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Archive for October 2016

How To Identify a Bully

by Deborah Ellerbusch, T-LP Bullying among children is frequently defined as intentional, repeated hurtful acts or other behavior, such as teasing or name-calling, and threats committed by one or more children against another. Physical bullying includes hitting, punching, strangling, hair pulling, biting or throwing objects (such as food, rocks, etc.) at another child. Verbal bullying…

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Mindfulness Exercises

“A clear understanding of pain is essential in learning to deal with pain. Taking precious moments to be mindful helps us change our perspective of pain and suffering,” writes Karla Roth, a licensed specialist clinical social worker, at Prairie View, Inc. in her article “Mindful Pain” in A New View. Change how you think and…

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Dyslexia: Know Your Strengths

By Clinton Willis, Prairie View Marketing Intern Dyslexia is a lifelong learning condition affecting the left side of the brain; making reading, mathematics and other left brain tasks difficult. It is estimated that 40 million people have dyslexia and only 2 million know it. There are tools and resources to help people diagnosed with dyslexia,…

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Former Intern Chris Keiper, PhD, T-LMLP Joins Prairie View Team

A Prairie View News Release Former Intern Chris Keiper, PhD, T-LMLP Joins Prairie View Team Prairie View Welcomes New Interns for 2016/2017 NEWTON, Kan. (October 13, 2016) – Prairie View Inc., welcomes Chris Keiper, PhD, T-LMLP. Chris will treat children ages 10 and up as well as adults at Prairie View’s Newton campus. Chris treats…

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5 Myths about Employment for Those with Disabilities

  by Whitney Widener, Employment Training Specialist at Prairie View, Inc. Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month seeks to celebrate employees with disabilities and the diversity they bring to the workforce. There are 192,334 working age Kansans with disabilities, who represent 11% of the state’s population of persons ages 18 to 64 (2015…

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