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Health benefits from connecting children with nature

Health benefits from connecting children with nature | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Spending time in nature improves mood, reduces stress and promotes better physical health.
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Study identifies neurogenetics that link abnormal neurodevelopment to ASD.

Study identifies neurogenetics that link abnormal neurodevelopment to ASD. | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a group of highly inheritable behavioural disorders. Patients with ASD have mild to severe communication difficulties, repetitive behaviour and social challenges.
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Scientists have found a way to better understand the brain - Scotsman

Scientists have found a way to better understand the brain - Scotsman | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have gained new insight into how the brain perceives the world, which might also help us to better understand mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and autism.
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What is Assistive Technology (A.T.)

Words and music by Jeff Moyer Copyright 2000. Discover what Assistive Technology can do. For more information please contact assist@rslsteeper.com / 0113 ...
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Cloud-based infrastructure for Internet users with special needs - Phys.Org

Cloud-based infrastructure for Internet users with special needs - Phys.Org | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“EU researchers are developing a new, broad-ranging, cloud-based infrastructure that makes the Internet more accessible for users with special needs.”
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Everyday sensory integration infographic - Rutland Parent Carer Voice | Facebook

“Everyday sensory integration infographic”
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Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5 | psychiatry.org

Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5 | psychiatry.org | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“DSM-5 guide for patients and families”
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Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders

Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“Children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language, says a study team of radiologists and psychologists.”
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Enabled by Design athon Sydney 2014 Showreel - YouTube

"Design is an optimistic pursuit" said Steven Pozel ... and in that spirit we came together for Enabled by Design-athon Sydney 2014 at the University of Tech...
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Assistive Technology Blog: Parrot Speak To Call: Hands Free Phone Software

Assistive Technology Blog: Parrot Speak To Call: Hands Free Phone Software | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
RT @INDATAproject: Assistive Technology Blog: Parrot Speak To Call: Hands Free Phone Software http://t.co/BnTc2uRWKA
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What is Occupational Therapy?

So..what exactly is occupational therapy? Many people think occupational therapy helps individuals get jobs. Well, that's only one important aspect of ALL th...
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Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain - New Scientist

Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain - New Scientist | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain New Scientist Many theories abound but most agree that consciousness has to involve the integration of activity from several brain networks, allowing us to perceive our surroundings as one single...
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The Aspergers Comprehensive Handbook

The Aspergers Comprehensive Handbook | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Help for Parents with Aspergers Children and Teens
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Children aren't active enough in winter, say researchers

Children aren't active enough in winter, say researchers | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Children should be given more support to enable them to be more active during the winter, particularly at weekends, say researchers from the University of Cambridge. Their call comes in response to their findings that children ...
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Study Offers Clues To Down Syndrome, Possible Treatment

Study Offers Clues To Down Syndrome, Possible Treatment | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
[Source: Disability Scoop] Fluorescent images of nerve connections in the brain of a typically-developing individual, left, compared to a person with Down syndrome.
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Frayed nerve bundle may spur autism's motor, social deficits — - SFARI News

Frayed nerve bundle may spur autism's motor, social deficits — - SFARI News | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“SFARI News Frayed nerve bundle may spur autism's motor, social deficits — SFARI News Motor and social skills are both thought to require integration of information across the brain, so Travers and her colleagues investigated whether problems in...”
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ZERO TO THREE: Baby Brain Map

ZERO TO THREE: Baby Brain Map | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
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Occupational Therapy on Jeopardy!

“Happy Occupational Therapy Awareness Month. Episode aired on April 1, 2015.”
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Brain Changes Linked to Prematurity May Explain Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Brain Changes Linked to Prematurity May Explain Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“A new study could help explain why preterm babies are at higher risk of neurodevelopmental disorders.”
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Child health Archives - Evidently Cochrane

Child health Archives - Evidently Cochrane | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“Have you seen our Evidently Cochrane blogs? Evidence + experience. Here's some on child health http://t.co/n3HeIfZaiI #RCPCH15”
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Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders

Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
“Children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language, says a study team of radiologists and psychologists.”
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Treatments: Neurodevelopment Disorders

2005 UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute Summer Series on Neurodevelopmental Disorders presents "Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Neurodevelopment Disorders: How do we decide?" by Robin...
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Does Playing a Musical Instrument Make You Smarter?

Does Playing a Musical Instrument Make You Smarter? | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists identify a link between musical training and executive function. (Better sensory integration, changes in brain anatomy. Musical training DOES benefit people, especially kids.
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Assessment Checklists | Caregiver and Staff Resources | Therapy Resources | Tools To Grow, Inc.

Assessment Checklists | Caregiver and Staff Resources | Therapy Resources | Tools To Grow, Inc. | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
Occupational Therapy Assessment Checklists, documentation forms, and performance resources.
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Tools to Grow, Inc.'s comment, August 2, 2014 9:04 AM
Thanks Joaquim! :)
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A day in the life of an occupational therapist - Chron.com

A day in the life of an occupational therapist - Chron.com | Occupational Therapy, Neurodevelopment, Assistive Technology and other stuff | Scoop.it
A day in the life of an occupational therapist Chron.com Those who become occupational therapists often choose this profession because it consists of skills and knowledge from a number of disciplines, including the sciences, sociology, psychology...
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