Why researchers are turning to music as a possible treatment for strokes, brain damage, and even Parkinson’s disease

You probably don’t realize it when you listen to your favorite song, but music has an incredibly powerful effect on the human brain.Singing, playing an instrument, or listening to music has been shown to activate many areas of the brain that control speech, movement and cognition, memory and emotion – …

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Autism Learning Partners to Open New Location in Hickory, NC to Serve Autism Community

“Our staff are committed to helping the individuals and families we serve lead more fulfilling lives. Ongoing collaboration with community partners has been instrumental in sustaining this success in all settings. Said Gina T. Chang, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CEO of ALP. HICKORY, North Carolina (PRWEB) 22 November 2021 Autism Learning Partners …

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Finally, Patrick Bernard, the coach of Rundlett Middle School, lifts his heels

The past is chilling for Patrick Bernard. The future, however, is full of hope. He runs a free indoor football program for middle school students. He is seeking funds to honor his family and remember his sister’s love for education and music. In 2004, when Patrick was 22, his brother, …

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Hauta joins the Bobcat roster after winning the title

Cassidy Hauta couldn’t have closed one chapter in her volleyball career and entered the next in a more transparent way. The Saskatoon native and her Holy Cross Crusaders won the Saskatchewan Women’s 5A Provincial Championship with a thrilling 15-11 third set victory over crosstown rival St. Joseph on Saturday. Not …

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Apes and humans produce the same brain responses to sounds of speech: The Tribune India

New York, November 21 Speech sounds elicit comparable neural responses and stimulate the same region in the brains of humans, macaques and guinea pigs, study finds that could help pave the way for better understanding and diagnosis of auditory processing deficits . A multidisciplinary group of researchers from the University …

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NwOESC discusses ‘mask to stay’ and Ohio legislation | Local education

ARCHBOLD – At the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center (NwOESC) board meeting recently, the COVID “Mask to Stay” guidelines were discussed along with several Ohio laws. Brian Baker, the Legislative Liaison Officer reported on several pieces of legislation, including SB 135 which, if passed, would require school districts to include …

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Could oral antiviral pills be a game-changer for COVID-19? Infectious disease specialist explains why these options are absolutely necessary

The ability to treat COVID-19 with a pill rather than an injection or infusion means more people can be treated faster. (File photo: Hal Gatewood / Unsplash) Almost two years after the start of the pandemic, it has become quite clear that we need better treatments for COVID-19 for people …

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When the pandemic struck, therapy never stopped for KidsAbility families

Like most children, when Molly enjoys her favorite after-school snack, she often wants more. To get her mother’s attention, Molly uses technology to pronounce her words. Molly is seven years old and doesn’t speak. But, with quick access to a KidsAbility tech device, she communicates her needs with a digital …

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Hagstrom and Holyfield recently awarded by the state association

Submitted photo From left to right, Christine Holyfield and Fran Hagstrom In October, the Communication Sciences and Disorders program saw two faculty members recognized for their contributions to the field of speech therapy at the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA) conference. ArkSHA connects audiologists, speech-language pathologists and future professionals through advocacy, …

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Dickinson High School sports star Hopfauf signs with the University of North Dakota

Hopfauf has been striving to reach for the Division I ball since eighth grade, ending her junior year with the 2021 Class A State Championship. She and her team made history as it was the very first championship. Midgets State in softball. “Having played for this team at the varsity …

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