Category Archives: Special Education

For teachers and parents involved with children with special needs

Israel cares for disabled children

Israeli lesson for Mideast Arabs should follow Israeli revolution in respect to attitude to disabled population  Shlomit Grayevsky, YNet News, March 10, 2011 As revolution sweeps across the Middle East at a dizzying pace, cries for freedom, equality and an … Continue reading

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Hope for fetal alcohol syndrome

Vitamin A could curb fetal-alcohol effects: Israeli research By Mary Agnes Welch, Winnipeg Free Press , March 1, 2011 New research by an Israeli scientist suggests vitamin A could act almost like an antidote to the effects of alcohol on … Continue reading

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Family treatment for ADHD

Psychiatric Times. Vol. 27 No. 10 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY  Keys to Success in ADHD Treatment Strategies for Effective Partnering With Families By Regina Bussing, MD and Ayesha Lall, MD | October 18, 2010 Dr Bussing is professor and Dr … Continue reading

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Inclusion for autism

A School District That Takes the Isolation Out of Autism By MICHAEL WINERIP, NY Times, August 1, 2010 MADISON, Wis. — Garner Moss has autism and when he was finishing fifth grade, his classmates made a video about him, so … Continue reading

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Powerful Jewish nose

Sniffing Device Helps Disabled People Move, Write Technology Helps Severely Disabled People Use Their Noses to Drive Electric Wheelchairs, Write Text Messages By Bill Hendrick WebMD Health News, July 27, 2010 Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD July 26, 2010 — … Continue reading

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Autism conference in Israel

Autism in the Holy Land: Conference Skyrockets Interest Av 6, 5770, 17 July 10 11:51 by Ruth Amber Gristak and Maayana Miskin (Israelnationalnews.com) One in 91 children worldwide, and one in 58 boys, are diagnosed with autism. Where do Jewish … Continue reading

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Schools slow to spend special ed money

School districts slow to tap into federal stimulus funds By Jeremy P. Meyer, July 12, 2010 The Denver Post Federal authorities are encouraging school districts to spend education stimulus money to save jobs and blunt the effects of statewide budget … Continue reading

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Integrative treatment of ADHD

Psychiatric Times. Vol. 27 No. 7 INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE Integrative Management of ADHD: What the Evidence Suggests By James Lake, MD | July 7, 2010 Dr Lake is in private practice in Monterey, Calif, and is on the clinical faculty in … Continue reading

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