Tag Archives: 16 October 2015

Imaging Study: How ‘Social Brain’ is Impaired in Autism

[Source:  Medical News Today] A team of UCLA scientists has found that brain areas linked to social behaviors are both underdeveloped and insufficiently networked in youths with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to study participants without ASD. The findings, … Continue reading

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OT Corner: To the Therapist that Comes After Me

[Source: The Anonymous OT] Most of us pediatric therapists work with children that have profound, life-long challenges. Sure, we have those patients that come in for a few months, make great progress, and get discharged – never to be seen … Continue reading

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Study: Delaying Kindergarten Until Age 7 Offers Key Benefits

[Source:  The Washington Post] A new study finds strong evidence that delaying kindergarten by a year provides mental health benefits to children, allowing them to better self-regulate their attention and hyperactivity levels when they do start school. The study, titled … Continue reading

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Seasonal Activity of the Week: Thanksgiving Turkey Baster Relay

Editor’s Note:  I know it’s early to share Thanksgiving activities but I just couldn’t resist this one!   So adorable, and GREAT hand-strengthening therapy! [Source:  The Inspired Treehouse] For the past few weeks, I’ve been over on Pinterest pinning all … Continue reading

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Hot Job! School Psychologist Job – Hollister, CA

PediaStaff is hiring a school psychologist, bilingual Spanish preferred.  The assignment is serving in a Preschool Program Early Start Infant/Toddler program. The team is collaborative and consists of LSH, OT, DHH, VI, and OI specialists working in an integrative and … Continue reading

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