Category Archives: Psych

Autism Odds Tied To Birth Spacing, Study Finds

[Source: Disability Scoop] Waiting too long — or not long enough — between pregnancies appears to increase a child’s risk of developing autism, according to a new study led by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner Too: Reflections on Alaska…Where Life is Bigger Tales of a Seasoned OT Returning to the Frontier State

Editor’s Note:  Susan Mullins, OTR/L is a returning contractor for PediaStaff.  This year, she accepted the opportunity of a lifetime to work in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Before she left for her adventure, we asked Susan if she would write an article … Continue reading


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Free Patriotic Printables Packet

[Source:  Real Life at Home] Summer time offers up so many patriotic holidays, such as Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Independence Day. Of course, as I’m concerned, there’s no time of year that isn’t perfect for a patriotic spirit! That’s why … Continue reading


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Pinterest Pinboard of the Week: July 4th and Patriotic Themed Therapy Activities

Who is planning ahead and looking for some fun patriotic activities to do with your kiddos to celebrate the 4th of July? The board is loaded with fine motor crafts, word work, handwriting and tracing cards, patterning & sequencing activities, … Continue reading


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DS Corner: Visual Supports for Children with Down Syndrome

All material Copyright © March 2009 The Down Syndrome Centre Reprinted with the express permission of the Down Syndrome Centre as originally published on their website. By: Marinet vanVuren Marinet vanVuren is a South African born Speech and Language Therapist. … Continue reading


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