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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Veterans Exposure to Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan

Written on February 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm, by

Veteran with Cancer Denied Benefits – VA says not service connected Army combat veteran John Marshall claims the VA abandoned him when they denied his claim for benefits.1  He was diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized.  The VA claims he did not provide information.  They also claim his cancer is not service connected.  John Marshall’s situation  Continue Reading »

Special Needs Children in Charter Schools

Written on February 15, 2016 at 9:30 pm, by

Popularity of Charter Schools Charter schools are becoming more popular.1 One reason is their focus of different academic programs compared to a traditional school curriculum. Charter schools are still public schools, but the charter allows them to be exempt from certain state laws. This enables a charter school to tailor their education programs differently than  Continue Reading »

How to interact with children with disabilities

Written on February 2, 2016 at 12:41 pm, by

An Apple store employee in the Nashville, TN area gets big kudos for his compassion in dealing with a child with autism and downs syndrome. The 9 year old child was in the store with his mother to get an iPad. He accidentally ran into a door and fell to the ground. The employee sat  Continue Reading »