So much to read, so little time! Check out this month’s list of some of the more noteworthy articles we’ve come across.
- Brain imaging predicts language learning in deaf children – A study between the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago developed an algorithm based on brain scans that predicts language ability in children who have received cochlear implants. (Medical Xpress)
- Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation in Students – Recognizing improvement, creating opportunities for service learning, and tapping into strengths and interests are just a few ways to help children develop intrinsic motivation. (Edutopia)
- New Research Finds Animals May Help Kids On The Spectrum – While the research continues to grow on the efficacy and long term results of animal-assisted interventions, families continue to share their own stories and hope. (Disability Scoop)
- 5 Steps to Improve Your AAC Skills – Monica C. Hudnall, CCC-SLP, shares her tips for becoming confident and proficient with augmentative and alternative communication. (ASHA Leader)
- How Learning Happens: Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development – Key takeaways from the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development’s research on how these areas are intertwined in learning. (The Aspen Institute)
- 3 Defining Features of ADHD That Everyone Overlooks – Hint: there’s more to look for than inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. (ADDitude)
- Did Endrew F. Change the “A” in FAPE? Questions and Implications for School Psychologists – A review of the Supreme Court ruling and thoughts on how it will impact school psychologists and IEPs. (NASP)