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How to address the worsening teacher shortage in Louisiana, teacher salary increases and steps to recover from the pandemic-induced learning loss will be key topics during the 2022 legislature, officials said Monday. The Louisiana Federation of Teachers, the Louisiana Association of Educators, and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry have started defining their educational […]

Arkansas lawmakers will start holding budget hearings Tuesday for state agencies in advance of their Feb. 14 fiscal session, with one potential topic being the next steps for the state’s health insurance plans for public school and state employees. “I think this health insurance has gotten a lot of people wondering,” a Joint Budget Committee […]

October 29, 2021

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Tags: among, Autistic, mutations, People, prevalent, rare, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Genetic burden: Autistic people who carry rare mutations (three middle bars) have a greater burden than non-autistic people (left bar), but a lower burden than autistic people who lack such mutations (right bar). About one in four people with autism carry rare genetic mutations in genes strongly related to autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders far […]

October 19, 2021

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Tags: among, Benigni, Cardona, education, gala, honorees, Latino, Meridens

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Categories: Special needs education

SOUTHINGTON – The Connecticut Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents Gala winners highlighted the importance of education within the Latino communities while enjoying a formal evening at Aqua Turf. Community officials and family members danced to salsa and bachata music all night to celebrate Latinos in the education sector. The proceeds from the event, which […]

October 6, 2021

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Tags: among, Autism, checkups, children, delayed, Diagnoses, lowincome, Missed, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Missed Opportunity: Most of the autistic children in the new study attended fewer than half of the recommended visits to healthy children. Maskot / Getty Images According to a new study, children from low-income families are diagnosed with autism about eight months later than their wealthier peers, regardless of how many “good children” visits they […]

September 21, 2021

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Tags: among, antipsychotics, Autistic, David, Lohr, Polypharmacy, preschoolers, Spectrum

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Getty Images / Stevica Mrdja / EyeEm W. David Lohr professor, University of Louisville In 2012, 316 children under the age of 6 from low-income Kentucky households began taking antipsychotic medication. Over the next five years, nearly two-thirds of these preschoolers – 65 percent – took three or more different types of medication, including antipsychotics, […]

September 20, 2021

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Tags: among, Autistic, behaviors, Repetitive, Spectrum, wane, wax, youth

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Categories: autism

Calming Rituals: Autistic children and adolescents use some restricted and repetitive behaviors to regulate emotions, so therapies that target emotion regulation may be more beneficial than therapies that target specific behaviors. Studio Omg / Getty Images Some types of restricted and repetitive behavior become more common in autistic children and adolescents over time, depending on […]

June 17, 2021

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Tags: among, devices, mice, neurons, optogenetic, Spectrum, sync, Wireless

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Categories: autism

Tiny device: A new optogenetic device can be implanted completely under the skin of a mouse and controlled wirelessly so that the animals can move freely during the experiments. Courtesy of Yiyuan Yang Two new wireless devices can synchronize the neural activity of multiple mice at the same time, allowing researchers to study how brain-to-brain […]