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ADDitude

“What is Your Toughest Social Skills Challenge?”
ADDitude
“For me, it's not taking things personally, not being swept away by feelings of rejection when someone doesn't answer me or criticizes me.” — Sarah L., Canada. “My husband's toughest social challenge is being, well, social. He is rude, indignant ...



Medical Xpress

The video games that improve kids' social skills
Medical Xpress
Video games that are specifically designed to test and improve children's social and emotional skills could enable parents and teachers to spot issues and help children improve their behaviour and performance at school as well as in later life.



The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Academic And Social Skills Insights #30
The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
Q: My daughter goes crazy every time we go to the supermarket. I just can't seem to enter the snack aisle without her having a screaming and crying fit. Is this normal? Is there something I can do to cut down on the meltdowns? A: Meltdowns are a ...



Fever in pregnant rats alters pups' social skills
Spectrum
Fever in pregnant rats around the time of delivery disrupts their pups' communication and social behavior. Exposure to a fever in the womb, such as one brought on by influenza, may significantly raise the risk of autism in a child. New findings suggest ...



Keremeos Review

UBC Okanagan BARK program helps local kids with social skills
Keremeos Review
For the next two Tuesdays, children and dogs are going to take over the foyer of the Engineering, Management and Education (EME) building at UBC's Okanagan campus. UBC Okanagan's Building Academic Retention Through K9s (BARK) program is ...

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Suburban deer hunting requires patience and social skills
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Welcome, hunters, to Wildlife Management Unit 2B — 1,363 square miles of neighborhoods that span most of Allegheny County and the fringes of adjacent counties. Feral farmland and second-growth forests make hunting easier in the most northern, western ...

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Third Sector

Nesta opens £250k fund to help children with social skills
Third Sector
The innovation foundation Nesta has opened a fund worth £250,000 for charities that help children develop their social and emotional skills. The Future Ready Fund is open to applications from this week and will support up to seven organisations.



Grandstreet Theatre launches “Social Skills Theatre Class”
KXLH Helena News
A new after-school program at Grandstreet Theater begins this week in Helena. It's the Social Skills Theatre Class, a way to help children who need assistance in learning social skills such as emotion recognition, listening skills and eye contact. They ...



My Muskoka Now

TLDSB Teaching Social Skills to Students With Autism Using a Robot
My Muskoka Now
The school board is using technology to try and teach social skills to children with autism. Elementary schools in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board are getting involved in a pilot project using a robot named Milo. Milo was created by the ...



The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Academic And Social Skills Insights #29
The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
Q: My husband and I are both big believers in reading. We always encourage our children to read – and had no problem getting our two older daughters to become interested in reading. But, now, as my son is getting older and entering third grade (a time ...


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