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Sep / 06

ALS Awareness Month

IEPcontent News & Discussion, Raising Awareness 0

May is ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that is 100% fatal. This disease specifically affects the nerve cells in the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The ALS Association breaks it down accordingly: a = meaning no or negative + myo = refers to muscle […]

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Sep / 06

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

IEPcontent Mental Health, News & Discussion, Raising Awareness 0

Within Mental Health Awareness month in May, there is a week dedicated specifically  to children’s mental health. This year, Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week fell on May 1st-May 7th. The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFCMH) announced that this year’s theme is “Healthy Families, Resilient Children: Mental Health is a Family Affair.” […]

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