Category Archives: OT

Math Skills Count for Premature Babies

[Source:  Medical News Today] A new study conducted by the University of Warwick links being born premature with low wages. Researchers have identified a link between being born preterm and decreased intelligence, reading and in particular mathematical ability and have … Continue reading

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Helping Toddlers Understand Emotion Key to Development

[Source: Medical X Press] The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The study, published in the September issue of theJournal … Continue reading

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Genes’ Role In Cerebral Palsy ‘Much Stronger’ Than Once Thought

[Source: Disability Scoop] With new findings suggesting that genes play a significant role in cerebral palsy, researchers say that broader use of genetic testing in those with the condition may be warranted. In a study of 115 children with cerebral … Continue reading

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Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities

[Source:  Disability Scoop] A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the rules air carriers must follow when dealing with travelers who have autism and other developmental disabilities. The federal agency sent guidance to airlines this … Continue reading

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EI Corner: 9 Tips for Preventing Plagiocephaly

Editor’s Note: Here is a great article for the parents and guardians of your littlest clients! [Source:  Baby Begin] Plagiocephaly is a fairly common condition, especially since the inception of the Back to Sleep campaign in 1994. The success of … Continue reading

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