Category Archives: Psych

Autism Severity Detected with Brain Activity Test

[Source:  Medical X-Press] UCLA researchers have discovered that children with autism have a tell-tale difference on brain tests compared with other children. Specifically, the researchers found that the lower a child’s peak alpha frequency—a number reflecting the frequency of certain … Continue reading


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Free App For a Limited Time: Mosaics

[Source: Bridging Apps] Mosaics, by the developer Step by Step, is an engaging app that is part of a suite of game-based learning tools designed for early childhood learning. Mosaics allows the user to manipulate through drag-and-drop technology to arrange … Continue reading


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Educator’s Corner: The Power of Story in the Classroom

[Source:  Education Week Teacher] There is something incredibly compelling about a well-told story. In fact, it is one of the most powerful tools we possess. For most of human history, oral stories were the primary way that knowledge and tradition … Continue reading


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Chances to Treat Childhood Dementia

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Although dementia is most often seen in adults, childhood or adolescent dementia does occur. A team of researchers from the University of Würzburg believes that established therapeutic drugs might be effective against childhood dementia. Childhood dementia is an inherited … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: Designing Positive Behavior Support Plans for Learners on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  Best Practice Autism] he problem behaviors of children on the autism spectrum are among the most challenging and stressful issues faced by schools and parents. The current best practice in treating and preventing unwanted or challenging behaviors utilizes the … Continue reading


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