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PreK Corner: Does Preschool Pay Off? Tulsa Program Demonstrates Success

[Source:  MindShift] In 2001, not long after Oklahoma had adopted one of the nation’s first universal pre-K programs, researchers from Georgetown University began tracking kids who came out of the program in Tulsa, documenting their academic progress over time. In … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Remember These 5 Things When Buying a Gift for a Child with Special Needs

[Source:  The Anonymous OT] In this season of gift giving, you’ll find many wonderful resources floating around the internet that provide gift ideas for children. However, amongst all of this information, I wanted to offer a different perspective – specifically, … Continue reading

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Stuttering: Stop Signals in the Brain Disturb Flow

[Source:  Science Daily] One per cent of adults and five per cent of children are unable to achieve what most of us take for granted — speaking fluently. Instead, they struggle with words, often repeating the beginning of a word, … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: A Short Primer on Resilience

Editor’s Note:  Thank You, School Psyched, Your School Psychologist for sharing! [Source: Harvard Graduate School School of Education] Children who thrive despite hardship usually have both a biological resistance to adversity and strong relationships with at least one adult in their family … Continue reading

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Study: Certain Books Can Increase Infant Learning

[Source: Science Daily] Parents and pediatricians know that reading to infants is a good thing, but new research shows reading books that clearly name and label people and objects is even better. That’s because doing so helps infants retain information … Continue reading

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