Tag Archives: School Psych

How Brain Waves Guide Memory Formation

[Source:  Science Daily] Our brains generate a constant hum of activity: As neurons fire, they produce brain waves that oscillate at different frequencies. Long thought to be merely a byproduct of neuron activity, recent studies suggest that these waves may … Continue reading

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Autism Genes Activate During Fetal Brain Development

[Source: Medical News Today] Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development. The research, led by Lilia Iakoucheva, PhD, assistant professor … Continue reading

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Brain System Appears to Compensate for Autism, OCD and Dyslexia

[Source Medical News Today] Individuals with five neurodevelopmental disorders — autism spectrum disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, dyslexia, and Specific Language Impairment — appear to compensate for dysfunction by relying on a single powerful and nimble system in the brain known as declarative memory. … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What if Its More Than Just “Misbehaving”?

by Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP Frequently,  I see a variation of the following scenario on  many speech and language forums. The SLP is seeing a client with speech and/or language deficits in either school setting or private practice, who is … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: A Parent’s Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

Editor’s Note:  Excellent Share!! [Source:  Edutopia] Explore a curated list of blogs, articles, and videos for parents about fostering skills like kindness, empathy, gratitude, resilience, perseverance, and focus in children. Resources by Topic: Encouraging Kindness and Empathy Cultivating Perseverance and … Continue reading

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