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05.29.19
At colleges and universities across the country,  reports are showing an increasing number of students suffering from mental health concerns.  On one hand, more students previously diagnosed with a mental health condition are able to attend college in the first place.  At the same time, college age students are experiencing...
04.30.19
According to the Centers for Disease Control, four boys to every one girl are diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopmental disorder which affects 1 in 59 children in the United States alone.  Do symptoms of autism present differently in boys compared to girls and does this...
04.02.19
  The twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2019. Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month to increase understanding and acceptance and...
03.29.19
  "Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries." --James A. Michener As the story of parents accused of paying bribes to help their children gain admission to elite universities unfolded this month, there is understandable outrage and concern about such corruption, how college slots had been taken away...
03.21.19
I was in the passenger seat when the vehicle slid off the road and rolled 6 times down an embankment, I woke up bleeding and dizzy but knowing I had to hike back up that hill to get help. The next thing I remember is waking up in...