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Social Skills Video: Deciding what to do

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Gratitude Practice To Refresh Your Soul

During the business of the holiday season coming…please take time, each day to write down 3 things you are grateful and or thankful for each day.  Focus on what you are doing right, good choices and positive things to fuel you for the next month.  This is a good practice to improve your mood and […]

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“Rustproofing” People: Wellness in Perspective

While a very welcome concept, I don’t have a particular fondness for the term “wellness.” While “sickness” seems right as a noun, “wellness” feels a bit awkward as a noun. Maybe it’s just me. The term I prefer is “rustproofing” ourselves. In 1972, I wrote an article with that title in Postgraduate Medicine listing the […]

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Video blog: Keep Moving – Catholic I.D.

Even as life’s trials slow us down, following Christ is a continuous path that never stops.

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Women and breast cancer

Do I feel a lump in my breast?

It is very important to do monthly self-breast exams because only you know those subtle changes that may have occurred and may mean something serious. If you feel a lump, make sure you inform your healthcare provider. It is important to remember that 80 to 85 percent of breast lumps are benign, especially in women […]

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Social Skills Video: Asking for help

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Child with Autism Response To Domestic Violence

Written by: Vivian Hazell, Lead Autism Therapist, Agnesian Beyond Boundaries of Autism Imagine if you couldn’t interpret what those around you are about to do or WHY they are doing it or what you should do in response…. You have just imagined being a child with autism.  Children with autism strive for routine and predictability in order […]

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