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Baby and Adult Brains ‘Sync Up’ During Play

[Source:  Science Daily] A team of Princeton researchers has conducted the first study of how baby and adult brains interact during natural play, and they found measurable similarities in their neural activity. In other words, baby and adult brain activity … Continue reading


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Congress Hands Special Ed Hefty Funding Boost

[Source: Disability Scoop] Federal funding for special education will rise the most it has in years under a newly approved government spending plan. The increase comes as part of a $1.4 trillion package signed late last year by President Donald … Continue reading


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Developmental Coordination Disorder and Handwriting

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research was recently published on developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and handwriting to better understand handwriting dysfluency in children with DCD.  The study examined the accuracy and consistency of letter production both within and across different writing … Continue reading


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American Girl ‘Girl of the Year’ Doll Rocks a Hearing Aid

[Source: USA Today] American Girl is starting off the new year with a message of ambition and inclusivity –and a nod to the upcoming summer Olympics. The Mattel-owned company has announced its annual “Girl of the Year,” and 2020’s doll is … Continue reading


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A Quarter Of Kids With Autism Go Undiagnosed, Study Suggests

[Source: Disability Scoop] A substantial number of children who meet the criteria for autism are failing to receive a formal diagnosis, according to a new study based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study published late last … Continue reading


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