Category Archives: Special Education

For teachers and parents involved with children with special needs

FDA approves ADHD game

lifedoclifetime.com FDA approves first prescription ADHD game The Project Evo game requires children to multi-task by switching between a memory-based task and a visuomotor task. The first requires players to tap the screen to choose a target from a few … Continue reading

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Creative methods for special education

wfyi.org Special Education Advocates Say Creativity Schools Use During COVID-19 Needs To Last Advocates say that creativity and urgency for schools to explore different options is vital for students and families even after COVID-19. By Jeanie Lindsay Reprinted from NPR, … Continue reading

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Jewish Agency volunteers educate the global disadvantaged

unitedwithisrael.org Israeli, Jewish Volunteers Educate Disadvantaged Communities Worldwide Volunteers provide a full school curriculum as well as promoting public health, sustainable agriculture – participants learn about advanced irrigation systems, greenhouse techniques, composting, recycling and environmental protection – and co-existence with … Continue reading

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biological basis for risky behavior

Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior Date: August 27, 2014 Source: Science Daily Florida State University Young man (stock image). “Psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, neuroscientists, criminal justice professionals and parents are engaged in a daily struggle to understand … Continue reading

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New clue for autism treatment

Children with autism have extra synapses in brain: May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis Reprinted from Science Daily Date: August 21, 2014 Source: Columbia University Medical Center In a study of brains from children with autism, … Continue reading

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New Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Guide for Physicians to Help Families Jan. 13, 2014 — Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Reprinted from Science Daily  Web address:     http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/     140113125142.htm Jan. 13, 2014 — Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric treatment for brain damage

News Kislev 23, 5774, 26/11/13 01:42 Israeli Study Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient’s cognitive ability. Tova Dvorin Israeli researchers have found a revolutionary way to … Continue reading

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Israeli airline displays humanitarian concerns

El-Al, Israeli Airline, Turns Plane Around To Pick Up Young Passenger With Cancer! The Huffington Post  |  By Eleanor Goldberg Posted: 08/15/2013 2:59 pm EDT   Most passengers would be infuriated, enraged to the point that they would forever swear off … Continue reading

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