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Ford Motor Company to Make Clear N95 Masks for Better Communication

[Source: CBS News] Ford is using its engineering prowess to solve a thorny coronavirus problem: Designing a medical-grade face mask that reveals wearers’ facial expressions and also allows people who are hard of hearing to read lips.  The automaker, which began producing … Continue reading

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Experts Put New Method of Analyzing Children’s Play To The Test

[Source: Science Daily] Play is a crucial part of a child’s development. It is how children develop cognitive skills and learn new information as well as social skills and it is an important topic of research by social scientists. Dr … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Make Push To Fully Fund IDEA

[Source: Disability Scoop] U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., introduced legislation last week which would fully fund two federal education mandates that help students with special needs and high poverty schools. For years states have complained that Congress passed laws … Continue reading

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Observation, Imitation and Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] A recent research study looked closely at action observation, imitation, and autism. The study wanted to explore how neurologically, motor impairments contribute to the deficits and unique neural signatures of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). … Continue reading

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Happy Childhood? That’s no Guarantee for Good Mental Health

[Source:  Science Daily] It’s well understood that a difficult childhood can increase the likelihood of mental illness, but according to new research, a happy and secure childhood does not always protect a child from developing a mental illness later in … Continue reading

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