Author Archives: Heidi

Research Explains Sensory Integration Difficulties in Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] New research confirms that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have significant sensory deficits that influence social interactions. Investigators determined the brains of individuals with ASD appear to lack feedback loops that help to process … Continue reading

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Temp School Speech-Language Pathologist/SLP Job – Portland, OR

We are searching for a speech-language pathologist for a temporary school based assignment located in the Portland, OR area.  This is a .75 position with flexible scheduling. *  The speech therapy position begins as soon as possible and runs for … Continue reading

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Language Barriers Impede Treatment for Special Needs Children

[Source: Science Daily] Language barriers can have dangerous consequences for children with special health care needs, according to a paper by authors including pediatric specialists at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). … Continue reading

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Meet AISOY1 the Robot, Autism Therapy Assistant

[Source: Science Daily] Researchers at the Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) and AISOY Robotics are collaborating to expand the potential of their robot assistant for the treatment of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Specifically, the goal is to explore … Continue reading

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Hot Job: Pediatric Physical Therapist Assistant – Vancouver, WA (Near Portland, OR)

We have a fabulous pediatric position for a Physical Therapist Assistant to start as soon as possible working with children from birth to 21 in the Vancouver area. *  Therapist will provide service in schools and in an outpatient clinic … Continue reading

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