Category Archives: Psych

School Psychology Corner: Helping Immigrant Children in Schools

Thank you to the National Association of School Psychologists for recommending this article: [Source:] Since the beginning of the year, nearly 40,000 Central American minors detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with their parents or … Continue reading

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Autism, Attention Deficit Marked by Opposing Brain Changes

[Source:  Simons Foundation] Autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have much in common: Children with either disorder are often inattentive or hyperactive, and many are diagnosed with both disorders. The two disorders also share at least some genetic risk factors. A … Continue reading

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Learning to Play the Piano? Sleep on It!

[Source:  Science Daily] According to researchers at the University of Montreal, the regions of the brain below the cortex play an important role as we train our bodies’ movements and, critically, they interact more effectively after a night of sleep. … Continue reading

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Interview Topic of the Week: HIPAA

Does HIPAA apply at your facility? If so, what are your HIPAA guidelines?   How do you comply with HIPAA on a daily basis?  The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 established privacy rules patients in health care settings … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: Changes in Self Awareness Among Students with Brain Injuries

by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Ph.D., Bonnie Todis, Ph.D., and Ann Glang, Ph.D. This manual explains five factors that contribute to a student’s unawareness after acquired brain injury. It shows how to work with the student by using awareness activities consistently … Continue reading

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