What is the Autism Spectrum, and What Are Some Kinds of Autism?

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, rates of autism among American children have grown exponentially since 2012. Whereas before one in 88 children were diagnosed with autism, an estimated one in 68 American children are now considered autistic. That’s a growth of 30% over two-years.

If you have suspicions that your child might be autistic, you should take them to your general practitioner straight away. Using the autism spectrum, your doctor can help you determine whether or not your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and they can advise you on your next steps.

What is the Autism Spectrum?
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How to Ensure Your Children Have the Best Chance at Success in College and Beyond

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They say that letting go is hard to do, but you may not realize how true this is until your children are ready to embark on their adventure into college and empty nest syndrome rears its ugly head. Many children leave their parents’ home for the first time, and set out to fend for themselves in their personal and academic lives. You may not be able to stop this inevitability, but you can do your best to prepare them for the journey.

College and universities are often looking for the best and the brightest to fill their lecture halls and dorms, searching for candidates who have a wide variety of talents, smarts, and interests. More than a million students are enrolled in higher education around the country, and several more apply to these institutions every year, making the final decision for admissions staff a dif Continue reading

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Do You Really Need to Be In The Emergency Room?

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Do you want your loved ones to have ready access to the best care in the event of an emergency? Just about everyone will answer that question with a resounding yes. Still, hospital emergency rooms are too crowded — and often with people who are not grievously ill or injured. Too many Americans do not realize that most of the benefits of emergency room care are bogus. What’s true, what’s not, and what are some better alternatives?

Myth: Emergency Room Care is Fast and Convenient

Visiting the emergency room is not fast or convenient. As of 2009, the average wait time was 46.5 minutes to 58.1 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Today, that time frame is, if anything, longer. This is especially troubling given that 41% of pa Continue reading

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Get Your Children into Private Education Early

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It is hard to believe, but it is time to enroll your children in school. You know how important it is to set your children up in the right school that will set them up for the best possible educational experience. Look into elementary private schools to give your children the head start on a lifetime of learning.

Day care and preschool help children’s personal, social, economical, and emotional development. Day care activities center on help children grow intellectually, along with physically. When choosing a daycare it is important to find one that will challenge your child because they can handle it. The average two year old adds around 5 new words to their vocabulary every day. According to na Continue reading

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Four Career Paths for Digital Media Arts Degrees

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If you have a creative mind and a strong independent streak, going to school for a digital media arts degree might be right for you. Entering the digital media and graphic design sector can be a great way for you to exercise your artistic strengths while having an exciting, thriving career. And a digital media arts degree is incredibly flexible, meaning there are a wide variety of jobs for which you will be qualified after graduating.

Here are the top four career fields you can enter with a digital media arts degree:

1. Graphic design: Graphic designers convey messages, information and themes through work that combines text, images and space. Graphic designers are responsible for virtually every form of visual branding or design that we see on a daily basis. A digital media arts degree will teach you a Continue reading

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Setting Up Quality Childcare Arrangements For Your Kids Can Allow You Peace of Mind

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It can be difficult dropping your kid of at daycare for the first time when returning to work. Finding a daycare sitter and having confidence that they are good at what they do, can provide you with tremendous peace of mind. Learning how to choose a daycare can be difficult, but with a little research, you can master choosing childcare. Because a two year old is more active than they’ll every be again, a watchful eye is important.

Most day care providers are great at what they do, but a small bunch of bad ones can make you weary of all day care providers. Choosing childcare can come down to avoiding these less Continue reading

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Learn How to Approach Women with These Three Simple Tips

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Are you struggling to approach beautiful women? Whether you’re looking for something casual or a new relationship after being out of the game for a while, you should know that learning how to approach women shouldn’t be some nightmare. Keep in mind, according to Forbes, women are having just as hard of a time finding men they find attractive, let alone approaching them. Realizing this fact, be confident, follow these tips on how to approach women, and watch your love life light up.

How to Approach Women and Find Success

  • Ask for Her E-mail, Not Her Number
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Does Your Child Have a Learning Disability? You May Want to Consider Alternative Schooling Options

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Do you have a child who deals with Asperger syndrome, dyslexia or other form of learning disability on a regular basis? You may find that in order for he or she to progress in school, it may be advantageous to consider enrollment in an Aspergers school, schools for dyslexia, or even schools for ADHD.

The Asperger syndrome specifically is not characterized by any one symptom, but by a combination of symptoms. Its name comes from an Austrian pediatrician by the name of Hans Asperger, who observed that certain children in 1944 were less coordinated, less adaptive to social situations, and were not effective in communicating by nonverbal means.

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