Category Archives: Psych

Peds Therapy Corner: What Stealing Cookies Teaches Us About Young Children and Empathy

[Source:  Mind Shift] Toddlers can throw their fair share of tantrums, especially when you don’t yield to their will. But by age 3, it turns out, the little rug rats actually have a burgeoning sense of fairness and are inclined … Continue reading

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Autism Risk Spotted at Birth in Abnormal Placentas

Editor’s Note:  Thank you to Lindsey Biel for sending us this article.   In her note, to PediaStaff,  Linsdsey said, “This is HUGE. Armed with this knowledge, the hope is that new parents can get early intervention starting at BIRTH.” … Continue reading

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Summer Therapy Ideas: 20 Road Trip Busy Bags

[Source:  Hands on As We Grow] First of all, what do I consider a ‘busy bag’? A busy bag to me is something that can be contained and stored away, but brought out to play with and put back (reusable). … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs in Tuscon, AZ! School Psych and PT!

We have some wonderful opportunities 2015-2016 school year about half an hour north of Tucson.  There are four school psych openings and a part-time PT position. Here are the details on the PT opening: We have a great opportunity for … Continue reading

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Special Form of Talk-Therapy Helps Kids in Developing Nations

[Source:  Psych Central] New research suggests lay workers with little education can be trained to deliver effective counseling to traumatized children living in developing nations. Investigators discovered a specific type of talk therapy aids orphans and other vulnerable children and … Continue reading

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