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    Modern Therapy Makes Self-Care a Little Bit Easier

    Today there are various websites, services, and products geared toward health and wellness. One health and wellness treatment that is on the rise is Modern Therapy. Modern Therapy is a mental health program that provides clinical mental health treatment via email, text, phone, and video sessions. This service has connections with other new health-technology companies such as Doctor on Demand and Maven Clinic. Doctor on Demand is an app you can download on any smartphone that sets up online appointments with doctors over video. The Maven Clinic app is available to download for iOS. It is geared toward women and allows them to set up online appointments over video with…

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    Rupert Isaacson discusses horse therapy and its effect on autism

    The Committee for Disabled Students presented “Autism and Healing with Rupert Isaacson” on October 29 in Rosenthal Library. The presentation served as a means to discuss the healing effects horses have on families with autism. Rupert Isaacson, the author of “The Horse Boy,” discussed the challenges he faced when his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism at age two. Initially, the doctors introduced Rowan’s autism as catastrophic, which was soon reinforced by his susceptibility to tantrums and non-verbal communication. It was not until his relationship with his son progressed had Isaacson realized this sort of thinking is very misleading. “The [reaction of most parents to the initial diagnosis of autism]…