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Study Shows that Puzzle Pieces Evoke Negativity from the Public

[Source: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism] Why was the study conducted? They’re everywhere. On the lapels of NCAA basketball coaches during the Final Four. On a FOX reporter’s bowtie during the World Series. On bumper stickers, backpacks, bracelets, beer koozies, tote bags, and the background … Continue reading

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Teenage Aggression Linked to Neglect

[Source: Medical X-Press] Nearly half of all teenagers investigated for neglect by Ontario’s child welfare agencies and exhibiting signs of aggression are abandoned by their parents. This is because the parents are not willing or able to remain the primary … Continue reading

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Brain Benefits of Sensory Motor Groups

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Do you provide group therapy sessions?  Is it ever a struggle for children to participate?  Do you find that some children have the motor skills when playing alone but then have difficulties when they start playing … Continue reading

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Service Dog Company Accused Of Scamming Customers

[Source: Disability Scoop] Briggs Geister decided to buy a service dog from Noelle’s Dogs Four Hope based on the company’s glowing online reviews and its reasonable prices. Her husband has difficulty walking and uses oxygen due to a terminal lung … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Reality Show Takes Home Emmys

[Source: Disability Scoop] A documentary series chronicling the lives of seven young adults with Down syndrome is the winner of multiple Emmy Awards. A&E’s “Born This Way” received top honors for outstanding casting for a reality program and outstanding cinematography … Continue reading

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