A Promising Practice: School-Based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Children with Disabilities

  title={A Promising Practice: School-Based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Children with Disabilities},
  author={Wendy W. Fuchs and Nancy J. Mundschenk and Brian Groark},
Abstract Adults and children around the world are experiencing unhealthy levels of stress. More specifically, the stress levels that children report can have detrimental effects on their social-emo... 
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