BY Sandi Esposito
on Dec 12, 2013
Some of us (okay, most of us) are obsessed with handmade gifts and DIY crafty things. Others can’t get enough fancy food or beauty products. I, myself, am obsessed with shelter animals...and luckily for me (and them) so is BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular sponsor SNARR (Special Needs Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation). There will be something for everybody this weekend at the Craftacular and Food Fair, and hopefully someone for the adoptable special needs dogs in the Pooch Room.
SNARR Northeast rescues dogs with severe handicaps, primarily from kill shelters. Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Jun 08, 2012
The birds-and-the-bees conversation between parents and teens isn’t exactly the easiest topic to discuss at the dinner table, though we all know it's a vital rite of passage to growing up. But what about the teens with special needs? A new study reveals that not only do they have a limited knowledge of sex, but many have some alarming misconceptions regarding human sexuality.
The study's lead researcher Ruth Garbutt found that several students believed gay sex was illegal or weren’t aware that sexual abuse is an offense that’s investigated by police. Read More