Category Archives: Special Education

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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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Possible basis for sensory processing disorder

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids Reprinted from Science Daily, July 9, 2013 These brain images, taken with DTI, show water diffusion within the white matter of children with sensory processing disorders. Row FA: The … Continue reading

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ADHD linked to motor coordination

Research Links ADHD, Organizational, Motor Coordination Deficits     Technion and University of Haifa researchers have discovered a link between ADHD, organizational deficits and motor coordination problems . Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R. Janaury 17, 2013 Scientists at the Technion … Continue reading

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Paralympics deserves attention

The flame that will never go out: How the Paralympics festival of sport has changed the world in 11 days Once we might have looked at disabled athletes and seen a tragedy. Now we look and see triumph Oliver Holt, … Continue reading

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