Category Archives: Psych

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Join? Why?

Editor’s Note:  This article was written by an SLP, but is relevant and important for all pediatric therapists and clinical professionals!   Get Connected! by Annie Doyle, CCC-SLP I will admit it, for many years I was not a member in my local … Continue reading

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School Psychology Corner: Beneath the Smiles and Laughter

by Mark A. Simpson, M.S., Ed.S. With the recent and unexpected loss of legendary entertainer, philanthropist and comedian, Robin Williams, the topic of mental health has been a national conversation as of late. While it is uncertain how much Williams’ … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria May Influence Cravings, Moods

[Source:  Psych Central] The bacteria found in our digestive tracts may be affecting both our cravings and moods, and may even push us toward obesity, according to a new analysis published in the journal BioEssays. Based on a review of recent … Continue reading

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Imaging Study Shows How Children Memorize Facts

[Source:  Psych Central] New brain-imaging research reveals how the brain reorganizes itself as children learn basic math facts. “As children learn basic arithmetic, they go from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory,” researchers at … Continue reading

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Special Educator Corner: Skills and Deficits Associated with HFA Students

Editor’s Note:  It is important to note that children who are not diagnosed with HFA, but who have been diagnosed with severe ADD/ADHD may have very similar skills and deficits as the described below for the child with HFA. [Source:  My Aspergers … Continue reading

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