Aging and The Alzheimer’s Brain: What we now know in 2019

The best known and most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s dementia (commonly known as Alzheimer’s disease). It alone accounts for around 60% to 65% of dementia cases. The Alzheimer’s brain affects only the thin outer layer of grey matter, the cortex. Because it begins in a progressively old region of the cortex involved in […]

Sensory Stimulation Activities for Children With Special Needs

The different senses play important roles in the reception and transmission of information to the brain. We analyze and processes this information before our bodies produce a reaction (gestures, behavior, etc). Because everyone receives sensory signals differently; different bodily reactions are possible between individuals. But for children with sensory processing disorder, it can be especially difficult to thrive, […]

Anxiety disorders

  “Anxiety disorders” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in it’s original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance. Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.[2] Anxiety is a worry about future events, and fear is a reaction to current events.[2] These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a fast […]

Developmental dysfluency

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Developmental dysfluency is considered a normal part of childhood development. About twenty-five percent of children experience some loss in fluency. Symptoms of developmental dysfluency include the […]

Southbury Training School

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Southbury Training School is a large residential facility in the towns of Southbury and Roxbury, Connecticut. It was built in the 1930s as a large state-funded and state-operated residential and […]