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A study published in the Journal of School Nursing found that contact surfaces such as water fountain nozzles, pencil sharpeners, keyboards, and faucets were amongst the most bacterially contaminated in classrooms while paper towel dispensers and desktops were the most contaminated with viruses.
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Back in October there was National Bullying Prevention Month, and we would be remiss if we didn’t talk about one of the most prevalent types of harassment affecting young people today, cyberbullying.
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Doctor visits are important for anyone, but particularly for people who have a disability. It’s wise to check in regularly to prevent future complications and determine what lifestyle adjustments will provide you with the best quality of life. But those visits can take up hours to get through, and often, you have to schedule an appointment weeks in advance.
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The path to success for young leaders is often one filled with surprises that only allow them to grow, both personally and professionally. And young leaders come from a variety of lanes, all merging onto the path to success. These achievements can be a graduate degree, starting a tech startup, or reaching personal physical and mental goals.
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There is no pill for loneliness. So said by a friend of mine who has bipolar disorder and a visual impairment. How right he is. There are many things we can treat with pills – high blood pressure, arthritis, ADHD, headaches … but the cure for loneliness requires something much bigger and even more vital for our health: relationships.
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I know we are right in the middle of the NCAA final four and basketball as a whole has many people’s attention. One of the interesting topics has been the outstanding play of the Women’s collegiate basketball team: the University of Connecticut or the UConn Huskies. With all the talk going on good or bad, one thing is sure forgotten, revolution!
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Just recently, I noticed kids are not into games that actually make them go out and spread a leg or run or do something that can count as physical activity. Ask any parent about what games do their kids love to play and you’ll get a list of PlayStation games or the games they download on their phones. Only a slight percentage of children these days, are actually a part of something which can be counted as physical activity. Although being physically active is essential for children in order to stimulate their growth in a healthy manner.
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Recently I have been absolutely swamped with school, work, and basketball, which has left little time for writing extra things such as this post. That is especially true since I want what I write to be something worth reading and I really want a topic that either makes you think or, better yet, starts a discussion either in the comments below or on social media. I think I have just the ticket and it helps that I have a bunch to say about this issue and its impact on individuals with disabilities!