Tag Archives: 11 January 2019

Trump Administration Rescinds Guidance Amid Objections From Disability Advocates

[Source: Disability Scoop] Guidance issued during the Obama administration, which was aimed at ensuring that minorities and students with disabilities weren’t unfairly disciplined, is no more. The U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Education indicated in late December … Continue reading

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ADHD Drugs are Unlikely To Cause Cardiac Damage in Children

[Source:  Science Daily] With more than 1.8 million children in the U.S. being treated annually with drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the possibility that such drugs could damage their hearts has been a significant cause of concern for … Continue reading

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Researchers Suggest Ways to Reduce Head Impacts in Youth Football

[Source: Medical X-Press] The high head impact and concussion rates in football are of increasing concern, especially for younger players. Recent research has shown that limiting contact in football practice can reduce the number of head impacts but what is … Continue reading

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Survey of Life with Down Syndrome

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research indicates that functional skills continue to improve throughout life with Down Syndrome. The American Journal of Medical Genetics published research examining the range of functional abilities found in people with Down syndrome in order … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Classic Games to Strengthen Executive Function (Ages 7+)

by Jennifer Hatfield CCC-SLP If you’ve been following me a while, you know that I’m a BIG…let’s say HUGE…fan of games for developing Executive Function skills. I remember the giddiness that I felt when I read my first research article on how … Continue reading

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