Category Archives: Psych

Autism Activity of the Week: 6 Classic Outdoor Activities for Children With Autism

[Source: Friendship Circle] Spring has sprung, Memorial Day is almost here. If you have to pick a time of year to get outside, this is it! The weather is pleasant and even when not, you can take advantage of what … Continue reading

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The Power of Clowning Around

[Source:  Medical News Today] Medical clowns can reduce anxiety and length of hospital stay for children undergoing urologic surgery, according to a new study featured at the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Medical research has … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: This Is The Hardest Part About Traveling with Autism

[Source: Autism Speaks] Carrie Cariello, author and mother of five recently wrote a blog about her boy Jack who’s on the autism spectrum. You can find the original post via her website here. You can learn more about our Autism … Continue reading

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Feds Put Brakes On Special Education Cutbacks

[Source: Disability Scoop] With a new rule, federal education officials are telling schools not to skimp on funding for special education. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, schools are required to spend at least as much on special education … Continue reading

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Brain & Behavioral Differences Found Boys & Girls with Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] New research has found differences in the biology of the brains, as well as their behavior, of preschool boys and girls diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Researchers at the University of California-Davis believe their findings may help explain … Continue reading

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