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Mom, I Can’t Recognize Your Face From Profile View!

[Source: Science Daily] Babies younger than 6 months of age do not recognize their mothers watching their mobile phones. Babies recognize a face from profile view after 6 months of age. Longitudinally testing 14 babies every month during the first … Continue reading

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Heavy Screen Time Appears to Impact Childrens’ Brains

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Researchers have found “different patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 … Continue reading

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Student With Special Needs Dead After Being Restrained At School

[Source: Disability Scoop] The California Department of Education has suspended the certification of a private El Dorado Hills school where a teen with autism stopped breathing after being restrained by staff. The 13-year-old student subsequently died. The state agency announced … Continue reading

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Infections In Childhood Linked to Increased Risk of Mental Disorders

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study shows that fevers, sore throats and infections during childhood can increase the risk of also suffering from a mental disorder as a child or adolescent. According to researchers, the study’s findings expand the understanding of the … Continue reading

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Shortage of Special Educators Adds to Classroom Pressures

[Source:  Education Week] The number of special education teachers nationally has dropped by more than 17 percent over the past decade, a worrisome trend in a career path that has seen chronic shortages for years. An analysis of federal data … Continue reading

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