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The Relationship Between Vision & Learning

Published: 01/11/2012 by Laura Niemi, B.G. S., A.S in Health & Wellness

The Relationship Between Vision & Learning

Have you ever used the phrase, “Do you see what I mean?” If you have, you may understand more than you realize about how vision affects learning. This phrase acknowledges that in our minds, seeing is the same as understanding.


Noise, Toys, Girls and Boys!: How Turning Down the Volume can make a Difference

“Beep! Beep! Beep!” sounds the alarm in the all too early hours of the morning. We start our day with a jolt of sound to wake us up and get us going. And all day long, we are hearing and listening to the world around us. Our ears just bring it al


Keeping Young Workers Safe, One Course at a Time

In 2011—2013, 96 young workers aged 15–24 had fatal incidents on Canadian worksites. Within those years, another 92,907 time-loss injuries were accepted by Worker’s Compensation Boards for the same age group,1 with young men being at twice the risk o


Psycho-Educational Assessments

Published: 01/16/2012 by N. Giesbrecht, Ph.d, Registered Psychologist Insight Psychological Services in Health & Wellness

Homeschooling parents demonstrate a unique and special commitment to their child’s education, and can provide their children with one-on-one learning support and individualized academic programs that are typically not available in a public school sys


With a number of recent domestic and international responses, such as the 2013 southern Alberta floods and Typhoon Haiyan, the Canadian Red Cross is often associated with providing assistance to communities affected by a disaster. However, the Red Cr


When Anxiety Keeps Knocking: False Alarms

We now understand that sometimes upsetting life events can result in problems in how our fight or flight response system is working.


Becoming Mindful

Mindfullness is a way of being fully present in this moment. That is, when your complete at­tention and senses are focused, without judgment, on your inner and outer experience. It is being fully alert and present in your body, experiencing your env


Building Healthy Schools

Published: 10/15/2014 by CBE in Health & Wellness

Building Healthy Schools

The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) believes in a whole-school approach to health and wellness. The Comprehensive School Health Approach isn’t just about healthy eating. It includes active living, supportive social environments and positive mental h


Hidden Disability: Auditory Processing Disorder

Published: 06/25/2013 by Bonnie Landau Weed in Health & Wellness

Hidden Disability: Auditory Processing Disorder

What is Auditory Processing Disorder? How can it affect learning and what can be done about it.


When Anxiety Keeps Knocking

When a child is referred to a psychologist because of anxiety, parents and the child themselves may be asked to complete one or more checklists. These checklists include a broad number of symptoms of behaviors that present themselves when a child is

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