Measures of social distancing and isolation have been put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In response to the pandemic, states and countries around the world have limited or banned unessential travel and activities, asking people to stay home.  In previous months, we have experienced severe lifestyle changes. Schools, universities, and businesses…

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Smartphones and other devices are inseparable parts of our daily lives. In our tech-absorbed culture, we cannot imagine a day without smartphones. When we accidentally leave a smartphone at home or lose Internet access, panic arises.  However, research shows that non-stop connectivity may cause anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and profound feelings of isolation and loneliness.…

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The term special needs describe a range of conditions that may be medical, psychological, or mental. Some of these conditions can be very mild while others may be profound and last for life. Special needs cover a variety of medical conditions, developmental delays, and genetic conditions that require assistance and support so children can reach…

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Try to imagine (or to remember, if you’re a parent), 15-20 years ago, the world existed without smartphones. For young kids, it seems that smartphones have been around since forever. They don’t know life without digital technology.  However, only 15 years ago, we lived without limitless access to information and resources our kids have today. …

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