Tag Archives: Psychology

SLP Corner: Tips for Summer Break for Children with Selective Mutism

Reprinted with the express permission of the author. By: Gail Kervatt M. Ed. Board of Directors, SMG~CAN, author of The Silence Within, A Teacher/Parent Guide to Helping Selectively Mute and Shy Children and Selective-Mutism.com Summer break conjures up thoughts of … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Tracking Recovery of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

All material Copyright © 2010 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates. By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. How does the child’s brain recover after a brain injury? “Traumatic brain injury in … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: The Role of the Behavior Analyst in the IEP Team

[Source: Wellspring Educational Services] When a child receives a diagnosis related to a developmental disability that requires special educational needs, the first step in the process is putting together an Individualized Educational Program (IEP). The IEP is designed to provide … Continue reading

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Depression in Pregnant Mothers May Alter the Pattern of Brain Development in Their Babies

[Source:  Science Daily] Depression is a serious mental illness that has many negative consequences for sufferers. But depression among pregnant women may also have an impact on their developing babies.Children of depressed parents are at an increased risk of developing … Continue reading

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Babies Know When You’re Faking, Psychology Researchers Show

[Source: Science Daily] If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! That’s easy enough for children to figure out because the emotion matches the movement. But when feelings and reactions don’t align, can kids tell there’s something wrong? … Continue reading

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