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Parent-Led Intervention May Reduce Autism Severity

[Source:  Disability Scoop] For the first time, researchers say they have evidence that parent-led intervention for young kids with autism continues to yield gains several years later. Children who participated in an intervention between the ages of 2 and 4 … Continue reading

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Brain Scans of Children with Tourette’s Offer Clues to Disorder

[Source:  Science Daily] Using MRIs, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified areas in the brains of children with Tourette’s syndrome that appear markedly different from the same areas in the brains of children who … Continue reading

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EI Corner: New DOE Guidance on ESSA and Early Learning

[Source:  School Library Journal] The U.S. Department of Education released non-regulatory guidance as its first comprehensive look at how the nation’s new education law, the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), supports the youngest learners. President Obama signed ESSA into law in … Continue reading

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ABA Therapy Difficult To Access For Many Military Families

[Source: Disability Scoop] It’s difficult for some military parents at Fort Bragg, N.C., and other bases nationwide, to find in-network specialists for their children with autism and that’s due, in part, to the way federal officials changed health insurance plan … Continue reading

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Youth Football Players Show Brain Changes After Just One Season

[Source:  Medical News Today] It is estimated that around 30 million children and adolescents in the United States take part in some form of sports. While such participation has clear health benefits, the risks cannot be overlooked; each year in … Continue reading

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