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April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month.  According to the National Autism Association, 1 in 68 children are affected by Autism today.  They also report that it is the fastest growing developmental disorder.  Today we are going to explore what Autism is, general facts about...

Written correspondence is a timeless form of communication that has advanced in our era since the invention of computers and cell phones. With technology advancement, less formal writing styles have appeared through email, text messaging, the internet, etc.   However, it is important to be aware...

Maintaining an online education, while having its many benefits, also requires specific diligence to succeed.  You are not sitting in a classroom or around others who are all focusing on the topic at hand.  Rather, you have the freedom to focus on whatever you set...

Obtaining an online education is unique to this generation and is something that more and more people are exploring.  Whether you are looking to gain a whole new career or simply renew your credentials, an online education is versatile.  If you are checking out We...

Understanding basic medical terminology is becoming more and more helpful in everyday life. But, if you are working in any aspect of the healthcare industry, having a little background can be a useful tool for a successful career. Medical terminology is a language defining the human...

Lets review: In case you missed the last post, this week we are taking a look at the role of an Activity Director in healthcare facilities.  An Activity Director is someone who plans and coordinates activities for individuals living in care facilities.  An Activity Director has...

Now that the holiday season has come to a close, it is time to focus on the New Year ahead.  Have you set New Year’s goals already, or have you thought about new objectives for the next year? The new year is typically a time that...

In a world where people are looking to spend less time on events but achieve better outcomes, it is helpful to learn additional ways we can be more efficient. It is final exam season and a time where competency and proficiency are essential.  It seems to...

Our mission as healthcare providers and educators is to improve the health and healthcare of those worldwide. In order to support this mission, we must think critically in our everyday work and activities. Critical thinking is defined by Webster as “the objective analysis of facts...

In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

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