Category Archives: Special Education

For teachers and parents involved with children with special needs

Israeli researcher finds clue to autism

Out-of-Sync Brain May Be a Clue to Autism Study Shows Toddlers With Autism Have Abnormal Synchronization in Brain’s Communication Area By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD June 22, 2011 — A brain that is out … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month

NAA Says Autism Awareness Month Points out Need for Better Treatments, Research and Services Autism is a national health emergency, now affecting nearly 1% of America’s children NIXA, Mo., April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Autism Association (NAA) joins … Continue reading

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Brain treats readers equally

Blind or Sighted, Our Brains Process Reading Material the Same March 13th, 2011 Posted by Wendy Greif, Literacy News This is Dr. Amir Amedi of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem It doesn’t matter if readers use sight or Braille; the … Continue reading

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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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