Latest News Articles for January 29th, 2018

How to Avoid the Flu, and What to Do if You Get It

According to the CDC website, this year’s flu outbreak is considered “widespread” in 49 of the 50 states.CDC WEBSITE The 2017-18 flu season has become the most widespread since health officials began keeping track of the in the mid-2000s. According to the Washington Post, more than 12,000 people have been...

By Ross French | | Health

What Makes Kids With Autism Less Social Than Their Typically Developing Peers?

Pick a hand, any hand. That familiar refrain, repeated in schoolyards the world over, is the basis of a simple guessing game that was recently adapted to study how and why kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) interact with the people around them. The game is the brainchild of Katherine...

By Tess Eyrich | | Health

Project Moving Forward: A benchmark for student success

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - As a young teacher, Linda Navarrette traveled to South Africa with one assignment: help teachers develop critical thinking skills in their students. Little did she know that her efforts in those impoverished communities would change her life. The experience catapulted her career into education, cementing her support...