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The wise support system in domestic violence rescue efforts
12April

The wise support system in domestic violence rescue efforts

A lot has been written about domestic violence, the cycles that keep people in violent relationships and how to get out of them. The commentary focuses on the role of substance abuse, the role of personality disorders and a cycle of...

Autism and Research on What Causes It
23February

Autism and Research on What Causes It

The Autism Epidemic and the Race for a Cure Autism Shouts One of my autistic students smashed a classmate’s calculator in a fit of rage about making too much noise. Part of his consequence was to go to the store with the...

Smartphone Addiction is Not Just an Imagined Condition
08February

Smartphone Addiction is Not Just an Imagined Condition

Smartphone Addiction is as Real and Serious as Cancer, No Joke “The very first thing every morning, and the last thing every night.”  --Dean Martin My friends joke about their phone being the least used...

Trauma-Sensitive Schools for All Students
02February

Trauma-Sensitive Schools for All Students

Not ‘What’ Schools are For, but ‘Who’ "Teach your children well, Their father's hell did slowly go by, And feed them on your dreams The one they pick, the one you'll know by." --Crosby, Stills and Nash...

Homeless Children and What Schools Must Do
30January

Homeless Children and What Schools Must Do

No Child Should Ever Be Homeless…Ever! “Bless the beasts and the children Give them shelter from the storm Keep them safe, keep them warm.” --sung by The Carpenters, Homeless in Salinas “Stop!”...

It's High Time to Finally Talk About the Big Elephant in U.S. Classrooms
29January

It's High Time to Finally Talk About the Big...

They Shoot Crazed Elephants, Don't They? “I bought my friend an elephant for his room. He said thank you. I said, “Don’t mention it.” --anonymous pun There’s a really, really, really big elephant...

NASA Space Heroes, the Vietnam War, and School Shootings All Fodder for Desensitization
25January

NASA Space Heroes, the Vietnam War, and School Shootings...

Comfortably Numb: The Desensitization of Americans About School Shootings Once Upon a Time "To infinity and beyond!" --Buzz Lightyear Once upon a time, everyone knew America’s first astronauts. The Right Stuff legends were...

Teens, Negative Body Image, and School
23January

Teens, Negative Body Image, and School

Negative Body Image: Do We Do Near Enough in Schools? I was always the smallest kid in school through my junior year. I was born 2-months premature, weighing in at a strapping 3 pounds, and stretching to a gangly 12-inches. Finding a...

A Death Sentence for High School Sports
22January

A Death Sentence for High School Sports

Kill High School Sports? Are You Criminal? “Take me out to the ballgame,” has a totally different meaning when it becomes “Take the ballgame out of me,” and the repercussions could well be fatal. Making the...