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Study: Early Intervention Working for Kids with Hearing Issues

[Source: Medical X-Press] When babies with hearing impairments get help very early in life, they are more likely to be “kindergarten-ready” when the time comes, a new study finds.In the United States, all states have government-funded “early intervention” programs designed … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Helping Kids with Autism

[Source: Today.com] For kids who have autism, wearing a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 can be a challenge. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind “Sesame Street,” is hoping to help through a new collection of videos and resources designed to … Continue reading

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Low Level Alcohol Use During Pregnancy Can Impact Child Brain Development

[Source: Science Daily] New research from the University of Sydney finds that even low levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have an impact on a child’s brain development and is associated with greater psychological and behavioural problems in youth … Continue reading

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Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

[Source: Science Daily] A new study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning readers. Reading is the gateway for learning, but one-third of elementary school students in the United States do not read at grade level. … Continue reading

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ADHD and Writing Performance

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] If you work with students who have ADHD, you have probably observed them struggling with writing tasks. It could be handwriting, computer use actual writing composition performance. A study was conducted on ADHD and writing performance. … Continue reading

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