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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Governor vetoes study of caregiver shortageto work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message released Friday, Cu
Governor vetoes study of caregiver shortage
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 hours ago
to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message released Friday, Cuomo said the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities issued a 2014 study of similar matters and is now reviewing it to find the best method to support... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Several students suffer minor injuries when semi hits school bus in Woosterphone call that there’s been an accident with injuries,” said Dave Ashley, the
Several students suffer minor injuries when semi hits school bus in Wooster
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 8 hours ago
phone call that there’s been an accident with injuries,” said Dave Ashley, the superintendent of the Wayne County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Ashley got the call of a school bus crash in Wooster around 11:30 Friday morning. “There were... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Disabilities Advocacy Group Left Out of Soda Citythis was not supportive of the great work and effort of this organization. “Th
Disabilities Advocacy Group Left Out of Soda City
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 hours ago
this was not supportive of the great work and effort of this organization. “The people with disabilities, intellectual and developmental disabilities many times have been overlooked for their life and so we have created opportunities for them to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortagestaff forced to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message, Cuomo
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortage
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 hours ago
staff forced to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message, Cuomo says the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities released a 2014 study of similar issues and is now reviewing it to find a method to support... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortageto work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message released Friday, Cu
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortage
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 hours ago
to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message released Friday, Cuomo said the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities issued a 2014 study of similar matters and is now reviewing it to find the best method to support... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortagestaff forced to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message, Cuomo
Cuomo vetoes study of caregiver staff shortage
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 hours ago
staff forced to work frequent unscheduled overtime. In his veto message, Cuomo says the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities released a 2014 study of similar issues and is now reviewing it to find a method to support... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Pleasanton: 25th anniversary gala to benefit REACH housingfor Special Adults of the Tri-Valley -- was founded in 1990 by a group of paren
Pleasanton: 25th anniversary gala to benefit REACH housing
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 18 hours ago
for Special Adults of the Tri-Valley -- was founded in 1990 by a group of parents who wanted their adult offspring with developmental disabilities to be able to live locally. "The founders had that vision, they wanted their children to develop... Read more
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The Herald News
Getting the skills to transition in life pays off for area residents with developmental disabilities Michelle Alferes dreams of the day she’ll stand on stage before an audience a
Getting the skills to transition in life pays off for area residents with developmental disabilities
The Herald News / Posted 18 hours ago
Michelle Alferes dreams of the day she’ll stand on stage before an audience and sing. For now, Alferes, 21, attends a program for young adults with... Read more
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Business Wire
Trumpet Behavioral Health Expands Executive Clinical Leadership TeamHealth offers evidenced-based behavioral health services to children and adults
Trumpet Behavioral Health Expands Executive Clinical Leadership Team
Business Wire / Posted 19 hours ago
Health offers evidenced-based behavioral health services to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. A team of over 850 passionate and... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Autistic 'Mayor of Ballard' forced to move out of longtime home"He might be upset, he could be just fine with it. We won't know until we get t
Autistic 'Mayor of Ballard' forced to move out of longtime home
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
"He might be upset, he could be just fine with it. We won't know until we get there." Advocates for those with developmental disabilities said Romeo's situation is not uncommon. It's simply too expensive for people on fixed incomes to... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Joey Travolta Visits Little Rock for Arkansas Mental Health in Education's Annual Conferenceand that's what I talked about today. I said that I'm an opportunist that I mak
Joey Travolta Visits Little Rock for Arkansas Mental Health in Education's Annual Conference
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
and that's what I talked about today. I said that I'm an opportunist that I make opportunities for people with developmental disabilities." Travolta runs summer camps across the country where people with disabilities learn the art of... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
More moms smoking pot while pregnantPapich. And the risks don't stop there. “As a child grows, if they were expos
More moms smoking pot while pregnant
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Papich. And the risks don't stop there. “As a child grows, if they were exposed to marijuana in utero, it can result in developmental disabilities,” said Papich. SRHD said children who were exposed to marijuana in the womb have more trouble... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Port City celebrates National Coffee Dayat Bitty and Beau’s, it’s about more than a cup of coffee. This shop prides it
Port City celebrates National Coffee Day
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
at Bitty and Beau’s, it’s about more than a cup of coffee. This shop prides itself in hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. There’s clearly a lot more brewing here than cups of coffee. “We’re changing the way people... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Beach access for all abilities 'provides dignity'to the Self Advocates of Semiahmoo – a group of Semiahmoo House Society members
Beach access for all abilities 'provides dignity'
Peace Arch News / Posted yesterday
to the Self Advocates of Semiahmoo – a group of Semiahmoo House Society members who formed to support their peers with developmental disabilities and promote inclusion – said she and several members of SAS will ask council for “beach access... Read more
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NJ.com
State bookkeeper admits stealing $300K from agency that aids disabledto the state Attorney General's Office. Eyman, of Bordentown, admitted using h
State bookkeeper admits stealing $300K from agency that aids disabled
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
to the state Attorney General's Office. Eyman, of Bordentown, admitted using her position at the state Division of Developmental Disabilities to steal $296,216 by submitting phony bills for services to needy clients and having the money... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gov. Scott relieved to get Zika funds, but slams federal responsein stressing the urgency of combating a virus that can lead to microcephaly, a
Gov. Scott relieved to get Zika funds, but slams federal response
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
in stressing the urgency of combating a virus that can lead to microcephaly, a condition resulting in small heads and developmental disabilities, in infants when contracted by pregnant women. “This is all about pregnant women and making sure... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Suicide prevention moves to text messagingof the “Strong Families, Safe Communities” partnership between the the mental h
Suicide prevention moves to text messaging
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
of the “Strong Families, Safe Communities” partnership between the the mental health agency and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Details about the line are available online at... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Films featuring the disabled come to Bendhas been making the invisible visible for nearly 40 years, by creating short fi
Films featuring the disabled come to Bend
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
has been making the invisible visible for nearly 40 years, by creating short films featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Sprout is a non-profit organization based out of New York City that provides travel and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||to the Ballet Western Reserve of Youngstown today . Career fair planned YOUNG
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
to the Ballet Western Reserve of Youngstown today . Career fair planned YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities will host its “Career and Transition Resource Fair” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at Southern Park... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill extending protection of disabled employeesyears.” Tony Anderson, executive director of the Arc of California — a nonprof
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill extending protection of disabled employees
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
years.” Tony Anderson, executive director of the Arc of California — a nonprofit advocacy organization for people with developmental disabilities — said initially the organization had some issues with the bill. The organization later worked... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Parents of autistic teen who died on Whittier school bus praise new safety lawTony Mendoza (D-Artesia), with, center, Eun Ha Lee, mother of Paul Lee, and, ri
Parents of autistic teen who died on Whittier school bus praise new safety law
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), with, center, Eun Ha Lee, mother of Paul Lee, and, right, April Lopez of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities at a press conference regarding the signing of SB 1072, also known as the “Paul Lee School Bus... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Report details abuse at Pueblo center for disabled, staff blames 'paranormal activity'in Colorado," said Stephanie Garcia, executive director of The Arc in Pueblo, a
Report details abuse at Pueblo center for disabled, staff blames 'paranormal activity'
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
in Colorado," said Stephanie Garcia, executive director of The Arc in Pueblo, a nonprofit advocacy group for people with developmental disabilities. "To read some of the things going on, it's shocking. "It's much worse than we thought. It seems... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Group challenges NY guardianships for the disabledRights New York says the state statute permits terminating all decision-making
Group challenges NY guardianships for the disabled
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
Rights New York says the state statute permits terminating all decision-making rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. That includes the choices of where to live and work, whether to marry and have children, what... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Kiwanis members learn about Vision of Hopeof Hope founder Jane Simmons explained to Santa Rosa Sunrise Kiwanis members th
Kiwanis members learn about Vision of Hope
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of Hope founder Jane Simmons explained to Santa Rosa Sunrise Kiwanis members the process of helping young adults with developmental disabilities. Vision of Hope teaches and guides young adults to become more independent, learn life skills and... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
National Voter Registration Day: How to register to voteof Health (including the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program); The Depar
National Voter Registration Day: How to register to vote
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
of Health (including the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program); The Department of Mental Health; The Department of Developmental Disabilities; Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities; or The office of any state-assisted college or... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Royal Group’s De Zen donates $10-million for new Vaughan hospitalday-program location in Vaughan for the Meta Centre, an organization that provi
Royal Group’s De Zen donates $10-million for new Vaughan hospital
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
day-program location in Vaughan for the Meta Centre, an organization that provides programming and housing for people with developmental disabilities. The Meta Centre runs five day-program locations in the Toronto area, as well as 18 residential... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Nebraska may owe feds up to $32 million over Medicaid paymentsup to $32 million. The issue stems from changes made two years ago in how prov
Nebraska may owe feds up to $32 million over Medicaid payments
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 3 days ago
up to $32 million. The issue stems from changes made two years ago in how providers are paid for serving residents with developmental disabilities. The changes put Nebraska at odds with federal Medicaid regulations, which means the state could... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Nebraska may owe feds up to $32M over Medicaid paymentsup to $32 million. The issue stems from changes made two years ago in how prov
Nebraska may owe feds up to $32M over Medicaid payments
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 3 days ago
up to $32 million. The issue stems from changes made two years ago in how providers are paid for serving residents with developmental disabilities. The changes put Nebraska at odds with federal Medicaid regulations, which means the state could... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Kyrie Irving Says His Life 'Changed Drastically' After His Game 7 DaggerBest Buddies, Ohio — an organization that gives social growth and employment op
Kyrie Irving Says His Life 'Changed Drastically' After His Game 7 Dagger
Yahoo Sports / Posted 3 days ago
Best Buddies, Ohio — an organization that gives social growth and employment opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “It’s kind of, you’re waiting for that validation from everyone, I guess, to be considered one... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Help your children become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children become more creative
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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First Coast News
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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11 News Houston
Help your children play, watch them become more creativeexpressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving
Help your children play, watch them become more creative
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
expressing and recombining memories with emotional content, and problem-solving in new ways. Research on children with developmental disabilities has shown how interventions can help increase imagination. For example, in a study with children... Read more
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