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Service Dogs Teach Educators About Disabilities - featured May 16, 2011
'Dangerous Wandering' a Lesser Known Side of Autism - featured March 29, 2011
'Glee' Star to be the Face of New Nationwide 'Disable Bullying' Campaign - featured February 16, 2011
'Super-Social Gene,' and 'Williams Syndrome,' May Hold Clues to Autism, Etc. - featured October 25, 2011
'The King's Speech' to Hit Broadway in 2012 - featured August 9, 2011
$770,000 For Gastrointestinal Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders Awarded By Autism Speaks - featured April 15, 2011
12 Year Old Blind Boy with Autism Headed to College - featured May 16, 2011
12-Year-Old With Asperger’s Tackles Graduate Coursework - featured March 22, 2011
2011 Better Hearing and Speech Month Video Contest Winner - featured May 5, 2011
3-D MRI Helps Kids With ACL Tears: Surgery Without Harming the Growth Plate - featured January 27, 2011
A Rare Disorder Leaves Children Able to Eat Few Foods and Parents Seeking Creative Solutions - featured June 27, 2011
ABA in the News: Autism's $100,000 Question - featured April 11, 2011
Adapting a Show for Children With Autism - featured June 6, 2011
Adaptive Switches for the Kindle 3 - featured August 9, 2011
ADHD And Poor Emotional Control Combination Runs In Families - featured May 9, 2011
ADHD Doubles the Risk of Injury in Grade School Kids - featured September 14, 2011
Andrew Wakefield Still Fighting a Public Fight for His Credibility - featured April 22, 2011
Anesthesia Before Age 2 May Be Linked With Learning Disabilities Later On - featured October 6, 2011
Another Study Says Dyslexia Not Related to Intelligence - featured November 7, 2011
Anthem, Blue Shield to Cover Therapy for Children with Autism - featured July 20, 2011
Apple Filing May Signal Focus On Disability Market - featured September 6, 2011
As Seen on the Internet: Pediatric OT Humor
As Seen on the Internet: Pediatric OT Humor
As Seen on the Internet: Pediatric OT Humor
As Seen on the Internet: Pediatric OT Humor
Asperger's Syndrome: High-Functioning Autism to Lose Its Name - featured May 26, 2011
Autism Linked to Hundreds of Genetic Mutations - featured June 13, 2011
Autism More Common in High-Tech Centers - featured July 13, 2011
Autism Risk Rises in Closely Spaced Pregnancies, Study Finds - featured January 11, 2011
Autism Training For First Responders To Expand - featured August 9, 2011
Automated Sign Language Translater Adds Gestures to Subtitles - featured June 6, 2011
Babies And Toddlers Can Suffer Mental Illness, Seldom Get Treatment - featured February 23, 2011
Babies Process Language In A Grown-Up Way - featured January 11, 2011
Babies Use Sophisticated Reasoning To Make Sense Of The Physical World - featured May 30, 2011
Baby Gorilla at Disney Getting Occupational Therapy - featured February 8, 2011
Bilingual Babies' Vocabulary Linked to Early Brain Differentiation - featured August 29, 2011
Bilingualism in the New York Times - featured July 7, 2011
Bladder Control Problems More Common in ADHD - featured January 20, 2011
Boy Denied First Communion Because Of Disability - featured April 26, 2011
Brain Development May be Influenced by Bacteria in the Gut - featured February 2, 2011
Brain Growth, Not Size Predicts IQ in Preterm Babies - featured October 14, 2011
Brain Imaging Study Of Preschoolers With ADHD Detects Brain Differences Linked To Symptoms - featured July 12, 2011
Brain Scans Reveal Differences in Brain Structure in Teenagers With Severe Antisocial Behavior - featured April 4, 2011
Brain Scans Show Children with ADHD Have Faulty On-Off Switch for Mind-Wandering - featured January 4, 2011
Brain Scans Show Distinct Traits in Kids With Autism: Study - featured September 6, 2011
Brain's Electrical Activity May Help Spot Infants at High Risk for Autism - featured February 22, 2011
Brains of Children with Autism Develop More Slowly Than Healthy Brains, Researchers Say - featured November 17, 2011
Brains Out of Sync for Children with Autism - featured June 22, 2011
Canada Deems Son With Asperger's 'Inadmissible' - featured June 24, 2011
CBS News Story "Farewell to Handwriting" - featured November 7, 2011
Cerebral Palsy Cases on the Decline - featured March 9, 2011
Childhood Music Lessons May Provide Lifelong Boost in Brain Functioning - featured April 21, 2011
Childhood Stimulation May Reduce Adult Violence - featured April 26, 2011
Children of Divorce Score Worse in Math, Social Skills - featured June 6, 2011
Children With ADHD Much More Likely To Develop Substance Abuse Problems As They Age - featured February 14, 2011
Children With Autism And Gastrointestinal Symptoms Have Altered Digestive Genes - featured September 19, 2011
Children With Autism Benefit from Early, Intensive Therapy - featured September 29, 2011
Children With Cerebral Palsy: Change the Environment, Not the Child - featured August 18, 2011
Children With Dyslexia May Benefit From Early Musical Games - featured June 28, 2011
Children With Tourette Syndrome Have Better Motor Control, Study Finds - featured March 29, 2011
Clue to Kids' Early Aging Disease Found - featured July 18, 2011
Clumsy Kids Who Don't 'Grow out of It' - featured April 4, 2011
College Student Finds Therapy Through Acting - Feel Good Story of the Week - featured April 22, 2011
Combining CBT With Medication For Childhood OCD Improves Symptoms - featured September 26, 2011
Components Of Speech Recognition Pathway In Humans Identified By Researchers - featured July 19, 2011
Concerns Linger As New Down Syndrome Test Hits Market - featured October 18, 2011
Controversial Autism Therapy in the News - featured June 28, 2011
Could a Virus Possibly Cause Autism? - March 30, 2011
Dallas Children's Medical Center Launching Major Initiative on Childhood Stroke - featured February 23, 2011
Diagnositic Criteria for Rett Syndrome Revised - featured January 12, 2011
Disability Advocates At Odds Over ‘Wandering’ Proposal for Autism Diagnostic Coding - featured March 18, 2011
Discovery Suggests Way to Block Fetal Brain Damage Produced by Oxygen Deprivation - featured September 2, 2011
Doctors Throw Flags On High School Concussions - featured February 7, 2011
Down Syndrome Study Finds Families Are Happy - featured October 6, 2011
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in the News - featured January 26, 2011
Early Brain Therapy May Help Movement in Dystonia Patients - featured April 4, 2011
Early Childhood Education Program Yields High Economic Returns - featured January 7, 2011
Early Intervention and Longterm Support Key for Deaf Students - featured June 2, 2011
Early Motor Experiences Give Infants a Social Jump Start - featured September 12, 2011
Easing the Way in Therapy With the Aid of an Animal - featured March 15, 2011
Effects of Asperger Syndrome Noticeable in Babies - featured June 28, 2011
Effort to Restore Children's Play Gains Momentum (from the New York Times) - featured January 7, 2011
Even Before Language, Babies Learn the World Through Sounds - featured July 20, 2011
Exercise Strategies for People with Autism - featured April 4, 2011
F.D.A. to Study Whether Anesthesia Poses Cognitive Risks in Young Children - featured March 11, 2011
Facial Characteristics For Autism Identified - featured October 25, 2011
Family Meals Help Children to Be Less Fussy About Food - featured September 7, 2011
FDA to Have Hearing on Food Dyes and Hyperactivity - featured January 10, 2011
Fear of Dangerous Critters Learned During Infancy - featured January 24, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Boy Plays Sports Despite Having A Prosthetic Leg - featured July 26, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Dance School Gives Hope - featured June 13, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Outstanding Penmanship Award Goes to Boy with No Hands - featured April 11, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Teen Behind Inclusive Cheerleading Program Awarded $100K - featured August 23, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Teenager Gets Helping Hand With Bionic Arm - featured September 8, 2011
Feel Good Story of the Week: Young Rapper with Autism Signs Record Contract - featured April 26, 2011
First Biologically Distinct Subtypes of Brain Development in Autism Uncovered - featured September 15, 2011
For Better Grades, Try Gym Class - featured August 11, 2011
Formerly Non-Verbal Girl with Autism Becomes Singing Inspiration - featured February 2, 2011
Functional MRI May Provide Early and Objective Indicator of Autism - featured May 30, 2011
Gene Discovery Offers Clues To How Infants Pick Up Language - featured February 14, 2011
Girl Fulfills Dance Dream After Pioneering Surgery - featured July 11, 2011
Girl Scouts Create Prosthetic Hand Device - featured May 9, 2011
Hand Movement May Give Clues to ADHD Severity - featured February 15, 2011
Handwriting and OT in the News: From the Chicago Tribune - featured November 16, 2011
Handwriting and OTs in the News - featured September 13, 2011
Improving Treatment Of Children With Premature Skull Bone Fusion - featured September 21, 2011
Inattention, Not Hyperactivity, Associated With Educational Failure - featured August 30, 2011
Infants Raised in Bilingual Environments Can Distinguish Unfamiliar Languages - featured February 23, 2011
Infants Trained To Concentrate Show Added Benefits - featured September 6, 2011
Inflexibilty May Give Pupils With Autism Problems In Multitasking - featured August 17, 2011
Inside the Teenage Brain - featured September 30, 2011
Interest in Toys Predicts Effectiveness of Autism Treatment in Toddlers - featured March 22, 2011
Interview with Maurice Sendak: Children's Books Aren't Wild Enough' - featured September 29, 2011
Is SpongeBob Too Much for Young Minds? - featured September 13, 2011
Kasper the Robot for Kids with Autism Back in the News - March 9, 2011
Kids Who Specialize in One Sport May Have Higher Injury Risk - featured June 14, 2011
Kids with Autism Learn To Survive, And Thrive, In College
Kids With Cerebral Palsy May Have Asymmetric Pelvic Bones - featured March 15, 2011
Lancet Published Study Supports Elimination / Restricted Diet for Kids with ADHD - featured February 4, 2011
Landmark Study Shows That Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida Leads to Better Outcomes - featured February 9, 2011
Lefties More Gifted? Study Suggests Its a Myth - featured June 8, 2011
Linked Wii Balance Boards Help Children Learn Balance Skills - featured May 6th, 2011
Looking For Early Signs Of Autism In Brain Waves - featured June 3, 2011
Low Weight Babies Five Times More Likely To Have Autism Spectrum Disorder - featured October 18, 2011
Making ADHD Teens Better Drivers - featured January 24, 2011
Many Pediatricians Aren't Testing Toddlers for Developmental Delays - featured July 28, 2011
MIT Scientist Captures 90,000 Hours of Video of Son's First Words and Graphs It - featured March 8, 2011
MIT Scientists Researchers Recreate Autism in Mice - featured March 21, 2011
More Robots for Autism on ABC News - featured October 24, 2011
More Young Adults And Teens Being Treated For Stroke - featured September 6, 2011
Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says - featured February 9, 2011
Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors in Children - featured March 21, 2011
NC State Student Innovation Team Receives PDMA Award for Fluency Assistant - featured April 28, 2011
New Book of 'Lost' Dr. Suess Stories Published - featured October 10, 2011
New Brain Imaging Research Reveals Why Individuals with Autism Confuse Pronouns - featured August 2, 2011
New Brain Imaging Study Suggests Dylexia Independent of IQ - featured September 29, 2011
New Clue Found for Fragile X Syndrome-Epilepsy Link - featured April 13, 2011
New Data Shows Half of All Children with Autism Wander and Bolt from Safe Places - featured April 22, 2011
New Diagnostic Code for Autistic Wandering Approved for October, 2011 - featured July 27, 2011
New Evidence Found for the Genetic Basis of Autism - featured October 3, 2011
New Finding Provides Insight Into the Psychology of Autism - featured October 12, 2011
New Insight into ADHD - featured March 1, 2011
New Study Proves the Brain has 3 Layers of Working Memory - featured March 16, 2011
New Study Sheds Light on Pediatric Stroke - featured February 3, 2011
New Testing Helps Change the Game on Youth Concussions - featured May 26, 2011
New Tool to ID Support Needed By Children with Intellectual Disabilities - featured August 1, 2011
New Tools to Help Kids with Speech Disorders ('Speech Buddies' in the News) - featured April 14, 2111
New York Times: On the Left Hand, There Are No Easy Answers - featured March 8, 2011
Newest Robots Dance, Help Children with Special Needs - featured May 3, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Warning & Response from Developmental Vision Experts - featured January 7, 2011
Non-Drug Therapy To Reduce Tics In Tourette Syndrome - featured April 14, 2011
Not Peds But a Fun SLP Share: Klingon Language Helps Man with Dyslexia - featured October 3, 2011
Numeracy in the News: Helping Children Learn to Understand Numbers: It's All in the Way We Speak to Them - featured August 2, 2011
NY Mandates Insurance Coverage for Autism - featured November 1, 2011
Older Fathers Run A Greater Risk Of Having Children With Brain Disorders - featured August 31, 2011
Operation Of Gene Variant Linked To ADHD Shown By Scientists - featured August 17, 2011
Overexcited Brain Cells May Spur Symptoms of Autism, Stanford Study Finds - featured August 1, 2011
Paralyzed Rutgers Defensive Tackle Believes He Will Walk Again - featured May 2, 2011
Parent-child Play Therapy Relieves Depression in Pre-Schoolers - featured January 21, 2011
Parents Cry Foul Over Special Education Transfers - featured July 12, 2011
Parents Divided on Screening for Conditions without Cure - featured June 15, 2011
Parents of Children with Down Syndrome in New Zealand Taking Government to Top Court - featured July 11, 2011
Part Four: PBS Series 'Autism Now' - Demand for Educational Resources for Children Outstrips the Supply - featured April 22, 2011
Part One: PBS Series Autism Now: Meet Robert McNeil's Grandson - featured April 19, 2011
Part Three: PBS Series 'Autism Now' - Autism's Causes: How Close Are We to Solving the Puzzle? - featured April 21, 2011
Part Two: PBS Series 'Autism Now': Exploring the 'Phenomenal' Increase in U.S. Prevalence - featured April 19, 2011
Pediatric OCD in the News: 'A Darkness Has Overtaken Me' - featured October 11, 2011
Pediatric Patients' Own Bone Marrow Stem Cells May Provide Treatment for Brain Injuries - featured March 15, 2011
Pen Mightier Than Keyboard for Making Imprint on Brain - featured January 26, 2011
PG-13 Version of The King's Speech Opening April 1st - featured March 28, 2011
Phonetic Clues Hint Language Is Africa-Born - featured April 20, 2011
Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) in the News - featured May 27, 2011
Play Helps Japan's Youngest Victims Cope - featured April 13, 2011
Play in the News: Can a Playground Be Too Safe? - featured July 25, 2011
Playful Behavior Of Young Chimps Develops Like That Of Children - featured November 28, 2011
Poorer Movement Skills at Seven Months in Children at Risk of Autism, Study Finds - featured September 9, 2011
Preemies Can Catch Up in Vocabulary By Teen Years - featured July 27, 2011
Premature Babies Risk Mental Health Problems, Say Experts - featured June 27 2011
Premature Birth Tied to Increased Risk of ADHD - featured April 20, 2011
Preschool Male to Female Data on Stuttering - featured July 5, 2011
Preterm Infant Exposure To Parental Voice Encourages Vocalizations - featured October 20, 2011
Prevalence Of 'Flattened Head' In Infants And Young Children Appears To Be Increasing - featured April 5, 2011
Prevalence of Autism in South Korea Estimated at 1 in 38 Children - featured May 9, 2011
Project Lifesaver in the News - A Great Program for Children with Autism or Down Syndrome Who Wander - featured August 25, 2011
Promising Prenatal Test For Down Syndrome Identified - featured March 7, 2011
Psychologist Links Social Acumen To Spatial Skill - featured August 4, 2011
Q&A: Neonatal Therapy: An Emerging Practice Area - featured March 25, 2011
Raising Investment In Early Childhood Development Programs Is A Highly Cost-Effective Strategy Research Shows - featured September 26, 2011
Recess Making a Comeback in Schools - featured September 20, 2011
Regular 'Green Time' Is Linked to Milder Symptoms for Kids with ADHD - featured September 16, 2011
Research Finds Links Between Autism and Eating Disorders - featured February 11, 2011
Research Shows 'Robust' Link Between Preschool, Language and Literacy - featured August 23, 2011
Researchers Reveal First Autism Candidate Gene That Demonstrates Sensitivity to Sex Hormones - featured February 18, 2011
Restricting Children's Free Play May Cause Harm - featured August 29, 2011
Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin - featured May 17, 2011
Robert MacNeil Returns to NewsHour for 'Autism Today' Series - featured April 11, 2011
Scientist Tests Promising Drug for Those with Down Syndrome - featured August 2, 2011
Scientists and Autism, When Geeks Meet - featured November 8, 2011
Scientists Link 'Sets' of Genetic Abnormalities to Autism Risk - featured March 4, 2011
Scientists Test 'Trust' Hormone for Autism Fight - featured January 4, 2011
Screening Begins For Active Ingredients For The Treatment Of Batten Disease - featured April 20, 2011
Secondhand Smoke Tied to Kids' Behavior Problems - featured July 18, 2011
Sensory Lab in the News - featured September 27, 2011
Sensory-Friendly Performance of Lion King Coming To Broadway - featured August 23, 2011
Shyness: Evolutionary Tactic? - featured June 27, 2011
Siblings of Autistic Kids at Greater Risk for Disorder - featured August 15, 2011
Sign Language Users, Bilinguals And Monolinguals - featured March 23, 2011
Simple Exercise Improves Lung Function In Children With Cystic Fibrosis - featured May 25, 2011
Simple Test For Babies Could Help Spot A Virus That Damages Hearing - featured June 2, 2011
Simple Test Helps Spot Autism in Infants, Study Suggests - featured April 28, 2011
Singing Therapy for Fluency in the News - featured October 3, 2011
Slow Brain Growth Could Explain Autistic Behaviors - featured November 3, 2011
SLPs in the News Discussing Stuttering: 'The King's Speech' Passes Stutterers The Mic - featured January 6, 2011
Social and Emotional Learning Programs Found to Boost Skills - featured February 8, 2011
Speaking and Understanding Speech Share the Same Parts of the Brain - featured August 17, 2011
Speaking Through Computers - featured July 7, 2011
Special Font Helps Those with Dyslexia Mind Their Ps and Qs - featured November 7, 2011
Stem Cells – A New Frontier in Autism Research - featured May 19, 2011
Stem Cells May Provide New Treatment for Children with Severe Brain Injuries - featured March 2, 2011
Study Points to a Cause-Effect Relationship Between Breastfeeding and Brainpower - featured September 2, 2011
Study Sheds Light on Auditory Role in Dyslexia - featured August 3, 2011
Study Shows that Late Talkers Do Fine as They Grow Up - featured July 20, 2011
Study Suggests that 'Hard to Read' Fonts May Increase Reading Retention - featured June 16, 2011
Study to Address Effects of Hippotherapy on Autism - featured November 11, 2011
Study: ADHD Meds May Delay Puberty in Boys - featured September 20, 2011
Study: Brain Changes in Stutterers Involve More than Speech - featured August 18, 2011
Stuttering Doesn't Take A Summer Break - featured June 1, 2011
Stuttering Foundation Gets Starring Role on The King's Speech DVD
Stuttering Linked to Genetics, Motor Control - featured February 21, 2011
Stuttering Reigns King at the Oscars - featured February 28, 2011
Swimming for Autism in the News - featured January 17, 2011
Teen Brains Over-Process Rewards, Suggesting Root of Risky Behavior, Mental Ills - featured January 27, 2011
The 10 Best Places to Live with Autism - featured April 4, 2011
The Benefits of Preschool in the News: The Best Job-Training Program - featured August 19, 2011
The Case for Cursive - from the New York Times - featured April 29, 2011
The King's Speech Honored with 12 Oscar Nominations - featured January 25, 2011
The Science of Bilingualism in the News - featured October 14, 2011
The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Needs Your Input for their Directory of 'Sensory Friendly' Companies and Services - featured March 10, 2011
Therapist in the News: Pediatric OT with a Line of Action Figures for the Differently Abled - featured February 21, 2011
Toys ‘R’ Us To Bring Autism Therapy Robot To Masses - featured August 23, 2011
Two Year Old Children Understand Complex Grammar - featured August 23, 2011
University of Texas Starting Trial on Use of Cord Blood for Pediatric TBI Patients - featured January 4, 2011
US Researchers Have Identified at Least Two Subtypes of Autism - featured September 9, 2011
Vaccines Cleared Again As Autism Culprit - featured August 29, 2011
Vermont Tops National Ranking Of Disability Services - featured May 24, 2011
Video Game Addiction Tied to Depression, Social Problems and Poor Grades - featured January 17, 2011
Video of the Week: Interview, Melanie Potock, Joy of Food and Kids - featured October 26, 2011
Video Story of the Week: Therapy Dogs Helping Kids Read - featured August 18, 2011
Wakefield Autism-Vaccine Study Revealed to be an 'Elaborate Fraud' - featured January 6, 2011
Why Things Dont Add Up for Some Students -featured January 18, 2011
Winter Conception Tied to Raised Risk for Autism - featured May 10, 2011
Worth Repeating: New Wave of Aquatic Therapy Tools
Writing problems common in kids with ADHD - featured August 23, 2011
Yoga Creates Calm for Children with Autism - featured May 11, 2011
Young Adult Head Injuries Linked to Later Violence - featured June 2, 2011
Young Children Show Improved Verbal IQ After 20 Days of Exposure to Music-Based, Cognitive Training 'Cartoons' - featured October 5, 2011
Youngsters With ADHD Adversely Affected By Even Moderate Sleep Loss - featured March 2, 2011

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