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Spring Themed Gross Motor Ideas

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Spring is officially here!  As a Minnesota resident I am much appreciative of this season as it means that the end of the bitter cold is upon us.  To celebrate this start of Spring I’ve put together … Continue reading

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Study: Evidence That Gut May Indeed Play a Role in Autism

[Source:  Disability Scoop] In one of the first published examples of how the gut may play a role in autism, scientists have found that a “fecal transplant” helped to substantially improve behavior and gastrointestinal health in children with the developmental … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Under Construction For Those With Special Needs

Editor’s Note:   We have seen this article posted around the internet.  The idea is controversial to be sure.  What do YOU think? [Source: Disability Scoop] In what developers say is a first, an entire neighborhood of brand-new homes is set … Continue reading

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Behavioral Disorders in Kids with Autism Linked to Reduced Brain Connectivity

[Source: Science Daily] More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently … Continue reading

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Feds Eye Reauthorization Of IDEA

[Source Disability Scoop] The U.S. Department of Education is laying the groundwork for a re-authorization of the nation’s primary special education law. The agency said it plans to conduct several surveys this fall to gain a better understanding of how … Continue reading

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