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2 Deletion Syndrome, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The MIND Institute is actively seeking participation in our research studies from individuals of all ages. To learn more about participating, contact Brittani Phillips at 916-703-0299. In addition to our research, we also have the Massie Family Clinic ». The MIND Institute also provides extensive resources for families in our onsite Resource Center ». The 2018 Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities.

The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was established in the 1960’s. I guess the popularity stems from the desire of seriously concerned fellow native Filipinos to: learn, have deeper understanding, find solutions to stop and reverse the national predicaments suffered and being inflicted on the lives of past, present and foreseeable future generations of our fellow native Filipino majority. With such understanding, it is hoped that it will lead to an appreciation and realization that a great part of the problem is ourselves. This post actually touches the issue of culture, i.

Here our native culture is looked at just from the religious point of view. Frankly, I see this point of view as limited or inadequate, based on what I have alluded to regarding source in the preceding paragraph. I will go back, try a broader and deeper look into the issue of our native Filipino culture, i. I see as obstacles to national development sometime later. Filipinos kept functionally ignorant by design, the latter can only feel perennially abandoned by its government.

All the while the minority who benefit from the recognized system of patronage take care of their extended families and associates. The question nowadays seems to be “Why can’t we be good? We Filipinos point out, ad nauseam, about our homeland as being the only Christian nation in Asia, as if it were a badge that we can brandish around. How come some, if not many, of those who commit crimes and are guilty of corruption were from exclusive Catholic schools? Have the mentors themselves sold out? Why did the good moral and church social teachings not stick?