Early intervention for children with or at high risk for cerebral palsy should begin “as soon as possible” in order to build on “a critical developmental time,” according to results of a systematic review published in JAMA Pediatrics. [Read more…] about Systematic review calls for early targeted interventions to help babies and toddlers with cerebral palsy harness time window with maximum brain plasticity
Neurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities (Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge):
There’s a new frontier in diversity programs focused not on race or gender but on cognitive ability.
The growing interest in neurodiversity—hiring people with cognitive disabilities like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—is motivated by companies looking to tap into [Read more…] about Next in Human Resources: Seeing cognitive diversity as an asset to build on, not a problem to avoid
Telehealth Sees Success in Therapy (MHealth Intelligence):
“Telehealth-based therapy programs for stroke survivors have helped increase cognitive and language skills and enabled patients to receive therapy five times more often, according to one company. [Read more…] about Survey finds significant promise for home-based, data-rich cognitive therapy among stroke survivors
Dr. Flynn will discuss her entrepreneurial journey to get Evidence-Based Rehab Video Games Into the Hands of Users, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7–14th, 2012).
Dr. Sheryl Flynn is the founder and CEO of Blue Marble Game Co, a serious games company that focuses design and development of video games to enhance [Read more…] about Dr. Sheryl Flynn on Getting Evidence-Based Rehab Video Games Into the Hands of Users