Author Archives: Heidi

Long-Term Physical-Psychiatric Effects of Childhood Trauma

[Source: Medical X-Press] Exposure to trauma in childhood is associated with both psychiatric and physical problems for decades afterward, according to new research presented here today at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Annual Meeting. Researchers are longitudinally assessing more than … Continue reading


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Study: Teen Drivers with ADHD – More Tickets, More Accidents

[Source: Medical X-Press] Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a Children’s Hospital of … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Helping Children Coping with a Family Member with Young Onset Dementia

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A pioneering study led by researchers from the University of Sheffield is helping to give a voice to children and young adults who are living with a parent with dementia. There are estimated to be at least … Continue reading


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‘Lentils Will Help You Run Faster:’ Communicating Food Benefits Gets Kids to Eat Healthier

[Source:  Science Daily] That’s according to a study published today in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior by Washington State University and Florida State University scientists. The researchers found affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger … Continue reading


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Hot, New Job! 2019-2020 School-Based COTA – Eatonville, WA

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or Click HERE to Apply Are you looking for a great COTA position with a lot of autonomy? PediaStaff needs a great Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to work full-time hours with a district … Continue reading


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