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Center for Children and Families offers online resources for parents ...

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The Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU is making mental health care resources more accessible for families worldwide through its Effective Child. ...
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Can Medication Help With Your Child's Autism? — Health Hub from ...

Can Medication Help With Your Child's Autism? — Health Hub from ... | Special education | Scoop.it
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): There is a lot of crossover between autism and ADHD. Because of this, treatment with typical ADHD medications — methylphenidate and amphetamine — is common.
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Professional Resources: Psychosocial and Combined Treatment Approaches for ADHD

In this overview, Dr. William Pelham provides an overview of psychosocial and combined treatment approaches for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in c...
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What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

This informative Ask the Expert video offers top line information about different disorders that fall under the Autism Spectrum (ASD) classification. Learn a...
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Girls on the Spectrum ADHD Autism | Special Needs Family ...

Girls on the Spectrum ADHD Autism | Special Needs Family ... | Special education | Scoop.it
When: Tuesday 24th September 2013. Time: 10.45am to 1pm. Where: Palmer Building, Reading University, Shinfield Road, Reading, RG6 6UA. Speaker: Dr Nikos Myttas. Cost: £10 parents/carers, £20 professionals.
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RESEARCH: “Problematic” video game use in boys with ASD & ADHD

RESEARCH: “Problematic” video game use in boys with ASD & ADHD | Special education | Scoop.it
There were three groups: parents of boys with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), parents of boys with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or parents of typically developing (TD) boys. Participants were given a ...
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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Oxford Owl: free ebooks (with audio!)

iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Oxford Owl: free ebooks (with audio!) | Special education | Scoop.it

"What it is: Oxford Owl    http://bit.ly/11dHohn is an incredible collection of free children’s ebooks for kids ages 3-11.  Each ebook has accompanying audio so that students can choose to read along, or read independently.  The books also have activities that focus on reading comprehension and story recall.  There are several options for filtering the ebooks so that students can find just the right story including by age, by book type, and by series.  In addition to the ebooks on the site, you can find fun activities and recommendations for each age group, games to print and play, and online games with characters from the books and site."


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Google+ for Schools- A Must Read Guide ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google+ for Schools- A Must Read Guide ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Special education | Scoop.it

"Google+ for Schools is a short guide created by Eric Curts, a Google certified teacher. I have just finished reading it now and thought you might be interested in having a glance as well.This document walks you through a step by step process to learn everything you need in order to start leveraging the power of this social networking platform in schools."


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Robert Kibaya's curator insight, September 9, 2013 10:43 AM

#web2icm #CommunicationWB

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@harisha Surely it is and makes life easy
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, October 24, 2013 8:25 PM

Thank you for sharing. I use Google + in my classroom.

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Make it PrAACtical; Create Your Own PECS-style Book

Make it PrAACtical; Create Your Own PECS-style Book | Special education | Scoop.it
There’s nothing that says ‘exciting’ like seeing a little person have their first successful experience with AAC. I had just that kind of experience recently and had some fun with a little guy who ...

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Children's Behavioural Disorders, such as Autism, ASD and ADHD

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A number of recent studies show an increase in the incidence and prevalence of #autism over the last 50 years. #ADHD is now the most common neuro-developmental disorder in children in Europe.
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Professional Resources: Pharmacological Approaches to Treating ADHD

In this overview, Dr. James Waxmonsky provides an overview of the most commonly used medications for ADHD. Dr. Waxmonsky also discusses the short-term benefi...
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Genes to Cognition Online

Genes to Cognition Online | Special education | Scoop.it
Explore modern neuroscience with this huge resource of videos, animations and interactive 3D brain. Autism, ADHD, ALZHEIMER'S depression and cognitive disorders.

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Understanding Autism: A Guide for Secondary School Teachers (Part 1)

The first of four segments ("Characteristics") in Understanding Autism: A Guide for Secondary Teachers. The DVD is designed to provide general education teac...
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Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD – WebMD

Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD – WebMD | Special education | Scoop.it
"Boys with ADHD and boys on the autism spectrum both have difficulties relating with peers," said Dr. Andrew Adesman, chief of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's ...
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A Great Rubric for Using Technology in K-8 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Rubric for Using Technology in K-8 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Special education | Scoop.it

"If you are a teacher in k-8 and are looking for new ideas to invigorate your curriculum using technology then the chart below will definitely work for you. This is a wonderful work realized by Philly Teacher from mbteach in which he mapped out some skills and concepts across different grade levels."


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lbligen's curator insight, August 4, 2013 11:07 AM

Great K-8 media center resource.

TheOwl's curator insight, August 5, 2013 8:44 AM

Excellent information.

Alicia Luke's curator insight, September 10, 2013 8:04 PM

Good for getting a general idea of what ideas within technology to introduce at different grade levels

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How To Give Students Individual Attention In A Busy Classroom

How To Give Students Individual Attention In A Busy Classroom | Special education | Scoop.it

"No matter the outward appearance, a classroom is a complex place, something Carousel Day School well understands. Their focus, since 1956, has been on each child’s unique character and experience.

 

Which is why they reached out to us to sponsor a post about that idea: ways to offer students individual attention in a busy classroom."


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Apps for helping autistic kids socially and academically - York Daily Record

Apps for helping autistic kids socially and academically - York Daily Record | Special education | Scoop.it
Apps for helping autistic kids socially and academically York Daily Record Debbie Drennan, an Assistive Technology Specialist with Parents Helping Parents, holds an iPad Mini with the Model Me Going Places app at the San Jose Mercury News photo...
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Children with autism see movement twice as fast as those without | Autism Support Network

Children with autism see movement twice as fast as those without | Autism Support Network | Special education | Scoop.it

Study may explain why autistic people are overwhelmed by bright lights and noises.


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