PrAACtical AAC PrAACtical AAC supports a community of professionals and families who are determined to improve the communication and literacy abilities of people with significant communication difficulties.
Mental health and substance abuse are prevalent problems in society today. It is critical to address mental health issues and substance abuse before addiction can take over. Studies have shown that socioeconomic status is linked to mental health, providing one window of opportunity for implementing prevention programs to reduce the prevalence of addiction in higher-risk communities and demographics. Mental Health America states, "People who are impoverished, homeless, incarcerated or have substance abuse problems are at higher risk for poor mental health."
Most people who suffer from physical pain rely on their loved ones for support. For those who provide full-time care for someone in a fragile condition, it’s important to take care of not only the ailing loved one, but themselves as well. Lynn and Seth’s story is an inspirational example of this balance.
In this article you will find 15 supportive behavior strategies for children on the autism spectrum (some strategies can be used with adults as well). Many of the strategies can also be used to help children without autism who have challenging behaviors.
Communication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia - and it's frustrating for those with the disease and for loved ones.
50 to 70 percent of people spend six or more hours sitting every day. Recent research shows this can affect your health and even be deadly. Learn about the health risks related to Sitting Disease and how you can prevent it.
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