagram  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.