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2 New Classes from Hearts & Hands CounselingHearts and Hands Counseling is offering our Anxiety and Depression Skill Building & Support Group is starting Wednesday June 8th.

How Counseling Nourishes Your Life & Your GoalsHow often do you get fifty minutes to truly focus on yourself in a productive way?

Estate Planning Workshop in Granite Bay June 2Join ATOU for an Estate Planning Workshop at the ATOU Office, June 2, 7PM.

Autism and Cancer Share Risk Genes in CommonResearchers with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, MIND Institute identify more than 40 common genes.

Raising Awareness for Mental HealthIn the U.S., the month of May is (or was, depending on when your newspaper publishes this column) "Mental Health Awareness Month."

Mental Health Matters Month in Placer CountyDid you know that one in four adults will have a mental health challenge in their lifetime? Chances are either you or someone you know is affected by mental illness

Introduction to the game of Bankshot June 11thJoin the City of Sacramento, Department of Parks and Recreation, Access Leisure section for an introduction to the game of "Bankshot".

Quadriplegic Sought Help From FriendsIt seemed a fun summer trip for a 17-year-old gymnast. In 1994, Mike Ritter, now of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, joined a performance gymnastics team

How Swim lessons Can Help Children and Adults with Special Needs EmotionallyTaking swim lessons can benefit an individual in multiple ways. Not only are they learning a life-saving skill through

Parent Has Twin Daughters With CPJon Ebersole of Oak Park, Illinois, believes his 24-year-old twin daughters' shared disability, cerebral palsy, created at times a challenging experience

Creating More Inclusive Zoos and MuseumsNot long last week after featuring a 35-year-old man named "Tony" (a pseudonym), who became legally blind at birth due to retinopathy of prematurity (ROP),

Distance Language Intervention Helps Adolescents with Disabilities Communicate(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - Sean Sawicki, who has fragile X syndrome, can be hard to understand and doesn't always have the attention span to carry on a sustained conversation.




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