Category Archives: Psych

School Psych Corner: 4 Proven Strategies for Teaching Empathy

[Source: Edutopia] Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Empathy has the capacity to transform individual lives for the better while helping to bring about positive social change in schools and communities worldwide. In psychology, … Continue reading

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Study: Exercise May Cut Behavior Issues In Half

[Source: Disability Scoop] Researchers say there may be a simple way to reduce challenging behaviors among those with autism and similar disorders during the school day — add in some exercise. A new study looking at the impact of structured, … Continue reading

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Brain Impairments in Premature Infants May Begin in the Womb

[Source:  Science Daily] Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains, according to a first-of-its kind research study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at the National Institutes … Continue reading

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Vision Symptoms Following Concussion Limiting for Students

[Source: Science Daily] A comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions — particularly in children reporting academic difficulty. Researchers from the University of Alabama … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Teaching Tolerance

[Source:  Dr. Lisa, School Psych] The Teaching Tolerance blog, created by the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls itself “a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.”  It provides professional development on … Continue reading

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