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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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SLP Corner: Using Literature Combined With Repetition to Enhance Language Development

[Source: Read it Once Again] by Rae Shaper, BA MEd Young children with language delays and autism thrive in an environment filled with visual cues, familiarity, and predictability. When these three factors are combined with repeated readings of familiar children’s … Continue reading

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Hot Job! Pediatric Outpatient PT – Fairbanks, Alaska

  Privately owned pediatric therapy clinic is a growing practice in Fairbanks, AK and seeks a pediatric physical therapist to join her team. * Approach to therapy is a bit different than the norm. * Offers intensive therapy sessions at … Continue reading

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