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Teaching Communication Skills to Elementary Students

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW What is communication, and why is it important? From a very basic standpoint, most people have a natural human desire to communicate. But communication can be a complex topic. So while I promise to discuss … Continue reading

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Getting Along: How to Foster the Student-Teacher Relationship

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Early in my college career, I met a woman named Kristine. I’m not going to lie: She really didn’t appeal to me. But we had several classes together and seemed to travel in similar social circles, … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Strategies for Parents of Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) The transition back to school can be challenging for all families. For families with children on the autism spectrum, the start of school offers … Continue reading

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Improving the School Experience for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Every day, children pour out of classrooms and head to buses, cars, and sidewalks to get home from school. At some point later in … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Supporting Student Athletes

This past academic year in my graduate assistantship at Duquesne University, I have had the pleasure to work with college student athletes. Working closely with them has made me realize the importance of supporting student athletes before they reach the … Continue reading

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