Tag Archives: 7 January 2011

NINDS Batten Disease Fact Sheet

Reprinted with the permission of National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke as originally published on their website. Synonym(s): Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Condensed from Batten Disease Fact Sheet What is Batten Disease? Batten disease is a fatal, inherited disorder of … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: Vibration Treatment In Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

by:  J. Ruck, G. Chabot, F. Rauch In this 6-month trial, twenty children with cerebral palsy (age 6.2 to 12.3 years; 6 girls) were randomized to either continue their school physiotherapy program unchanged or to receive 9 minutes of side-alternating … Continue reading


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PediaStaff Book Review: “Growing an In-Sync Child” by Carol Kranowitz and Joye Newman

By: Sunity Murty, M.S., OTR/L Order this Book from Amazon.com Editor’s Note: Back in November, 2010 PediaStaff reprinted a link to a Washington Post review of this book. Recently, PediaStaff was offered our own review copy by the author and … Continue reading


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SLPs in the News Discussing Stuttering: ‘The King’s Speech’ Passes Stutterers The Mic

Thank you to our friend Dee Fish, M.A., CCC-SLP for giving us the heads-up on this interview between writer Dan Slater, SLP Kristin Chmela and NPR [Source: NPR] NEAL CONAN, host: This is TALK OF THE NATION. Im Neal Conan … Continue reading


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Brain Scans Show Children with ADHD Have Faulty On-Off Switch for Mind-Wandering

[Source: Science Daily.com] Brain scans of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have shown for the first time why people affected by the condition sometimes have such difficulty in concentrating. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust, may explain why parents … Continue reading


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