Tag Archives: Mental Development

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A Gene That Causes Neurodevelopmental Delays

Recently, a team of scientists from the UC Davis Mind Institute discovered a new gene that can cause severe delays in neurodevelopment. This new information could help us better understand and treat these disorders. Led by UC Davis geneticist Suma Sh...

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Ways to Communicate with a Child on the Spectrum

Communication is crucial for learning, socializing, and behavior formation. However, it is also among the most affected areas of development in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As healthcare training professionals working to improve the ...

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Living Life to the Fullest with Fragile X Syndrome

As a learning institute that focuses on helping individuals with developmental disabilities, we make it a point to assess and find solutions on how each of our future clients can make the most out of their capabilities; including those with Fragile X...

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Creating a Better World for Children with Special Needs

The behavioral interventions used in ABA work wonders for teaching kids living with autism the social skills necessary to get along with their peers and make connections. This happens depending on the child and their abilities. EDS Learning Institute...

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The ABLE Employment Flexibility Act and Why It’s Important

If passed and made into law, this existing bill can change the lives of people with developmental disabilities for the better. Last July 22, 2021, the ABLE Employment Flexibility Act or H.R.4672 was introduced in House by Representative Thomas R. Suo...

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Are Bigger Brain Sizes a Subtype of Autism?

A recent study by the MIND Institute showed that bigger brain sizes may cause autism or autism-related symptoms in children. According to the MRI scans of over 400 kids between the ages of 3 and 12 years old, there is evidence found of disproportiona...

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