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Solo seniors with cognitive impairment hit hard by pandemic

Last updated: 01/09/2021

The pandemic has exacerbated isolation and fears for one very vulnerable group of Americans: the 4.3 million older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone. As the...

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Seniors Living Alone with Cognitive Impairment Hit Hard by COVID-19 Pandemic 

Last updated: 01/09/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated isolation and fears for one very vulnerable group of Americans: the 4.3 million older adults with cognitive impairment, who live...

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Parents may have to pay for asking social workers to take their troublesome teens into care

Last updated: 01/09/2021

Parents who ask social workers to take their challenging children into care may be charged for doing so if councillors approve an official proposal. An increasing number of...

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5 Things a Single Parent Can Do with Their Kids During COVID-19

Last updated: 01/08/2021

Many single parents are struggling to maintain a positive relationship with their kids during COVID-19 while trying to keep them entertained and mentally stimulated with limited...

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Rethinking Distance Learning, and How to Make It Work for All Students

Last updated: 01/08/2021

But distance learning was a thing long before Zoom platforms were widely used. As early as 1728, when correspondence courses to learn shorthand were advertised in newspapers,...

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Navigating adoption: How families can make the process shorter and more affordable

Last updated: 01/08/2021

(Live Action) Each year, millions of families hope to adopt a baby in the United States. According to the Adoption Network, just 135,000 children are adopted each year, while an...

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Support Services for Youth in Transition: Mental Health

Last updated: 01/08/2021

Resources included in this section address the mental health needs of youth transitioning from foster care and the services to support them. Included are State and local...

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Educators’ and Students’ Rights During COVID-19

Last updated: 01/08/2021

ARTICLE Educators’ and Students’ Rights During COVID-19 A children’s rights attorney and a policy analyst from the Southern Poverty Law Center explain educators’ rights to...

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Q&A: What would school closures mean and how long could they last?

Last updated: 01/07/2021

How long could school closures last? The Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 is meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss potential closures of up to three weeks. However,...

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Jess Casey: Remote learning lays bare society's inequalities 

Last updated: 01/07/2021

Even with the best efforts of everyone involved, remote learning during 2020 was far from ideal.  Irish education changed completely overnight as classrooms were forced to...

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