Tag Archives: 4 August 2017

Could Mutations and Inherited Genes Play a Role in Cerebral Palsy?

[Source:  Science Daily] Hemiplegic cerebral palsy hampers movement in one side of a person’s body. In the first genetic study of its kind to exclusively focus on those with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, a group of 26 Canadian researchers has investigated … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: 13 Kids Books to Spark Conversations About Empathy

[Source:  Tiny Bop via School Psyched, Your School Psychologist on FB] Lately, it seems like every other day, we turn on the news or open up our social media to find that another tragedy has occurred. Each time we’re faced with … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Taking Speech Language Therapy Outside

[Source: SLP Natalie Synders] Is the weather ever so nice that you just want to take therapy outside for the day?  We don’t get those days too often in Illinois, and it doesn’t always work with what I need to … Continue reading

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Dysgraphia, ADHD and Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Attention Disorders published research on the prevalence of dysgraphia by age across all grade levels was determined in students with ADHD or autism.  Previous research indicates that children with ADHD and autism show poorer handwriting quality (e.g., … Continue reading

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Scientists Rejuvinate Aging Cells From Children with Progeria

[Source:  Medical News Today] The team, from Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas, describes the breakthrough in a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Lead investigator Dr. John Cooke, department chair of cardiovascular sciences, and … Continue reading

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