Hope Dealer vs Dope Dealer – Increasing Adaptive Functioning Through Positive Behavior Support

Focusing on improvement, NOT performance

It seems that it’s getting harder and harder for society to relate to the idea of improvement because we live in such a result-oriented world. Think about it: when was the last time someone told you you did a good job, improved upon your skills, or gave you some sort...

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Hope Dealer vs Dope Dealer – Increasing Adaptive Functioning Through Positive Behavior Support

Adapting Sports For Inclusion

I learned the concept of INclusion at a very young age. At the age of four, I was diagnosed with a learning disability that was both retrieval- and language-based. The diagnosis opened the floodgates to a series of judgments from teachers and classmates as...

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Hope Dealer vs Dope Dealer – Increasing Adaptive Functioning Through Positive Behavior Support

Are Organized Sports Still KING?

The best answer I can give is that it’s a matter of opinion. It all depends on the goals of the parent as well as the child/adolescent. What are you looking to achieve? For some, organized sports is an excellent option. Studies have shown that organized sports...

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Hope Dealer vs Dope Dealer – Increasing Adaptive Functioning Through Positive Behavior Support

Start With Why

Every single organization and/or business on this planet knows what they do. Some even know how they do it, but very few know why they do what they do. That being said, why does my business, Empowered Sports and Fitness, exist? Here is...

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