Category Archives: Psych

Therapy Tech Corner: Apple Releases iOS 8 with Major Accessibility Improvements

[Source:  the Assistive Technology Blog] Today, Apple released iOS 8 the latest software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new software, which is available for free, includes many new features and enhancements, including new accessibility features and tools that will allow … Continue reading


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The Brains of Children with ADHD Do Not Recognize Angry Expression

[Source:  Medical News Today] Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior in children with ADHD can result in social problems and they tend to be excluded from peer activities. They have been found to have impaired recognition of emotional expression from other faces. The … Continue reading


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Book Review: Just Breathe – When Teachers Practice Mindfulness

[Source:  Edutopia] Once in a while, a resource comes along that is so invaluable to our work as educators that I have to share it with you. Meena Srinivasan’s new book,Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom, … Continue reading


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Study Points to Neural Basis for Social Deficits in ADHD Kids

[Source:  Psych Central] New research finds evidence of differences in brain function in kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may underlie problems recognizing emotion in facial expressions. Children with ADHD frequently exhibit inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. These behaviors may explain why they are often … Continue reading


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Interview Question of the Week: Have You Ever Had to Advocate for Services?

Here is a great interview question for you experienced pediatric therapists in schools: Tell me about a situation where you needed to advocate for therapy or special education services for a child at your school.  What did you say?  What was … Continue reading


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