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Study: Electrical Brain Stim Could Benefit Kids with CP

[Source: Medical X=Press] Every so often, Hadley Lucca will spend hours in front of her bedroom mirror, struggling to put on earrings or pull her long, golden locks back into ponytails. For Hadley, 11, activities that other girls her age … Continue reading


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CDC: Many School Children Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Many middle school and high school students have short sleep duration, according to research published in the Jan. 26 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Anne G. Wheaton, Ph.D., … Continue reading


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SpEd Corner: Schools Teaching Students In Special Ed How To Code

[Source: Disability Scoop] Hunched over an iPad, Joe Ballard watched as pixelated storm troopers surrounded a tiny R2-D2. With deft fingers, the 10-year-old boy dragged together what look like small puzzle pieces on the screen. They changed the scenery, the … Continue reading


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Eye Contact With Your Baby Helps Synchronize Your Brainwaves

[Source:  Science Daily] When a parent and infant interact, various aspects of their behaviour can synchronise, including their gaze, emotions and heartrate, but little is known about whether their brain activity also synchronises — and what the consequences of this … Continue reading


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Autism Odds Tied To Birth Spacing, Study Finds

[Source: Disability Scoop] Waiting too long — or not long enough — between pregnancies appears to increase a child’s risk of developing autism, according to a new study led by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Continue reading


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