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School Psych Corner: Was Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Bullied?

Editor’s Note:  Political correctness gone too far or real food for thought?   You decide.  It is important to note that this article refers to the original 1964 cartoon story.   In my opinion, the song is a wonderful story of everyone … Continue reading

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How Does Language Emerge?

[Source:  Science Daily] How did the almost 6,000 languages of the world come into being? Researchers have tried to simulate the process of developing a new communication system in an experiment — with surprising results: even preschool children can spontaneously … Continue reading

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Brain Differences May Be Tied to Obesity, Kids’ Study Says

[Source:  Medical X-Press] New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain regions that regulate planning and impulse control? Is obesity a result of that … Continue reading

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Common Genetic Link Between Autism and Tourettes Impairs Brain Communication

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Lancaster University researchers have discovered, for the first time, how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette’s impacts on the brain. Their research also suggests that ketamine, or related drugs, may be a … Continue reading

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Investigation Finds Significant Barriers To Pursuing IDEA Disputes

[Source: Disability Scoop] The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act provides parents certain options if they’re unsatisfied with the education that their children with disabilities are receiving, but government investigators say only some families are able to take advantage. Race and … Continue reading

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