Tag Archives: 16 June 2017

School Psych Corner: How Childhood Trauma Can Hike Risk for Later Psychosis

[Source: Psych Central] New research attempts to explain how trauma in childhood can put children at risk for psychosis in later childhood or during adulthood. Investigators said childhood trauma is the experience of a highly distressing event or situation during … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Causes Lasting Damage to the Body

[Source:  Medical News Today] Obesity in childhood has long term health implications stretching into adulthood, a new study in the journal Obesity Reviews reveals. Examining data collected from over 300,000 participants across 18 studies, researchers from the University of Surrey … Continue reading

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Educator’s Corner: Teachers Turn Craze Over Fidget Spinners Into Academic Lessons

[Source:  Education Week, Teacher Beat] Are fidget spinners helping antsy students to sit still and concentrate on their lessons, or are they just driving kids (and teachers) to distraction? Education Week‘s Kristine Kim explores the controversy over the toy’s classroom … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do: Teen On The Spectrum Finds Culinary Success

Editor’s Note:   After reading this article, I googled to find out more about Julen’s products and found his website.  Check out:   http://julensausomesauce.com/  Be sure to read his “Ausome Story”  No question that the therapists and special educators in … Continue reading

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Anorexia May Have Both Psychiatric, Metabolic Roots

[Source:  Psych Central] Scientists have identified the first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa and have discovered that the eating disorder may be partially tied to metabolic factors associated with type I diabetes and autoimmune disorders. A genetic locus refers to … Continue reading

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