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  • Disadvantages Of Autism In Education

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    IDEA actually has fourteen different disability categories, and the child who is in question must meet the criteria within each disability. The first is autism which the federal government defines as “A developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction, generally evident before age three that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. Other characteristics often associated with autism are engaging in repetitive activities and stereotyped

  • Classroom Observation Report

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    For my observation, I observed Center School in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. I was observing Erin Craft an educator who was teaching third graders in elementary school at Center School. When I first entered Erin Crafts classroom I instantly felt welcomed and she made the environment safe, respectful, and caring. Erin Crafts classroom was creative, colorful and was filed with several displays of helpful posters and children’s work. Her classroom had a very open layout that had one area designated to

  • Personal Narrative: Moving Back To Caster

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    Discovering that I was leaving my hometown of Caster, Georgia was the most enlightening news I have ever heard. Before I returned back to Caster, it was just another tumble-weed town that offered no path to advance in life. I was happy to get away from my childhood acquaintances that were never true friends and move away to the busy city of Penceville, Georgia which is located just north of Atlanta. I was moving to Penceville because my mom had just gotten married and my step dad lived there. Leaving

  • Mental Illness In Children

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    Kiran is not your average 11 year old. At the age of 5 years old he was diagnosed with early onset depression. Many wondered how a 5 year old could possibly have a mental disorder. Fortunately for Kiran, his teachers realized there was something peculiar about his behavior and notified his parents (NY Times, 2010). It is estimated that 1 out of 5 children in the United States like him will be diagnosed with a mental disorder. If not addressed, mental illnesses negatively impact the child and their

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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    In addition, the environment and events of a patient may help in the cause of OCD. For example, a common assumption of OCD is that the patient brings the disorder on themselves. That the patient is lazy, has no willpower, or has a lack of parenting. None of these can cause OCD: they only cause putting blame on the patient who is dealing with OCD ("Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Family and Friends - Better Health Channel"). The only issues family can cause is worsening through criticism ("OCD Is

  • Nature And Nurture In Mental Health

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    The question of whether human behaviour is determined by 'nature' or 'nurture' is one of the oldest arguments in the history of psychology. 'Nature' refers to a person's inborn traits and inherited genes, while 'nurture' relates to the influences of the external world, such as one's experiences and environment. With this being such a difficult question to answer, it makes sense that, in turn, the question of whether 'nature' or 'nurture' influences an individual's mental health is equally as challenging

  • Effects Of Pornography On Children's Psychology

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    Pornography and Its Effects On Children's Psychology In the book "A War We Must Win", author John Harmer criticized the media that denies that pornography, sex, nudity and violence have any long-term negative effect on adults or children. He reinforces his view with the support of Nicholas Van Hoffman's quote:"Why is it that liberals who believe "role models" in third grade readers are of decisive influence on behaviour when it concerns racism or male chauvinist piggery, laugh at the assertion that

  • Psychological Effects Of Pornography Essay

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    These days adolescents are facing many psychiatric problems such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), social phobia, hostility, aggression, reduced self-control, insomnia and depression, this problem is more acute in children who are victims of internet addiction. Now the question arises, How to cope-up with this 21st-century epidemic? Here are some

  • School Should Start Later Essay

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    Kenya Wilson February 22,2018 Professor Manson English 1102 Remember having to wake up early every morning to go outside and catch the school bus? There is still long going on history of how many teens have had many sleepless mornings and not being able to focus and concentrate during class.The main reason according to many researchers is because teens not getting enough sleep at night . According to Wendy Troxel in her TED talk “Why Schools Should Start Later For Teens”, a number one cause of

  • A Compulsive Disorder: A Short Story

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    son is too young for medication and I don’t want the school labeling him as a trouble maker”. There are many risks and benefits to treating a child that has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or also more commonly known as ADHD. Every child and case should be treated individually, as no one child will be affected the same from the disease. An article, published by Reuters Health, examines a study conducted in Denmark, proclaiming that treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity