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Baltimore Professor Helps Children Through Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Equine therapy, also known as equine assisted therapy and equine assisted psychotherapy, is, a very effective means to teach those who have autism, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, ADD/ADHD.

06/08/2015

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Baltimore City Teacher Of The Year Believes In Expanding Classrooms

Experiential learning, or ‘learning by doing,’ is a method of education by which students learn outside the traditional academic setting; through expanded exercises such as field trips, field research, visits to historical sites and instructional camps.

06/01/2015

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Family Experiences Motivated Entrepreneur To Start Home Care Business

The job outlook for home health aids, as estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is expected to grow at a record rate of 48 percent between 2012 and 2022.

06/01/2015

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Baltimore Finance Executive Makes Successful Career Transition

There are certainly parallels between sports and the equally demanding fields of business and management. Both require training, focus, communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Being a manager requires the ability to build a team.

06/01/2015

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Business Executive Wakes Up Early At Cyber Security Startup

The Greater Baltimore area remains a hub for cyber security as illustrated by the recent results of the third Invest Maryland Challenge in which 28 startups received prizes up to $100,000. Of the 28, six were in cyber security.

05/25/2015

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Baltimore Social Worker Finds Work With Children and Adolescents Fulfilling

In a CDC report, which studied children in the years 2005-2011, those with mental disorders also frequently had other chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and epilepsy. These are known as co-occurring disorders and tend to be carried into adulthood unless properly treated.

05/25/2015

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Baltimore Technology Entrepreneur Has Seen Industry Evolution

In 1989, Xerox had an idea that many thought impossible at the time: that computers would one day be handheld devices. As of early 2015, Bloomberg reports that the wireless industry is maturing at approximately 235 million users in the U.S. alone.

05/25/2015

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Teacher Of The Year Gives Eloquent Advice To Prospective Educators

Recent events in Baltimore City have reactivated calls not only for a better police department there, but also for economic efforts directed at all Maryland residents left behind educationally and vocationally by the improving economy.

05/25/2015

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Baltimore Psychiatric Nurse Brings Empathy, Patience To Her Role

About 17.5 million Americans are identified as having a serious mental health disorder this past year. Of these, about four million also struggle with what is known as a co occurring disorder such as alcohol or drug dependency.

05/25/2015

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Baltimore Needs Trained Professionals In Nutrition, Dietary Planning

According to the CDC, in 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese, and more than half of all adults struggled with one or more chronic health conditions.

05/25/2015

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Baltimore Pastor Believes In A Socially Conscious Church

Ames United is part of a larger social movement known as Rethink Church, an organization of over 13,000 local churches engaged in community change activities such as mobilizing volunteers and seeking to impact those suffering from illness, poverty and injustice.

05/25/2015

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Hard Work Leads To Opportunities For Baltimore Entrepreneur

The Cyber Incubator at UMBC, which provides business and technical support to early stage cyber security companies, recently awarded two prizes through the Invest Maryland Challenge to local cyber security
startups.

05/25/2015

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