Telehealth and Children: 20 Free Minimal Supply Activities

This article is geared toward mental health professionals that are providing Telehealth services. It provides helpful information about how to effectively provide Telehealth as well as some great activities to use with clients during Telehealth sessions.  https://www.meehanmentalhealth.com/the-playful-therapist-blog/telemental-health-and-children-20-free-minimal-supply-activities?fbclid=IwAR3BjtJvd5npKgK0Uo78URvdrUPQF-i9cOCv6Rv0D7adti8auevUt6LQK7g

Clinical and demographic predictors of concussion resolution in adolescents: A retrospective study

It’s good to be aware that students with ADHD may need a longer recovery time after concussions, just like those who have experienced prior concussions. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21622965.2017.1381099?journalCode=hapc20&fbclid=IwAR1PTsReczWG8memgcRL3qG7Y3oRGaB_bsNDLUvM9TBmffUPCk2npD2XCJA&#.XMsOraYUChs.twitter

A Large Study Provides More Evidence That MMR Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

One of the largest studies ever conducted of the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) is the latest scientific evidence debunking the theory that vaccines cause autism. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/03/04/699997613/a-large-study-provides-more-evidence-that-mmr-vaccines-dont-cause-autism?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190304&fbclid=IwAR2I4yFo8NPXyN4CM4eLLu7vKrluvHqq4sthPVHXMDxCRbu4TJbm78yCEik

Nap Time Boosts Learning, Studies Say

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“The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 3- to 5-year-olds get 10 to 13 hours of sleep, including naps, every 24 hours.” Many students that we see are getting significantly less sleep than this, which will impact memory, learning, behavior, and performance. https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/12/12/nap-time-boosts-learning-studies-say.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB&fbclid=IwAR2nPG2FbDNqlx5YUSw3dE3z0bTu-PMri9qq6OWeo7wAgHSiIPB9NwzCvmE

California lawmakers vote to delay school start times to allow students to get more sleep

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Looks like Ca lawmakers are starting to take note of the research on sleep and adolescent biorhythms. If signed by Governor Brown next week, this law would go into effect by 2021. https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/404708-california-lawmakers-vote-to-delay-school-start-times-to-allow-students