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So far Cody Lawson has created 9 blog entries.

Inclusive Educational Practices for Students with Special Needs

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education, Search Categories, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Studies have shown when kids with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings, the classrooms are better for all of the students.

Dinosaur Claw: Physical Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: Assistive Technology, blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks, General, Therapies, Think Tank, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"Helping Hands" at Rice University have developed Dino-Might, a controller/game designed for patients with cerebral palsy to use for physical therapy.

Diffuse White Matter in Brain Linked to Language Impairment, Amplified with Autism

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General, Medical|Tags: , , , , , |

Research published last month in the American Journal of Neuroradiology found anomalies in the connecting neural tissues between two primary language processing centers of the brain in autistic children and children with language impairment. The findings indicate that the differences existed in all participants but were more pronounced when language impairment was a factor for the child.

Videos games as therapy?

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Video games may not be as bad for us as our mothers told us. The latest foray into the virtual realm stems from the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, citing that targeted rehabilitation of patients with Cerebral Palsy can be achieved through the use of active video games (Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 Kinect, Playstation Move, etc.).

NuclearMitome Test most comprehensive genetic test available for mitochondrial disorders

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, General, Medical|Tags: , , , |

After almost a year’s worth of clinical use, Transgenomic’s NuclearMitome Test appears to be succeeding in offering doctors a more efficient and complete method for diagnosing people potentially suffering from mitochondrial disorders.

An Autism Diagnosis in Minutes?

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Medical|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ask anyone who has taken a psychological exam, words like “rapid,” “accurate,” & “mobile” simply are not ways of describing most clinical diagnostic measures. Luckily, at least for early detection of Autism, a group of doctors from the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School are looking to change that.