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2014-06-14 23:00:26

Dr. Lucy Jane Miller presented evidence-based research by the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation covering topics such as validity of the diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), prevalence and existence with other disorders such as autism and ADHD, and discussion of an enriched treatment for SPD at the 3rd European Congress of Sensory Integration in Naantali, Finland. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Dr. Lucy Jane Miller joined notable experts from around the world to...

2013-07-21 23:02:51

Their outdoor sensory equipment is used to create outdoor sensory environments that stimulate the senses and includes the Interactive Sound Post and Sound Post Programmer. Activated by movement, the Sound Post is a garden post with personality that will make a range of pre-programmed sounds from birdsong to saying, "Hello!" Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution...

2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it's never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from...

2013-06-13 23:26:50

Because all children love tents, Enabling Devices has created the ingenious Sensory Exploration Tent to provide a calming, private place for any young user to relax in and explore. Filled with wonderful sensory stimulation products that are usually sold separately, this tent comes with everything required to create a 'sensory environment' and to stimulate every sense of the user. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

2013-06-10 23:18:52

Producer CEO at RKNet Studios stated: “Developing awareness and sensory integration are key features of cognitive skills development in Cognitions Bridge games, which are designed to act as therapy to many disorders including Autism. In a game played against the computer, the sensory integration in the game helps to "balance" the input of the senses. The computer acts as mentor and a friendly playmate that can play for hours, interact non-verbally, and doesn´t judge.”...

2013-05-08 17:07:25

Smell and touch, sniffing and 'whisking,' are locked in sync When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together. New research from the laboratory of CSHL neuroscientist and Assistant Professor Adam Kepecs shows that when rats actively use the senses of smell (sniffing) and touch (through their whiskers) those two processes are locked in synchronicity. The team's paper, published today in the Journal of...

2013-01-16 23:03:21

The products from Southpaw Enterprises are created to be utilized for the classroom, clinic and home, specifically with the guidance of a professional therapist. While these products are fun and engaging, they are also intended for serious therapeutic applications to solve problems, meet new challenges and achieve unique client goals. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has recently joined into a...

2012-04-12 11:16:12

Study uncovers a possible positive effect of using multiple forms of media at the same time Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news, according to a new study by Kelvin Lui and Alan Wong from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Their work shows that those who frequently use different types of media at the same time appear to be better at integrating information from multiple senses - vision and hearing in this instance - when asked to perform a specific...

2012-03-13 21:45:13

Findings establish a model to study how the brain processes multisensory information, a process that goes awry in autism spectrum disorders The next time you set a trap for that rat running around in your basement, here's something to consider: you are going up against an opponent whose ability to assess the situation and make decisions is statistically just as good as yours. A Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) study that compared the ability of humans and rodents to make perceptual...

2011-12-15 16:27:59

Researchers discover how the brain merges sights and sounds In order to get a better picture of our surroundings, the brain has to integrate information from different senses, but how does it know which signals to combine? New research involving scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen, the University of Oxford, and the University of Bielefeld has demonstrated that humans exploit the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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