Tag Archives: 24 December 2014

Opposites Bingo—New Download of an Old Game

[Source:  Chapel Hill Snippets] Kids need to make associations and connections or they won’t learn new vocabulary.  Opposites, synonyms, categories, features, functions—-they all need taught.  To help you with this monumental task, here is a small December present to all … Continue reading

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Antioxidant in Broccoli ‘Shows Promise’ as Treatment for Progeria

[Source:  Medical News Today] A new study finds that the nuclei of cells in children affected by the extremely rare disease progeria are poor at breaking down and disposing of defective proteins. It also finds that an antioxidant present in … Continue reading

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Career Corner: Stuck in a Rut? How To Get Out and Move On

    [Source:  Teach Me to Talk] Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.,S., CCC-SLP from www.teachmetotalk.com as she discusses 6 ways to pull yourself out of your professional rut. While this advice is specifically for speech-language pathologists and other … Continue reading

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Cognitive training Can Improve Brain Performance of Students in Poverty

[Source:  Medical News Today] The cognitive effects of poverty can be mitigated during middle school with a targeted intervention, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published in the … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Autism and the Benefits of Exercise

[Source:  WGNtv.com] Anthony Angelico is strong. His push-ups are performed with impressive stamina, and he can take on hurdles both forward and backwards. His coach, Dave Geslak, who has helped him implement this exercise regimen, is certainly proud of his many … Continue reading

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