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Autism risk estimated at 3 to 5% for children whose parents have a sibling with autism

Last updated: 05/21/2020

NIH-funded study is first population-wide estimate of autism risk of children whose aunts or uncles have the condition. Roughly 3 to 5% of children with an aunt or uncle with...

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Could coronavirus change science education?

Last updated: 05/21/2020

What an eye-opener the coronavirus pandemic is proving for science. A distinct eagerness to know, to learn, has flared up among the public, exposing an underlying urge to get...

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Migrant parents in ICE detention refuse to separate from children

Last updated: 05/21/2020

Not one of the 366 families in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention agreed to be separated from their child when asked by the agency last week, several immigration...

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Caring For Elderly Parents And Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Last updated: 05/21/2020

There are many people who are part of “the sandwich generation.” You know, stuck in the middle of caring for kids under 18, and caring for elderly parents at the same time. For...

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Teens may be having a rough time coping with COVID-19

Last updated: 05/20/2020

Teens may have an especially tough time coping emotionally right now because of COVID-19. Stock Photo Stress, fear and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic can wear...

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Is this the crisis higher education needs to have?

Last updated: 05/18/2020

On 29 November 1990, the then Australian treasurer (and future prime minister) Paul Keating, facing a financial crisis that would severely damage major sections of the...

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Finding Child Care You Trust With Colorado Shines

Last updated: 05/18/2020

Finding child care you trust can be tricky. How do you know which family child care or child care center is best? Are Google reviews a good way to tell how well a facility will...

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Parenting: Personalities, independence and communication

Last updated: 05/18/2020

One thing that life will definitely present us with is challenges. Those specific challenges will always vary from person to person, but one challenge most of us will come to...

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Engaging, Project-Based Learning at Home: An All-Inclusive Virtual High School is Here to Help Parents

Last updated: 05/18/2020

Online learning hasclearly been shownto benefit students. Often, virtual schools save money for the parents. There’s a vast treasure trove of free online learning resources,...

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Resilience: How Families Grow from Adversity

Last updated: 05/18/2020

Ability to meet and overcome challenges in ways that maintain or promote well-being. Most of us want to protect our children from struggle. After all, if we shoulder their...

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