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Research Identifies New Pathways for Sensory Learning in the Brain
July 16, 2019

Neuroscience NewsNEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 15, 2019 Summary: Automated robotic technology allows researchers to identify new pathways activated when the brain rewires circuits in response to experience. Source: Carnegie Mellon University We’ve all heard the saying that individuals learn at their own pace. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an automated, robotic training device that allows mice to […]

Let’s Stop Stealing Time from Children
July 16, 2019

by John Taylor Gatto Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time. -Michael Ende, Momo I saw it happen right before my eyes. During […]

Pablo, a Groundbreaking New BBC Series, Teaches Kids About Autism
July 12, 2019

BY MICHELE DEBCZAK OCTOBER 6, 2017 Autism spectrum disorder affects one in 68 kids in the U.S., but there’s still a lot of confusion surrounding the nature of the condition and what it feels like to have it. As BuzzFeed reports, a new British children’s program aims to teach viewers about autism while showing kids on the spectrum characters […]

Ohio State Fair Sensory-Friendly Morning
July 12, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Morning Presented by White Castle on July 31, 2019, 10:00a.m.-1:00 p.m. Come explore the Ohio State Fair during a sensory-friendly morning with the lights lowered and the sound turned down. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to ride the rides with no flashing lights or music, visit the Fair’s many educational activities, take a break […]