Bullying is a problem in many schools and communities. Statistics show that 1 out of every 4 children are bullied at school. Studies also show that special needs children are two to three times more likely to be bullied than their typical peers, with reports showing nearly 50% of autistic children are victims of bullying.
We are all familiar with the saying, “Dogs are a man's best friend.” However, this is more than just a saying; it's the honest truth. Dogs provide companionship, reduce stress, alleviate depression, assist the blind and have even been known to detect cancer and other health ailments in humans. Recently, newer evidence suggests that assistance dogs show great promise in providing therapeutic benefits to autistic children and their families. Let’s examine some of this evidence.
As we move further into the Digital Age, technology is changing the way we conduct nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we learn and are taught in the classroom. While bionic instructors or cyborgs will not replace human teachers anytime soon, it is very likely that digital brains will do most of the work or at least a good portion of it, in 21st century classrooms.
Starting a new business is not easy. Smart entrepreneurs realize that there are great risks involved in starting up every new business. An unstable market, lack of funding and choosing the wrong team are the top three reasons businesses fail. Below are a tips to ensure that your business will thrive.