[Source: Science Daily] Researchers at the University of Calgary and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), in Toronto, have discovered genetic risk factors for OCD that could help pave the way for earlier diagnosis and improved treatment for children and youth. “Our…...
[Source:  Pre-K Pages] Spring is in the air. It’s time to get outside, soak up the sunshine and get young children moving while learning with these spring movement games. Incorporating outdoor play into learning is a win-win for kids’ health and academic growth.…...
April 12, 2021
[Source: Science Daily] A new study has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorder is related to changes in the gut microbiome. The findings are published this week in mSystems, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “Longitudinally, we were able to…...
April 12, 2021
[Source: Science Daily] Exposure to phthalates, a class of chemicals widely used in packaging and consumer products, is known to interfere with normal hormone function and development. Now researchers have found evidence linking pregnant women’s exposure to phthalates to altered cognitive outcomes…...
[Source: Science Daily] A team tested and validated elaborated language sampling (ELS) as a reliable set of procedures for collecting, measuring and analyzing the spoken language of youth with Down syndrome in a naturalistic setting. They found that ELS can be used…...
[Source: Science Daily] While it isn’t surprising that infants and children love to look at people’s movements and faces, recent research studies exactly where they look when they see someone using sign language. The research uses eye-tracking technology that offers a non-invasive…...
April 12, 2021
[Source:  Disability Scoop] The Biden administration is putting big bucks behind an effort to get more people with disabilities vaccinated against COVID-19. As eligibility opens up to everyone nationwide, federal officials are acknowledging that challenges remain in reaching many people with disabilities…...
[Source: Hands on As We Grow] Simple no prep play dough activity for toddlers to learn colors and strengthen fine motor skills using just 2 supplies you have at home. Play dough has become an all time favorite in our house. And…...
[Source:  Your Therapy Source] If you work in occupational therapy, it can feel like a hamster wheel sometimes. You are so busy with your day to day schedules, working with all of your clients. This printable highlights the devotion and importance of…...
[Source: Understood] Kids have been learning in new ways since the coronavirus pandemic began. If kids are doing distance learning, they may be sitting in front of a screen for many hours each day. If kids are learning in school, there may…...