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Hot Jobs: Pediatric and School Based OT Positions Throughout Chicagoland

Call Today at 866-733-4278 or   Click HERE to Apply  Immediate openings in the Chicago suburbs for Occupational Therapists interested in working with children.  Lucrative school based, pediatric outpatient clinic and early intervention placements are all available in areas such as … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do: Student With Spina Bifida Walks for the First Time at His Graduation

[Source:  AOL News] Akron, OH — A Norton High School senior walked for the very first time at his graduation ceremony Tuesday night. Bryce Swartz was born with severe spina bifida and paralyzed from the chest down. The always upbeat … Continue reading

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Brain Images Reveal Roots of Kids’ Increasing Cognitive Control

[Source: Science Daily] As children age into adolescence and on into young adulthood, they show dramatic improvements in their ability to control impulses, stay organized, and make decisions. Those “executive functions” of the brain are key factors in determining outcomes, … Continue reading

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Babies’ Slow Brain Waves Could Predict Problems

[Source:  Medical X-Press] The brain waves of healthy newborns – which appear more abnormal than those of severe stroke victims – could be used to accurately predict which babies will have neurodevelopmental disorders. University of Queensland researchers are investigating whether … Continue reading

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Oxytocin Administered to Nose Increases Emotion Perception in Autism

[Source:  Science Daily] Autism is characterized by difficulties in social functioning. Individuals with autism are generally less sensitive to social information, which can influence their interactions with others as they may overlook social cues. Research has shown that the neuropeptide … Continue reading

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