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Altered Voice Processing in Young Children with Autism and Delayed Language Development

[Source: Science Daily] “The diagnosis, ‘autism spectrum disorder,’ covers a lot of symptoms. For each various symptom, there should be a various brain pathophysiology,” said Yuko Yoshimura, an assistant professor in the Research Center for Child Mental Development at Kanazawa … Continue reading

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Despite Parity Law, Therapists Often Remain Out Of Reach

[Source: Disability Scoop] It’s been nearly a decade since Congress passed the mental health parity act, with its promise to make mental health and substance abuse treatment just as easy to get as care for any other condition. Yet today, in … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing and Pretend Play

[Source: American Journal of OT via Your Therapy Source] The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on sensory processing and pretend play in 42 typically developing children ages 5-7 years old.  Each child was assessed with the Child Initiated Pretend Play Assessment … Continue reading

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How Quickly Can Children Learn Routes?

[Source: Science Daily] Wayfinding is the ability to learn and recall a route through an environment. Theories of wayfinding suggest that for adult and children to learn a route successfully, they must have repeated experience of it. Researchers from the … Continue reading

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Girls Social Camouflage Skills May Delay/Prevent Autism Dx

[Source: Science Daily] The new study, led by researchers from the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Health System, was published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. “Based on our research criteria, parents report that the girls … Continue reading

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