Tag Archives: 23 November 2012

School Psychology Corner: Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Strategies for Students with Autism

by: Lee A. Wilkinson, PhD, NCSP The problem behaviors of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are among the most challenging and stressful issues faced by schools and parents. The current best practice in treating and preventing undesirable or challenging … Continue reading

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Football Safety Concerns Affect Youth Leagues, Causing NFL to Take Notice

Thanks to our friends at Brainline for Tweeting this article [Source: Washington Post via Brainline] On recent cool autumn night, Roger Goodell walked from group to group on the artificial turf football field. Wearing sneakers and a dark-gray pullover, the … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Book Excerpt – Sensory Parenting: The Elementary Years

written by Britt Collins, MS, OTR and Jackie Linder Olson – Available through Sensory World, Amazon.com & Barnes & Noble. Chapter 8:  Sensory Seasons and Sensory Holidays  Book Excerpt p.155-157: Winter For those of us that don’t live on a … Continue reading

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Children Who Swim Start Smarter, Study Suggests

[Source: Science Daily.com] Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm. Researchers from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research surveyed parents of 7000 under-fives from Australia, New Zealand and … Continue reading

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Road to Language Learning Is Iconic

Thanks to our friends at @React2Software (on Twitter) for the link to this article [Source:  Science Daily] Languages are highly complex systems and yet most children seem to acquire language easily, even in the absence of formal instruction. New research … Continue reading

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