Tag Archives: 2 May 2014

Pediatric Therapy Corner: The Vestibular System

[Source: The Inspired Treehouse] We’re happy to be partnering up with Dayna at Lemon Lime Adventures for the second post in our series together on  sensory processing.  Today’s post is all about the vestibular system – what is it, why is it … Continue reading

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How ADHD & Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Symptoms Get Mixed Up

[Source: Special Ed Post] Though still high, the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among American kids may be overstated by confusion with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) — a broad diagnosis describing the effects of maternal drinking during pregnancy. Researchers at McGill … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Releases Dopamine in the Brain

Editor’s Note:  This is exciting research for all those hoping for a new approach alternative to pharmacological treatments! [Source:  Medical News Today] Some have characterized dopamine as the elixir of pleasure because so many rewarding stimuli – food, drugs, sex, … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Placement of the Week!

  Congratulations to Laurie-Ann S., SLP,  in northern South Carolina on her contract rehire through PediaStaff for next school year at a school for children who are deaf and/or blind! What a great assignment! Gotta like being asked to come … Continue reading

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Study Confirms Tummy Issues More Common In Kids With Autism

[Source: Disability Scoop] Children with autism are four times more likely than other kids to experience gastrointestinal troubles, researchers say in a new study providing the largest look ever at the issue. Digestive problems like constipation and diarrhea are three … Continue reading

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