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February is International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation Month!
February marks this year’s International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation (RT/TR) Month. To celebrate, we’d like to share the purpose and some of the benefits of RT/TR. Although RT/TR and Activities seem like just fun and games, there is a purpose for … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 6 – Friday Jan 10
Health: Chicago Tribune— Daily Pot Tied to Age of First Psychotic Episode In a study of adults who experienced psychosis for the first time, having smoked marijuana daily was linked to an earlier age of onset of the disorder, according … Continue reading
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Shining a Light on Psychiatric Disabilities: Bipolar Disorder
After recently checking into a mental health facility for the treatment of bipolar II disorder a famous entertainment celebrity is now shining light on bipolar disorder. The article featured on CNN Health from Health.com provides an extensive overview of the … Continue reading
Are new technologies such as the Apple iPad a miracle device for children with autism?
Since April is Autism Awareness Month we have been on the lookout for interesting articles, information, devices, and products related to assisting individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Fox News Online featured a story “Is the iPad a ‘Miracle Device’ for … Continue reading
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