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News of the Week for 2010 - by Month

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This listing includes news stories that we included in our newsletter as well as on our social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

December 2010

'The King's Speech' and Stuttering in the New York Times - featured November 30, 2010
'The King's Speech' on National Public Radio - featured November 30, 2010
'The King's Tongue Twisters' - More from the New York Times with Carolyn Bowen Quoted - featured December 13, 2010
American Sign Language in the News - featured December 14, 2010
Autism May be Linked to Defects in Mitochondria - featured December 2, 2010
For Autistic Children, Early Intervention May Change Development Trajectory For Later Symptoms Of Disorder - featured December 28, 2010
Living Near a Highway May Contribute to Autism - featured December 17, 2010
Major Step Toward First Biological Test For Autism - featured December 6, 2010
Mom's Voice Plays Special Role in Activating Newborn's Brain - featured December 27, 2010
More Stuttering (of King George) in the News - featured November 30, 2010
Neuroimaging Helps To Predict Which Dyslexics Will Learn To Read - featured December 28, 2010
Our Brains Are Wired So We Can Better Hear Ourselves Speak - featured December 9, 2010
Sledding and TBI in the News - featured December 6, 2010
Specific Language Impairment in the News - featured December 2, 2010
Stunting Disabled Children's Growth is 'Morally Permissible,' Group Says - featured December 2, 2010
Stuttering in the News - USA Today - featured November 30, 2010
TBI in the News - featured December 6, 2010
Teen with Asperger's Makes Film - featured December 13, 2010
Teens Win $100,000 For Creating Software To Help Kids With Autism - featured December 6, 2010
Therapy Careers in the News: US News and World Report on Occupational Therapy - featured December 6, 2010
Toddlers With Autism Show Improved Social Skills Following Targeted Intervention - featured December 13, 2010
Twin Study Helps Scientists Link Relationship Among ADHD, Reading, Math - featured December 14, 2010
Untangling Autism - What Scientists from Brandeis University are Doing - featured November 29, 2010
Untangling the Myths About Attention Disorder - featured December 17, 2010
Video: More Stuttering in the News from ABC - featured November 30, 2010
Weight Training CAN be Safe and Good for Kids - featured November 29, 2010

November 2010

1 in 10 Kids in U.S. Has ADHD, New Study Says - featured November 12, 2010
Adaptive Communication Apps in the New York Times - featured November 1, 2010
Child with Autism Connects with Xbox Kinect Motion Controller Based Gaming System - featured November 12, 2010
Dyslexia Breakthrough as Gene Link Between Left-handedness and Reading Difficulties is Found - featured November 8, 2010
Early Autism Intervention Takes On New Meaning - featured November 4, 2010
Families Fight To Care For Disabled Kids At Home
Fearless Children Show Less Empathy, More Aggression - featured November 11, 2010
Feel Good Story of the Week: Children with Autism Practice Traveling on Mock Flights - featured November 22, 2010
Max From NBC’s ‘Parenthood’ Talks Aspergers - featured November 19, 2010
Mitchel Musso Speaks Out for Autism - featured November 15, 2010
Modeling Autism in a Lab Dish: Researchers Create Autistic Neuron Model - featured November 12, 2010
More Bullying Resources in the News
New Approach Finds Success In Teaching Youth With Autism - featured November 22, 2010
New Documentary on Rett Syndrome Released - featured November 16, 2010
New Study Affirms Handwriting Problems Affect Children with Autism into the Teenage Years - featured November 16, 2010
Newly Identified Brain Pathways Vital to Understanding Language - featured November 22, 2010
Obama Administration Urges Schools To Take Action On Bullying - featured November 1, 2010
People Who Stutter Show Abnormal Brain Activity When Reading and Listening - featured November 22, 2010
Pet Therapy for Autism in the New York Times - featured November 11, 2010
Researchers Develop Tool to Identify Bilingual Children with True Language Disorders - featured November 1, 2010
Some Kids With Spinal Cord Injury May Be Overlooked For Walking Rehabilitation - featured November 16, 2010
Study: Many Youth Offenders Have History of Traumatic Brain Injury - featured November 11, 2010
Stuttering and The King's Speech - featured November 5, 2010
Vaccination Rates Drop in Wealthier Kids as Autism Rumors Take a Toll - featured November 7, 2010

October 2010

Autism Speaks' Response to Jaundice and Autism Study - featured October 18, 2010
Cigarette Smoke Linked To ADHD, Headaches And Stuttering In Children - featured October 8, 2010
FDA Warns Companies Peddling Unproven Autism Treatments - featured October 18, 2010
Feel Good Story/Video of the Week - Paralyzed Dog Travels on Wheels; is in Training to Become Therapy Dog - featured October 25, 2010
Feel Good Video of the Week: Player with Down Syndrome Scores Varsity Touchdown - featured October 5, 2010
First Presidential Appointee with Autism Speaks Out - featured October 7, 2010
Girls With Rett Syndrome Find Their "Voice" In Eye-Gaze Technology - featured October 26, 2010
Handwriting in the News: From the WSJ - How Handwriting Trains the Brain -featured October 5, 2010
Infant Jaundice Linked to Higher Risk of Autism - featured October 12, 2010
Language Delays Found in Siblings of Children with Autism - featured October 1, 2010
Left Brain Talks To The Right Hand, Study Finds - featured October 25, 2010
Life Threatening Breathing Disorder of Rett Syndrome Prevented - featured October 4, 2010
Literacy in the New York Times - Picture Books No Longer a Staple for Children - featured October 11, 2010
Low Apgar Score at Birth Linked to Cerebral Palsy - featured October 8, 2010
Mental Wellbeing Declines with Increase in Kids' Screen Time Regardless of Physical Activity - featured October 12, 2010
Neat Ideas in the News - Simple Video with Hand Motions Gets Kids Focused - featured October 21, 2010
New Device May Eliminate Surgery for Cleft Palates - featured October 7, 2010
Pediatric Hospitalizations for ATV-Related Injuries More Than Double - featured October 12, 2010
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists Have 3 of the Best Jobs in America! - featured October 12, 2010
Rare Disorders of Childhood in the News: Schizencephaly in Two Articles - featured October 26, 2010
Research Reveals How the Deaf Have Super Vision - featured October 12, 2010
Senate Votes to Turn Down TV Ad Volume - featured October 4, 2010
Special Students Named Homecoming Kings and Queens - featured September 30, 2010
Study Shows that Dogs Help Children with Autism Adapt - featured October 20, 2010
Technology for Special Kids in the News - featured October 14, 2010
Ten Things People with Down Syndrome Would Like You to Know - featured October 19, 2010
Too Young for School, but Ready for Irony - featured October 29, 2010
Very Small Study Suggests that Magic Tricks Reveal Surprising Results About Autism - featured October 21, 2010
White Noise Improves Memory In Schoolchildren - featured September 30, 2010

September 2010

Brain Needs to Remember Faces in Three Dimensions - featured September 14, 2010
Children Under Four and Those with Autism Less Likely to Yawn Contagiously - featured September 17, 2010
First FDA Approved Tests for Stem Cell Therapy Are Near - featured August 30, 2010
For Teen, 4-H Experience Speaks Volumes - featured September 9, 2010
Foreign Accent Syndrome in the News: BBC
JK Rowling Gives 10m Pounds to Set Up Multiple Sclerosis Research Clinic - featured September 3, 2010
Leading Autism Researchers Point to Lack of Infant Gaze as the First Clue of Autism - featured September 3, 2010
More Conflicting Autism News - CDC Says NO but Courts Issue First Major Payout - featured September 14, 2010
New Trike Helps Boy Walk for the First Time - featured September 8, 2010
NPR: Determining Brain Age with a Simple Scan; May be Able to Detect, Understand Autism - featured September 20, 2010
Progeria Linked to Aging in the General Population - featured September 10, 2010
Research Finds that Children's Brain Development is Linked to Physical Fitness - featured September 20, 2010
Struggling With Pretzel Syndrome - A Rare Genetic Disorder of the Amish and Mennonite - featured Sepember 7, 2010
Teen Masters Double Back Flip in a Wheelchair - featured September 15, 2010
Ten Year Old Gymnast Builds Muscle, Slows Cerebral Palsy - featured September 9, 2010
Toddlers with Autism Prefer Geometric Patterns - featured September 7, 2010
US Vaccine Payout Provokes Confusion - featured September 14, 2010
Vaccine/Developmental Disorder Rulings Differ on Opposite Sides of Pond - featured August 30, 2010
Why Sensory Processing Disorder is not Just the Diagnosis Du Jour for Kids - featured September 9, 2010

August 2010

July 2010

Animal Assisted Therapy Not Just for Dogs and Horses! Kitten Therapy Changing Lives in DC - featured July 29, 2010
Checking in Youth Hockey and Traumatic Brain Injury - featured July 2, 2010
Children With Brain Injuries Have Problems With Story-Telling, Study Suggests - featured July 26, 2010
Feel Good Video of the Week: Sean Walks Again -featured July 2, 2010
Handwriting Research in the News - featured July 13, 2010
Hippotherapy in the News: Business Week! - featured July 15, 2010
How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning - featured July 21, 2010
Is Picky Eating an Early Sign of Autism? - featured July 19, 2010
Lose the Training Wheels in the News - featured July 8, 2010
New Technology Reveals Unique Vocal Signature in Autism - featured July 20, 2010
Pediatric Occupational Therapist: Listed as one of 7 Jobs that Pay you to Play all Day - featured July 19, 2010
Protein Malfunctions Linked to Autism - featured August 25, 2010
Research Confirms that Screen Time Contributes to Attention Problems in Children - featured July 7, 2010
School Districts Slow to Tap into Federal Stimulus Funds for Education - featured July 13, 2010
Sensory Processing Disorder in the School Transportation Trade Press and Conferences! - featured July 27, 2010
Special Needs Camps in the News - featured July 8, 2010
Surfing for Children with Autism in the News - featured July 12, 2010
Teaching Babies Sign Language As Well as Speech - featured July 27, 2010
Temple Grandin TV Biopic Receives 15 Emmy Nominations - featured July 12, 2010
Video: Public Service Announcements Marking the 20th Anniversary of the ADA - featured July 30, 2010

June 2010

May 2010

"Sensory Friendly" Becomes News Selling Point in Housing Market - featured May 17, 2010
Better Speech and Hearing Month Video Contest Winner - featured May 17, 2010
Boy's Progress with Selective Mutism in the News - featured May 5, 2010
Children with Feeding Disorders/Difficulties in the News - featured May 5, 2010
Differences In Language Circuits In The Brain Linked To Dyslexia - featured May 12, 2010
High Schoolers Use Physics Lessons To Tackle Accessibility Issues - featured May 26, 2010
In Individuals With Autism, Mirror Neuron System Functions Normally - featured May 14, 2010
New National Study Examines Pediatric Mobility Aid-Related Injuries - featured May 25, 2010
No Limits for Teen Without Limbs - featured May 7, 2010
Parents of Autistic Children Turning to Alternative Treatments - featured May 4, 2010
Parents of Kids with Autism NOT More Likely to Divorce After All - featured May 24, 2010
Prime Time Television Tackles Autism - featured May 27, 2010
Promise Seen in Drug for Fragile X, Maybe Autism - featured May 3, 2010
Rare Disease in Amish Children Sheds Light on Common Neurological Disorders
Scanning Babies for Autism - featured May 26, 2010
SLP Graduate Students Needed to Participate in Short Survey on Professionalism - featured May 12, 2010
Study Finds that Pesticide Exposure May Contribute to ADHD - featured May 17, 2010
Summer Job Opportunity: Bay Cliff Health Camp - featured May 7, 2010
Technology for SLPs in the News - featured May 14, 2010
Unilateral Hearing Loss Leads to Speech-Language Delays - featured May 12, 2010

April 2010

A Little Levity: Pathology in the Hundred Acre Wood, a Neurodevelopmental Perspective on A.A. Milne - featured April 19, 2010
Animal Service Dogs for Autism in the News - April 7, 2010
Autism Awareness in the News - CNN Story - April 7, 2010
Childhood TBI in the News - Sanjay Gupta Reports - featured April 2, 2010
Districts Look To Technology To Make Stimulus Dollars Last - featured April 14, 2010
Down Syndrome Takes Center Stage On Foxs Glee - featured April 13, 2010
For Kids with Autism, iDevices are Life Changers - featured April 13. 2010
Language Function in Children May be Due to Epileptic Brain Activity - featured April 20, 2010
Medicaid Payments to States Increase. Health Insurers Back Down from Efforts to Exclude Children with Certain Pre-Existing Conditions - featured April 2, 2010
Migraine Attack Gives English Woman A Chinese Accent: Foreign Accent Syndrome in the News - featured April 20, 2010, Rare Diseases and Disorders
More CNN Autism Awareness News - April 7, 2010
New Gene For Inherited Deafness Discovered - featured April 14, 2010
New Research Raises Hope that Autism Effects May Be Reversible - featured April 22, 2010
Our Friends at the NAPA Center in the News - featured April 18, 2010
Overuse Injuries in the News - April 8, 2010
PBS Documentary on Service Dogs for Developmental Disabilities in the News - featured April 19, 2010
Podcast on One-Eyed Depth Perception - featured April 16, 2010
Program to Help Those with Aspergers Tackle Driving Difficulities in Sydney - featured April 2, 2010
Selective Mutism in the News - The Telegraph.UK - featured April 16, 2010
Sensory Friendly Film in the News - Time Magazine - featured April 5, 2010
Sign Language Study Shows Multiple Brain Regions Wired for Language - featured April 30, 2010
Songbird DNA May Offer Clues to Human Speech - April 2, 2010
Stanley Greenspan Remembered - featured April 30, 2010
Study Finds No Link Between Dyslexia and a Lack of Musical Ability - featured April 8, 2010
Study Provides New Insights Into The Implications Of Autism Onset Patterns - featured April 22, 2010
Video News of the Week: Auditory Processing Disorder in the News - featured April 29, 2010
Video: Foreign Accent Syndrome - ABC News - featured April 23, 2010
Vote for Young People who were ASHA Contest Winners on DoSomething.org! - April 2, 2010

March 2010

1 in 4 Parents Think Vaccines Cause Autism - featured March 1, 2010
Amusement Park Opens in San Antonio for Special Needs Kids - featured March 2, 2010
Another Day, Another Study Linking Physical Fitness with Academic Achievement in Young People -featured March 3, 2010
Asperger's Syndrome Tops Google Searches After NBC Plotline - featured March 10, 2010
Father Sues Doctors Over 'Fraudulent' Autism Therapy - featured March 10, 2010
Federal Court of Claims Rejects Autism - Vaccine Connection - March 15, 2010
Gaitherburg Girl's Service Dog Takes Classmates' Focus off her Cerebral Palsy - featured March 1, 2010
Girl with Cerebral Palsy Achieves Black Belt - featured March 9, 2010
House Approves Bill to Limit Physical Restraint and Seclusion - featured March 5, 2010
In Brain-Injured Children, Gesturing Predicts Language Delays - 26 March 2010
In Down's Syndrome DYRK1A Gene May Be One Of Most Influential Factors - featured March 3, 2010
Loss of Enzyme Reduces Neural Activity in Angelman Syndrome - featured on Twitter March 4, 2010
Music Class May Benefit Kids with Cochelar Implants - featured March 11, 2010
New Genetic Testing More Effective at Detecting Autism - March 16, 2010
New Theory of Down Syndrome May Lead to New Therapies - featured March 26, 2010
Not so Fast Baby Einstein - Infants do not Appear to Learn Words from Educational DVDs - featured March 2, 2010
Obama Blueprint to Overhaul Education, NCLB ups ante for those with Disabilities - March 16, 2010
Physical Therapists use Magic Tricks to Make Therapy Fun - March 16, 2010
Please Take Part in the Letter Writing Campaign on Behalf of the Inclusion of SPD in the DSM-V - featured March 3, 2010
Ritalin Boosts Learning By Increasing Brain Plasticity - featured March 8, 2010
Scientists Look to Help Children with Autism Find a Voice - Sensory Integration Therapy in the News - featured March 1, 2010
SPD and DSM-V in USA Today - featured March 9, 2010
Sports Buddy Program for Special Needs Kids in Chicago in the News -featured March 10, 2010
Teen with Autism Has Perfect Brackets so Far - featured March 26, 2010
Temple Grandin: Why Autism is a Gift (Source: CNN) - featured March 1, 2010
The Autism Debate - Who's Afraid of Jenny McCarthy - Time Magazine Article - featured March 1, 2010
Therapy Technology in the News - Pocket SLP - March 26, 2010
Vision Therapy in the New York Times - featured March 10, 2010

February 2010

January 2010

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