Category Archives: Psych

School Psychology Corner: Is Anxiety Really a Gift?

[Source:  Brain] by Sherianna Boyle MEd, CAGS Anxiety is most known as a “thinking” disorder which can be evidenced through symptoms such as chronic worrying. Science now shows that human beings have on average between 60,000 and 70,000 thoughts … Continue reading

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Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Raises Autism Risk

[Source: CBS News] As autism rates continue to rise in the U.S., researchers are searching for reasons why. Even though children don’t typically show signs of autism until a few years after birth, some of the most significant risk factors may actually … Continue reading

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Designer Focuses On Interiors For Those With Autism

[Source:  Disability Scoop] MINNEAPOLIS — A.J. Paron-Wildes’ home, a walk-out rambler in suburban Oak Park Heights, Minn., is a study in calm — all clean, uncluttered spaces and earthy, neutral hues that echo the autumn leaves framing the view of … Continue reading

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Hot Job: School Psychologist – San Francisco, CA!

We are seeking a full time school experienced School Psychologist for the balance of School Year 14/15. In addition to working in this lovely area, you’ll enjoy the supportive team environment at this school district. The position is full time … Continue reading

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Research: Distracted to Learn? Maybe Not

[Source: Psych Central] Surprising new research may rewrite learning theory as Brown University scientists contend that distractions do not necessarily impede the learning process of a motor task. Investigators discovered that if attention was as divided during recall of a … Continue reading

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