Category Archives: Psych

Netflix Series To Focus On Teen With ASD

[Source:  Disability Scoop] A coming-of-age story about a teenager on the autism spectrum and his family is coming to Netflix. The streaming service said this week that it has given the green light to a new series called “Atypical.” The … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: 20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions With Anxious or Defiant Students

[Source:  Mind Shift] Students’ behavior is a form of communication and when it’s negative it almost always stems from an underlying cause. There are many reasons kids might be acting out, which makes it difficult for a teacher in a … Continue reading

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17 Creative Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

[Source: Kid Activities Blog] Here’s 17 creative and fun how to Decorate Pumpkin Ideas in this post! My preschoolers love to play with and decorate pumpkins. It is our fall family tradition and it seems we are not alone in that! … Continue reading

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Foster Care Children at Much Greater Risk of Physical, Mental Health Problems

[Source:  Science Daily] Children who have been in the U.S. foster care system are at a significantly higher risk of mental and physical health problems — ranging from learning disabilities, developmental delays and depression to behavioral issues, asthma and obesity … Continue reading

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Risk-Taking Behavior in Teens Caused By Imbalanced Brain Activity

[Source: Science Daily] Adolescent-specific behavior may be driven by an imbalance in activity between the prefrontal cortex (PFC), an area of the brain involved in cognitive control and inhibition, which does not fully develop until the late teens/early 20s, and … Continue reading

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