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Largest Twin Study Says 80% of Schizophrenia is Inheritable

[Source:  Medical X-Press] In the largest study of twins in schizophrenia research to date, researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, estimate that as much as 79% of schizophrenia risk may be explained by genetic factors. The estimate indicates that … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Can Be Diagnosed By 6 Months Of Age, Study Finds

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Cerebral palsy can be accurately diagnosed by 6 months of age, researchers say, yet kids often aren’t flagged until they’re 1 or 2, potentially losing out on valuable early intervention. In a study looking at a half-dozen … Continue reading

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Parent Training Can Improve Behavior, Social Skills for Kids with ADHD

[Source:  Psych Central] New research finds a program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills improves symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in three to eight year-olds. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigators performed a rigorous review of the “Incredible Years® … Continue reading

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Earn Up to $500 When You Refer a Friend to PediaStaff!

Did you know that PediaStaff offers a referral bonus? That’s right. Earn up to $500.00 for every friend you refer to PediaStaff that we place on assignment!   Just make sure your friend drops your name when they apply! Who can … Continue reading

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Special Ed Enrollment Surges In Texas

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Texas enrolled its largest number of students in special education programs last school year, the same year the state’s education department officially got rid of an arbitrary cap it put in place more than a decade ago. … Continue reading

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