Category Archives: Psych

Hot Jobs: School Psychology Positions Throughout California

Pediastaff is hiring school psychologists for the balance of School Year 14/15 in various locations in California, including the San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles areas. Typical job description includes Undertaking student assessments, coordinating IEP meetings and placement of students in … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What Can You Do With PVC?

Editor’s Note:  Thank you to Carol Zangari for sharing this great e-book! [Source:  PrAACtical AAC] This gem of a book from the ATEN Coordinating Unit at Orange County Schools is an oldie, but a goodie! PVC: Practical, Versatile, Cheap AT … Continue reading

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Difficult Behavior in Young Children May Point to Later Problems

[Source: Science Daily] It’s normal for a young child to have tantrums and be otherwise disruptive, but researchers have found that if such behavior is prolonged or especially intense, the child may have conduct disorder, a childhood psychiatric problem that … Continue reading

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Parents May Be Able to Lower Kids’ Autism Risk

[Source:  Time] With the help of videos and trained therapists, parents of at-risk kids may eventually help their toddlers to avoid an autism diagnosis Autism experts still disagree over a lot of things about the developmental disorder, but there is … Continue reading

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Two-Minute Imaging Test for Autism in the Works

[Source:  Psych Central] Scientists have developed a brain-imaging technique that may be able to detect autism spectrum disorder in only two minutes, according to new research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. The scanning procedure, which reveals the brain’s response … Continue reading

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