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In Autism, There Are Social Benefits of Being a Girl
[Source: Science Daily] infant girls at risk for autism pay more attention to social cues in faces than infant boys, according to a Yale School of Medicine study -- the first one known to prospectively examine sex-related social differences in at-risk infants. This difference in observational skills could help protect female siblings of children with autism from developing the disorder themselves, according to lead author Katarzyna Chawarska, ...
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Acitvity of the Week: Syllable Matching Tray
[Source: No Time for Flashcards] I have gotten a lot of questions over the years about what’s the MOST important exercise for teaching a child to read, and there really isn’t ONE, reading is a whole buffet of things that come together. If there is one thing for parents to do it is to read to your kids, after that there are many other little things to work on in fun ways. In my book Raising A Rock-Star Reader my co-author and I share 75 things p...
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OT: Corner: Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Occupational Therapy
[Source: Teaching Mama] It’s important for children to have a lot of time to work on fine motor skills. Fine motor skills are the actions that are performed in the small muscles in the hands, fingers and wrists. Your child practices using fine motor skills when holding a pencil, using a pair of scissors or lacing their shoes. Today’s fine motor skill is weaving hearts. Here’s what you need for the activity: colorful foam sheets scissors Learn ...
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SLP Corner Follow the Three Es to Eating
Source: The Asha Leader Blog] by Melanie Potock, CCC-SLP Whether a child participates in feeding treatment or parents simplyask advice on how to encourage their kids to try new foods, offering manageable tips is where I like to start. For every child, I ask parents to follow my three Es: Expose, Explore, Expand. Expose! Parents often report that they no longer put new foods on a child’s plate because: “What’s the point? He won’t eat it anyway.”...
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Study Suggests More Effective Speech Therapy Approach for Children with Down Syndrome
[Source: Medical News Today] [Source: Medical News Today] Study suggests more effective speech therapy approach for children with Down syndrome A new study indicates that children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients. Children with Down syndrome who have motor speech disorder characteristics have...
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School Psych Corner: Take Me to NASP - a Video!
[Source: NASP] "Take Me to N.A.S.P." highlights the importance of school psychologists continuously developing their professional skill set and being available and supportive for students in need. It is a parody of Hozier's "Take me to Church." Big thanks to Anton Robert Berzins and Sara Fae Douglas, who helped co-author and participate in the video!
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Speechie Freebie! - Speech Snow Globe Craftivity
[Source: Simply Speech via Speechie Freebies] Included in this packet is a color and black and white version of the snow globe. I found the snow globe clipart from Teacher's Clipart store on TpT. It is purposely left as a simple template so you can use it for just about any goal you are targeting. Learn More on Speechie Freebies! Support our Contributors at Simply Speech and Speechie Freebies
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OT Activity of the Week: Weaving Hearts
[Source: Teaching Mama] It’s important for children to have a lot of time to work on fine motor skills. Fine motor skills are the actions that are performed in the small muscles in the hands, fingers and wrists. Your child practices using fine motor skills when holding a pencil, using a pair of scissors or lacing their shoes. Today’s fine motor skill is weaving hearts. Here’s what you need for the activity: colorful foam sheets scissors Learn ...
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Association Among Childhood ADHD, Sex and Obesity
[Source: Science Daily] The incidence of childhood and adult obesity has increased significantly over the past three decades. New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Mayo Clinic researchers led the multi-site study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Although various studies propose a connection between childhood ADHD and obesi...
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[Source: Journal of Attention Disorders via Your Therapy Source] Journal of Attention Disorders published research on 14 boys with ADHD and 14 typically developing boys ages 7-15 years old. Each child was assessed while writing a 10 mm and 40 mm cursive letter ‘l’. The results indicated the following: the boys with ADHD were unable to maintain their writing accurately at 40 mm, falling short by several millimeters whereas this was not seen i...
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SLP Activity of the Week: Foam Trucks for Pre-Schoolers!
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Placement of the Week: Early Intervention PTA, Las Cruces, NM
Congratulations to Cesiah M., on her new position as a pediatric PTA with PediaStaff's therapy client in Las Cruces, NM. Cesiah will be doing home based Early Intervention in the "Land of Enchantment!" Congrats, Cesiah on your great new position!
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PediaStaff is a nationwide, staffing company focusing on the placement of pediatric therapists. We specialize in pediatric and school based speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and school psychologists!