Russian Space

Anyone who is familiar with the history of space travel knows that Russia has played a major role on this frontier. On October 4, 1957, Russia launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite. Even people who are not familiar with astronomy and space are familiar with the name “Sputnik.” Sputnik was launched on top of an…

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Understanding Differences in Mental and Behavioral Development Between Normal Children and Children on the Autism Spectrum

While it can be challenging to communicate with any child of any age, children with autism undoubtedly pose a unique challenge. Their emotional, cognitive and behavioral development is far different than that of a normal child. This naturally makes it difficult for a parent or educator to provide assistance that will enable the child to…

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Using Penmanship to Promote Brain functions and Areas of Academics in Autistic Children

It is a known fact that children on the autism spectrum do worse at handwriting than their non-autistic peers. An autistic child’s motor skills are the main determining factor in a child’s handwriting skills and autistic children typically find letter formation the most challenging aspect of writing. (Fuentes, Mostofsky, Bastian, 2009). However, the fact that…

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