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Mum’s the Word: Maternal language Has Strong Effect on Children’s Social Skills

[Source:  Science Daily] Psychologists at the University of York have revealed new evidence showing how specific language used by parents to talk to their babies can help their child to understand the thoughts of others when they get older. Studying … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Underway In Los Angeles

[Source: Disability Scoop] LOS ANGELES — Tens of thousands turned out Saturday for the opening ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The event got underway about 6:30 p.m. with stilt walkers and … Continue reading

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Ability to Manage Emotions Falls on a Spectrum

[Source:  Psych Central] New research suggests emotional control is a normal challenge. Therefore, individuals experiencing an emotional instability diagnosis fall on the extreme of the normal population continuum. That is, if you are at the far end of the spectrum … Continue reading

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Literacy Corner: The Test That Can Look Into A Child’s (Reading) Future

Editor’s Note: Thank You to my friend Loren Shlaes for forwarding this fascinating article  by Cory Turner, NPR If this isn’t an honest-to-goodness crystal ball, it’s close. Neurobiologist Nina Kraus believes she and her team at Northwestern University have found … Continue reading

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Deciphering Sounds Over Background Noise May Diagnose Reading Problems

[Source; Education News.org] In an effort to determine whether children are at risk for later learning difficulties, new research has found it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle with learning to read. Studies are showing that the predictor … Continue reading

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