Category Archives: Psych

Autism Corner: Teaching Impulse-Control to Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Have you ever witnessed a youngster who doesn’t seem to know how to wait his or her turn, refuses to share, grabs objects out in public even after being told not to touch, has a meltdown … Continue reading

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Peds Therapy Activity: Origami Cat Finger Puppet / Pencil Toppers

[Source:  Red Ted Art] Check out these adorable origami cat finger puppet on Red Ted Art.   Perfect for Back to School pencil toppers they would be great for conversation skills, are ideal for fine motor and following directions and … Continue reading

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Small Study Shows High School Music Classes Improve Language Skills

[Source:  US News and World Report] A tiny study of 40 high school students in Chicago perked up some ears recently. It found that a small amount of musical instrument instruction — only two to three hours of band class … Continue reading

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ADHD Risk Rises For Each Week a Preemie is Born Early

[Source:  Medical X-Press] (HealthDay)—The more premature a child is born, the higher the likelihood of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a recent Finnish study. Babies born particularly underweight or overweight for their gestational age also had an increased risk … Continue reading

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Autism: Transforming Behavioral Therapy with Technology

[Source:  Science Daily] From iPods to cell phone networks, power generation to GPS systems, electrical and computer engineers are producing the technologies we depend on every day. But one electrical engineer, a second-year doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, … Continue reading

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