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Latest Pervasive developmental disorders Stories

2013-11-22 23:02:54

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, received a grant designated for special needs education.

2013-11-21 23:22:16

A newly-launched “Lost in Public” video, produced by the Autism Research Group, demonstrates how to use rules, role playing, and praise to teach children what to do if they get lost.

2013-11-21 23:21:00

The Expanding Language App provides a means for individuals with speech and language deficits to communicate and build functional language skills using a simple icon-based platform for the iPhone

2013-11-21 12:44:06

The ability to differentiate your own body from others is a fundamental skill, critical for humans' ability to interact with their environments and the people in them.

Brain Imaging Distinguishes Learning Disorders
2013-11-21 08:46:42

The first physical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered using brain imaging.

2013-11-11 21:28:18

A cognitive-behavioral intervention known as problem-solving education (PSE) may help reduce parental stress and depressive symptoms immediately after their child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Social Symptoms In Autistic Children Could Be Caused By Hyper-connected Neurons
2013-11-07 13:46:20

The brains of children with autism show more connections than the brains of typically developing children do.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.