Do you see yourself or a family member in this story?

Do you see yourself or a family member in this story?

Would you attend a discussion group or workshop to learn appropriate responses? A Mother’s Story My name is Martha and my only son Harry is 16 years old. I am so proud of his accomplishments in school, sports and community volunteer work. For the past four weeks, he...
Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

Dedicated to my brother Roy Norma Nicholson, with Cheryl Antao-Xavier   Ten years old and my hunger burned For food and love denied. A small glass of watery powder milk And two ounces of cheese Nourishment received not at home But in school.   Food withheld...
Factors Affecting Drug Action

Factors Affecting Drug Action

No two people are alike, and no drug will affect every human body in exactly the same way Some of the factors affecting drug action are: Age Size Sex Genetic inheritance Physical/emotional condition   Age Standard dosages are based on the amount of a drug that...
Six Tips: Managing Challenging Behaviours in the Classroom

Six Tips: Managing Challenging Behaviours in the Classroom

Challenging behaviours is any behaviour that:  Interferes with the child’s cognitive, social and emotional development.  Is harmful to a child, his peers or adults.  Puts a child at high risk for later social problems or school failure. (Chandler and Dalquist,...