Category Archives: Psych

Special Ed Corner: 10 Helpful and Compassionate Comments Heard at an IEP Meeting

[Source:  Friendship Circle] During most discussions about IEPs, we talk about the times that things went wrong and disgraceful things were said.  But not all IEPs are like that!  Recently a commenter on the Friendship Circle blog wrote, “Instead of ridiculous and offensive comments, … Continue reading


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Therapeutic Strategy May Treat Childhood Neurological Disorder

[Source:  Science Daily] UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a possible therapy to treat neurofibromatosis type 1 or NF1, a childhood neurological disease characterized by learning deficits and autism that is caused by inherited mutations in the gene encoding … Continue reading


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School Psychology Corner: Is Anxiety Really a Gift?

[Source:  Brain Blogger.com] 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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