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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
38 years in practice
6M people helped
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Does my question need to be medical or can it be about medical education??

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
38 years in practice
6M people helped
Does my question need to be medical or can it be about medical education??

Any question.: any question is good. if the question is general, the answer will be general as well. we do have limitation of how many characters we are allowed to use for each answer. try to ask. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified
45 years in practice
16M people helped
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
26 years in practice
18M people helped
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How can I seek disability support where I get my education?

Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
26 years in practice
18M people helped
How can I seek disability support where I get my education?

Resource center: Most educational institutions have a disability resource center, or something similar, to provide support resources to students with disabilities. They can provide assistance with priority class registration, note takers, process tutors, assistive technology for computers, assistive listening devices, transcription, and even classroom furniture accommodations. Lots to offer so check it out! ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified
45 years in practice
16M people helped
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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped
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What is the definition or description of: education?

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped
What is the definition or description of: education?

Education: Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to rear or bring up. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Board Certified, Pediatrics
284K people helped
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At what age should children start physical education classes?

Dr. Carol Jacobs
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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At what age should children start physical education classes?

Whenever they can!: PE time has been eroded from many public schools and it's a real shame! Being physically active and engaging in creative play is beneficial to a child. I believe all children should have structured quality recess/PE appropriate for their age. It actually helps them be better students! http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/move/parents-pe-questions?page=1 ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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45 years in practice
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
4M people helped
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Where do most kids get their sex education from?

Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
4M people helped
Where do most kids get their sex education from?

Type of Sex Ed Info?: The results of a recent poll on sex ed in the USA conducted by NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, & the Kennedy School of Gov at Harvard, get us thinking abt *sources* of different kinds of sex ed info! Where kids learn "the basics/birds & bees" (at least in reference 2 heterosexual activity) may B different from where they learn about types of sex, sexual orientation, birth control, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
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What is a proper curriculum for sex education?

Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
4M people helped
What is a proper curriculum for sex education?

What Ed to Include?: According 2 a large survey by NPR, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government & the Kaiser Foundation conducted in 2003, 93% of Americans believe sex ed should B taught at school. But those 93% differ on whether kids should be taught abt making responsible decisions abt sex or just taught 2 abstain. They also differ on whether the ed should include info abt gay sexual orientation & gay sex. More ... ...Read more

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Endocrinology
23 years in practice
11M people helped
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Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Endocrinology
23 years in practice
11M people helped
Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Check with school: One would expect that from a public school system but each state has its own requirements. You should check with your school district. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
7M people helped
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Does anyone feel like sex education teaches anything important?

Dr. Michael Sinclair
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
7M people helped
Does anyone feel like sex education teaches anything important?

It can but not alway: Voters tend to have very strong personal feelings about where sex education occurs, at home and controlled by the parents vs at school where the topics are managed by a school board and individual teachers. Some people think sex education means teaching abstinence, for others it means teaching birth control and std prevention. All you can do is advocate your position and vote. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
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Will a chronic physical illness affect my child's education?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
Will a chronic physical illness affect my child's education?

Yes: All kids have a baseline potential, yet with a chronic illness, time away from class for checkups/hospitalizations/therapy can add up.The time away can mean they can fall behind their classmates.Over time the kid can catch up but the issue is a real one . Many children's hospitals make an effort to help kids keep up with their work if they are their for a longer stay. ...Read more

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Board Certified, Psychiatry
34 years in practice
1M people helped
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Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Board Certified, Psychiatry
34 years in practice
1M people helped
Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Yes: Transitional living facilities still exist but have become harder to find. Some were excellent programs that included supervised living, therapy and rehab services. ...Read more

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