Ideas to Guide Communication and Development of Social Skills in the Home and Community

By Jonel Condra
Autism

Many children with autism spectrum disorders have significant difficulty communicating and interacting socially across different environments.  I have organized some ideas for helping children with autism spectrum disorders or other communication delays become more effective communicators and social interaction partners.  ​

How to eat like an Olympian

By Kary Woodruff
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For Olympic athletes training for a gold medal, it is more than just hours spent practicing their sport. Ask any Olympian and they’ll tell you that nutrition is also a major component of their training plan. Improper fueling during training and competition can mean the difference between first and second place, so following a sound nutrition plan is essential for optimal performance and recovery. While you may not be training up to 6 hours a day, 6 days per week, eating like an Olympian can certainly help you to achieve your performance goals. Here are key points to develop your nutrition plan.