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Worth Repeating: Inventive Games That Teach Kids About Empathy and Social Skills

[Source:  MindShift] By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Play is nothing if not social. Games organize play, allowing us to wrangle and experiment with the world. When we play games, more often than not, it’s us under the microscope. Video games, however, have been a … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Job Search Tip of the Week: Is Your Best Face Forward on Facebook?

Would you want a potential employer to see your Facebook page as it stands today? A recent study commissioned by Career Builder, has found that 37 percent of hiring managers use social networking sites to research job applicants, with over … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Do’s and Don’ts of Sign Language with Young Children

[Source:  Sprout Peds] If you are a parent or professional working with typically developing young children or children who are challenged, you have probably been introduced to the notion of using sign language with them.  As a pediatric team of … Continue reading

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School Psychology Corner: A ‘Thank You Letter’ to Families Affected by Autism

by Stephanie Foster Brown, Certified School Psychologist When I chose a career as a school psychologist, I knew I would work with many families affected by autism. But what I didn’t anticipate, was just how much I would learn from those … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: 11 Things Never to Say to Parents of a Child with Autism (and 11 Things You Should)

[Source:  Today.com] We know they mean well. Or at least we hope they do. All of the family, friends, co-workers and even strangers who approach parents of children on the autism spectrum with words that really should never have left … Continue reading

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