Category Archives: Psych

Severe Morning Sickness May Be Risk Factor for Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study discovers children whose mothers had a severe form of a morning sickness during pregnancy were 53 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Kaiser Permanente researchers said the condition, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, … Continue reading

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New Brain Research Could Change How Concussions are Treated

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including concussions, can be caused by anything from sports injuries to battlefield trauma. And they can have fatal or lasting effects. The results of a severe concussion—problems with thinking, memory, movement, emotions—are clear. … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Join? Why?

Editor’s Note:  This article was written by an SLP, but is relevant and important for all pediatric therapists and clinical professionals!   Get Connected! by Annie Doyle, CCC-SLP I will admit it, for many years I was not a member in my local … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Make a Zombie

[Source: TeachHub] Most of the free Halloween Apps we have seen lately are great for younger kids, but not so exciting for the secondary school set.    “Make a Zombie” should fit the bill if you are looking for a … Continue reading

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Trump Signs Autism Act

[Source: Disability Scoop] With little time to spare, President Donald Trump approved an extension of the nation’s primary autism law, authorizing $1.8 billion in spending on the developmental disorder in the coming years. Trump signed the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, … Continue reading

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