Category Archives: Psych

City Among First To Go ‘Autism Friendly’

[Source: Disability Scoop] Seven-year-old Kayde Gustafson races into the YMCA gym, grabs a kid-size basketball and puts up a shot at one of the four hoops ringing the court. Then he goes to the next hoop. And the next. Always … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: Tips for Teachers with Students on the Autism Spectrum

[Source: My Aspergers Child] Students with Aspergers and High Functioning Autism (HFA) may fall anywhere in the continuum between withdrawn and active but odd. These children want to communicate with their peers – but may lack the ability to do so. They do … Continue reading


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Free Social Stories About Personal Space

[Source: And Next Comes L] Do your kids struggle with personal space? Yeah, mine too… Social stories are one way that we have been working on this particular skill with my son. We also use our space invaders social skills pack to … Continue reading


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Autism is Not Linked to Eating Fish in Pregnancy

[Source: Science Daily] A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children. Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury … Continue reading


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Pregnancy Drug May Have Triggered ADHD in Grandchildren of Women Who Used it.

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health reported elevated odds for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the grandchildren of users of diethylstilbestrol, … Continue reading


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