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Today is National School Backpack Awareness Day! | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog

Today is National School Backpack Awareness Day! | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
This is my little guy on his first day of 1st Grade this year. We purchased this backpack from The Children's Place. It fits him pretty comfortably.
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This Is Where I Am Supposed To Be, An Open Letter To My Special Needs Son | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog

This Is Where I Am Supposed To Be, An Open Letter To My Special Needs Son | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
A mother's letter to her special needs son. Last night was a long, dark night. As I sat next to my son’s bed rubbing his back and listening to him whine with every cough he took, I realized this is where I’m supposed to be.
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CHD Facts & Statistics.pdf

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Researchers call for holistic approach to children’s additive exposure risk

Researchers call for holistic approach to children’s additive exposure risk | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Preschool children may have the highest exposure to food additives, but researchers should take a more holistic approach to assessing risk, according to a new paper published in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.
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Advocacy Corner: Employing People With Disabilities | Marla Murasko Enterprises, Inc. - Special Needs Mom Blogger, Health Activist, Parenting Mentor, Author, Social Media Enthusiast, Event Blogger,...

Advocacy Corner: Employing People With Disabilities | Marla Murasko Enterprises, Inc. - Special Needs Mom Blogger, Health Activist, Parenting Mentor, Author, Social Media Enthusiast, Event Blogger,... | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
The encouraging news continues. Staffing Industry Analysts on December 14, 2012 reported that Allegis Group, the largest staffing firm in the U.S. made a deal to acquire GettingHired.com, a job board serving people with disabilities.
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Preparing Children to Learn Math - MindYum.com

Preparing Children to Learn Math - MindYum.com | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
#Preschool #math: Make math real with hands-on activities.
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Early Education/Early Intervention | Child Learning - NCLD

Early Education/Early Intervention | Child Learning - NCLD | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Early learning opportunities in preschool—whether in Title I programs, Head Start or other settings—are essential for children to gain the pre-literacy and social skills they need to enter Kindergarten ready to learn and thrive.
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Facebook launches anti-bullying campaign

Facebook launches anti-bullying campaign | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
With the launch of an anti-bullying campaign Wednesday, Facebook hopes to get 18 million Canadian users to digitally sign a pledge against bullying.
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Coping With Your Child Being in the Hospital Over the Holidays - Dishin' With Rebelle

Coping With Your Child Being in the Hospital Over the Holidays - Dishin' With Rebelle | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Coping With Your Child Being in the Hospital Over the Holidays - Dishin' With Rebelle: http://t.co/LXESYVze...
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Physical education with academics can improve test scores

When schools cut physical education programs so students can spend more time in the classroom, they may be missing a golden opportunity to promote learning, according to research to be presented Sunday, May 1, at the Pediatric Academic Societies...

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Children growing weaker as computers replace outdoor activity

Children growing weaker as computers replace outdoor activity | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Modern life is 'producing a generation of weaklings', claims research as physical strength declines in 10-year-olds...

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Exercise linked to higher test scores

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Exercise linked to higher test scores...

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Physically Active Play and Cognition. An Academic Matter? - John J. Ratey, MD

Physically Active Play and Cognition. An Academic Matter? - John J. Ratey, MD | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
By: Jacob Sattelmair and John J. Ratey The authors discuss the growing evidence that strenuous physical activity is not only healthy for students but improves their academic performance.

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#FashionOver45: What I Wore To Meet A Sales Rep For Freedom Park

#FashionOver45: What I Wore To Meet A Sales Rep For Freedom Park | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
This morning I am meeting with a representative from Little Tikes to talk with us about our Freedom Park all inclusive playground initiative.  As a work at home mom, I find myself involved with a l...
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The Inclusive Class: A Parent's Story of Advocacy - 01/22/13

The Inclusive Class: A Parent's Story of Advocacy - 01/22/13 | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
A Parent's Story of Advocacy - 01/22/13 @ 9 AM EST via http://t.co/QBncvLIJKO #PTchat #LD #specialed #autism #downsyndrome
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Meet Our Featured SpecialMom - Ali Foley Shenk | SpecialMoms: A Special Needs Parenting Club

Meet Our Featured SpecialMom - Ali Foley Shenk | SpecialMoms: A Special Needs Parenting Club | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
This is a great way to share your story with other mothers of special needs children.
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Domeo iPad Case Covers: Loft Folio Review and Giveaway | SpecialMoms: A Special Needs Parenting Club

Domeo iPad Case Covers: Loft Folio Review and Giveaway | SpecialMoms: A Special Needs Parenting Club | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Product Review: Domeo Loft Folio & Giveaway Then I was introduced to Domeo! Domeo is an innovative company that understand that people use iPad in many different ways. So they wanted to bring your iPad experience to a whole new level of enjoyment.
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12 Hours 2 Give | Fundraising Event on Crowdrise

12 Hours 2 Give | Fundraising Event on Crowdrise | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
The 12 Hours 2 Give  is an event sponsored by Marla Murasko Enterprises, Inc.  This event was created to take a moment of your day (12-12-12) to celebrate and share all the unselfish and tireless work individuals and charities are doing to help...
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Parenting A Child Who's Fallen 'Far From The Tree'

Parenting A Child Who's Fallen 'Far From The Tree' | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
Andrew Solomon's book is about children who are profoundly different or likely to be stigmatized.
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Own Your Dream! Build Your Brand @ #BloggingCon | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog

Own Your Dream! Build Your Brand @ #BloggingCon | Special & Determined | A Special Needs Mom Blog | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
What an amazing experience I had at Bloggy Conference, thanks to my sponsor WEGO Health. What was Bloggy Conference?
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Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and their impact on child education - by Dean Traylor - Helium

Every year, a group of educators meet with parents of a special needs child to make an extremely important decision in his or her education.
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Combining Physical Activity With Classroom Lessons Results in Improved Test Scores | Facebook

Combining Physical Activity With Classroom Lessons Results in Improved Test Scores | Facebook | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
The Ratey Institute a écrit un article intitulé Combining Physical Activity With Classroom Lessons Results in Improved Test Scores. Lisez cet article dans son intégralité ici.

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Getting Kids Moving in School | Video - ABC News

Getting Kids Moving in School...

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Phys Ed: Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter?

How fitness affects the immature human brain.

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Quality Physical Education

Quality Physical Education | Advocating Mom | Scoop.it
A high quality physical education program is defined by four components -  opportunity to learn, meaningful content, appropriate practices and student and program assessment.

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