Brain Injury Awareness Month Pt. II: Classroom Accommodations for Physical Symptoms

Brain Injury Awareness Month Pt. I

The human brain—all three pounds of it, on average—is the most complex organ in the body. Every part of the brain is important, as each area has its own unique function. This month’s health observance is meant to bring attention…

Sleep Awareness Week Pt. II

Another important topic regarding sleep involves the extent to which we are aware of how sleep impacts our ability to learn. For students, their number one job is to learn and progress through their education. Teens need to be prepared…

Sleep Awareness Week Pt. I

A lesser-known health observance in mid-March revolves around a “task” that affects everyone: sleeping—also known as my favorite hobby. March 10-16, 2019, is designated to bring awareness to sleep disorders and complications, as well as provide strategies for achieving optimal…

Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Part II

Eating disorders are completely devastating and often wildly misunderstood by the sufferer’s family and friends. Once an eating disorder takes hold, it can become a monstrous parasite that attempts to control every aspect of the person’s life. Those with less…

Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Part I

Unless an illness has impacted your family directly, you are probably unaware that February’s final week serves to bring attention to people who suffer from eating disorders and their often heartbroken family members who suffer from the sidelines. The stereotype…

OHI Tourette Syndrome: Fact vs. Fiction

Tourette syndrome is estimated to affect roughly 2% of the world’s population. This neurological disorder, while relatively rare, can severely impact a child’s learning and social development. Tourette syndrome falls under the other health impairment (OHI) category of special education…

An Emotional Disturbance Diagnosis Broken Down

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) defines emotional disturbance as, “A condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child’s educational performance: An…

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