Posts Categorized: Health and Wellness

Better Hearing Means Better Speech & Language Development

Better Hearing Means Better Speech & Language Development Hearing is an invisible sense that is a necessary precursor for speech and language development. Hearing is also linked to reading and writing skill development, as well!  We are all connected; our ears are connected to the back of our noses by the Eustachian Tube. ‘Tis still…read more

Health and Wellness Newsletter February/March 2014

Newsletter 14Feb20  February 1 – 28 Is American Heart Month Did you know that Coronary Heart Disease is America’s #1 Killer!?!? That’s why it is so important to reduce your risk factors, know warning signs, and know how to respond quickly to warning signs. Heart Attack Signs: Chest discomfort Discomfort in areas of the upper…read more

TO YOUR HEALTH: Being positive or negative are habits of thoughts that have a very strong influence on everyone’s life. April 2013 is National Autism Awareness Month   What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of…read more

What’s New In Nursing

The County Board serves as a clinical and community experience site for physicians in training. Medical students learn valuable information on caring for individuals with disabilities. The individuals served by the County Board have the opportunity to educate the medical students from Ohio University on their special needs. Brian McCulloch is an excellent educator. Dr….read more