Category Archives: Psych

School Psych Corner: White Matter Maturation Associated with Emergence of Theory of Mind

[Source:  The Journal Nature] by Charlotte Grosse Wiesmann, Jan Schreiber, Tania Singer, Nikolaus Steinbeis, and Angela D. Friederici Humans have the ability to represent what other people think and believe. This implies that we are able to understand that beliefs … Continue reading

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Peds Tx Corner: Social Behavior Starts with Social Thought: The Four Steps of Perspective Taking

Editor’s Note:   Thank you to School Psyched, Your School Psychologist for featuring this article.    You can follow her HERE Students (including adults) usually respond that social thinking is only used while within a social interaction, such as hanging out … Continue reading

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Dear Teacher, This is What I Would Like You to Know About Me

[Source:  Stirred Up] This is a must watch for all who teach students with disabilities.  Please  share far and wide! Watch and Share This Video HERE

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Unanimous Supreme Court Expands Scope of Special Education Rights

[Source: School Law Blog] The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a major decision expanding the scope of students’ special education rights, ruling unanimously that schools must do more than provide a “merely more than de minimis” education program to … Continue reading

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Parent’s Corner: Speaking to Your Child’s Classmates About Down Syndrome

Editor’s Note:  Today is World Down Syndrome Day.   Here is a great article to help children understand Down Syndrome.  [Source: Friendship Circle] My daughter Sophie is almost fourteen. She has Down syndrome. She’s in eighth grade and has been … Continue reading

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