Category Archives: School Nursing

Ask PediaStaff: I Have Filled out My Application With PediaStaff, What Happens Next?

After you have completed your screening questionnaire/interview, your profile and resume will be sent to the appropriate PediaStaff Staffing Consultant(s) for your geographic area. You will receive a notification (an email, call or perhaps a text) from the PediaStaff career … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do: Hockey Player Helps His Friend with Special Needs Score a Goal

Editor’s Note:   Everyone in the PediaStaff family knows to always on the lookout for beautiful stories and videos.   Got this video earlier this week, from none other than my hubby who happens to be an insane hockey fan … Continue reading

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Study: Diet Not Connected to GI Problems in Children with Autism

[Source:  Medical News Today] Many children with autism spectrum disorder experience significant gastrointestinal issues, but the cause of these symptoms is unknown. Professionals in the medical community have suggested a potential link between diet and gastrointestinal issues related to autism. Now, researchers … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: How to Spot and Treat Anxiety in Children

[Source:] Marla Booth* thought she was giving her daughter Madison a leg up by sending her to a well-regarded private school. But instead of coming home every day filled with excitement about what she was learning, her third-grader would … Continue reading

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Exposure to Alcohol Before Birth May Make Drinking More Appealing to Teens

[Source:  Science Daily] A new study suggests that fetal alcohol exposure (FAE) reduces the taste system’s responsiveness to the bitter flavor and burning sensation of many varieties of alcoholic beverages. These factors make alcohol unappealing to some people, but, for … Continue reading

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