Tag Archives: 24 August 2012

Study Finds ADHD Traits in Children who Stutter

[Source:  News-Medical.net via Special Ed Post.com] Over half of school-age children who stutter (CWS) have sufficient attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms to warrant referral for clinical evaluation, the results of a US study of parental reports indicates. “From a clinical … Continue reading

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A Little Music Training Goes a Long Way: Practicing Music for Only Few Years in Childhood Helps Improve Adult Brain

[Source: Science Daily] A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University study. The … Continue reading

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Adorable Gross Motor and Sensory Idea – Sensory Car Wash

We saw this first on Pinterest.  It is a (pricey) product for sale by Abilitations but it is certainly something you can easily and inexpensively recreate as a D-I-Y!    Not sure exactly what all is hanging from each “station” … Continue reading

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New Study Uncovers Brain’s Code for Pronouncing Vowels

  [Source:  Medical Xpress] Scientists at UCLA and the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, have unraveled how our brain cells encode the pronunciation of individual vowels in speech. Published in the Aug. 21 edition of Nature Communications, the discovery could … Continue reading

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Inspiration To Share with Your Kiddos with Visual Impairment: Jordan Mouton, 23-Year-Old Blind Judo Champion

[Source:  Takepart.com via Yahoo News] For a blind athlete, judo champion Jordan Mouton sure has no problem envisioning her future. Down the road, she’d love nothing more than to teach the sport she excels in, paying forward her hand-to-hand wherewithal … Continue reading

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