Category Archives: Psych

Farm Eases Haircut Anxiety For Kids On The Spectrum

[Source: The Fresno Bee via Disability Scoop] Five-year-old Saya Luna-Triplett used to be terrified to get her hair cut. The drone of voices, buzz of clippers and shearing of scissors in the confined space of a beauty salon were overwhelming … Continue reading

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Two Activities to Teach Basics of Emotional Regulation to Kids

[Source: Bounceback Parenting] Teach these two activities to kids and give them essential tools for self regulation and emotional control. This post contains affiliate links – if you purchase through them you are able to support the work of Bounceback Parenting … Continue reading

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Second Case of ‘Down Syndrome’ in Chimps

[Source: Science Daily] Japanese researchers have confirmed the second case known to science of a chimpanzee born with trisomy 22, a chromosomal defect similar to that of Down syndrome (or trisomy 21) in humans. The report on Kanako, a 24-year-old … Continue reading

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How ‘Nature and Nurture’ Maybe Influencing Eating Behavior in Young Kids

[Source:  Medical X-Press] For most preschool-age children, picky eating is just a normal part of growing up. But for others, behaviors such as insisting on only eating their favorite food item—think chicken nuggets at every meal—or refusing to try something … Continue reading

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Brain Stimulation Shows Promise As Aid To Recovery from TBI

[Source: Psych Daily] Low-impulse electrical brain stimulation may help improve neural function in patients who have mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) with persistent post-concussion symptoms, according to a new pilot study by researchers at the University of California San Diego … Continue reading

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