Category Archives: Psych

Worth Repeating: Autism and Drumming

Editor’s Note: One of our LinkedIn followers, Jorge Ochoa, OTR/L called our attention to an article he wrote for the Autism Notebook.  Thanks Jorge for letting us know about  it! [Source:  The Autism Notebook] Many children with autism seem to have … Continue reading


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PediaStaff Professional Development Tip: Get Yourself “Out There”

Back in the day (I really do hate that expression!), the only way a less experienced therapy clinician could share his or her thoughts and ideas on therapy technique, research or anything else, was to complete a peer reviewed study … Continue reading


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Feel Good Story of the Week: Visually Impaired Kids Hunt for “Audible Easter Eggs”

Editor’s Note:  Thanks to Keith Adams, PediaStaff partner for sharing this article.  How wonderful! [Source:  WJHG.com Panama City]   Most of us take something as simple as hunting Easter eggs for granted. But not children who are visually impaired. Founder April Cao … Continue reading


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Book Review: Dads of Disability

Editor’s Note:  The author of this book, Gary Dietz, is generously offering a discount on his book to all PediaStaff readers.  Please visit his blog for this exclusive offer. Book:  Dads of Disability Collected and Edited by Gary Dietz Additional … Continue reading


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Confirmation of the Neurobiological Origin of Attention-Deficit Disorder

[Source:  Medical News Today] A study, carried out on mice, has just confirmed the neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder (ADD), a syndrome whose causes are poorly understood. Researchers from CNRS, the University of Strasbourg and INSERM1 have identified a cerebral structure, … Continue reading


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