Emily Capasso

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Texas woman sports British accent after surgery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lisa Alamia is a Texan, through and through. But you wouldn't know it when she opens her mouth to speak.<p>She had surgery on her lower jaw a few months ago, and she's had a British accent ever since.<p>"I didn't notice it at first," said Alamia, who is of Mexican heritage. "But my husband told …

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As it turns out, my first experience with Selective Mutism (SM) was my first day on the job during my Clinical Fellowship Year in a private school …

Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child’s Brain

<b>In a broad sense your research seems to point to the fact that over-stimulation in children's brain is having a negative effect when it comes to fast</b> …

Water Works

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Warming up to “Baby It’s Cold Outside”: What my mother taught me about the guy who wrote the “date-rape” Christmas song

<b>(Warner Bros. Entertainment)</b><p>Frank Loesser’s Christmas song sounds creepy to our ears — but his life and work showed a man ahead of his time<p>Leslie Kendall Dye<p>December 6, 2015 8:30pm (UTC)<p>I brace myself for it every year.<p>Come December, before the first snowfall, we’ll see a flurry of articles about …

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Anxious people have one big thing in common when it comes to an important social skill

People are pretty good at judging whether a crowd is friendly, but anxious people may be worse at this task, a new study finds.<p>The research, which was presented Monday at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, could point toward a better way to diagnose anxiety and other mental-health …

Psychology

In Russia, A 'Show Of Force' As The Military Tries To Modernize

Russia has been displaying its military might lately, with war games and weapons shows. Even though his country is the midst of a recession, President Vladimir Putin is pushing ahead with a costly plan to modernize the military.<p>Top U.S. and NATO officials have identified Russia's war-making …

What Each Myers-Briggs Type Does In College

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1K2yKsZ<p><b>ENFP</b>: Starts writing every essay at 5pm the day before it’s due and has still written nothing …

Apes May Be Much Closer To Human Speech Than We Realized

Scientists studying Koko the gorilla witnessed a range of remarkable vocal behaviors.<p>Koko has been called the "world's most intelligent gorilla."<p>The beloved 44-year-old western lowland gorilla uses over 1,000 signs from American Sign Language to communicate, and has gained a sophisticated …

Why the age you get your period matters — for the rest of your life

I got my period when I was 15-and-a-half years old, much later than most of the girls I knew. This meant that, until well into my teens, while my …

Disney Characters Motivating You to Study

We’ve all been there before: you glance at your class syllabus, only to discover you have a test soon. No worries though, you know what to do. You …

Message to My Freshman Students

For the first time in many years I am teaching a freshman course, Introduction to Philosophy. The experience has been mostly good. I had been told that my freshman students would be apathetic, incurious, inattentive, unresponsive and frequently absent, and that they would exude an insufferable …

When We Asked Ronda Rousey If She Had Apraxia of Speech

It started with an intriguing title — “Ronda Rousey: The World’s Most Dangerous Woman” — and then a picture of a “James Bond”-type beauty.<p>Now, I …

Speech Therapy Brag Tags: Reinforcement System - The Speech Bubble

I hate to brag, but this is so cool! It seems that everyone is always on the hunt for the next, best reinforcement system. I don’t know about you, …

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music

If this isn't an honest-to-goodness crystal ball, it's close.<p>Neurobiologist Nina Kraus believes she and her team at Northwestern University have found a way — a half-hour test — to predict kids' literacy skill long before they're old enough to begin reading.<p>When I first read the study in the …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>7 hours ago<p>All the people …

Why 'High Functioning' Autism Is So Challenging

At this point in history, there is disagreement about how many people on the autism spectrum are on the high or low end of the spectrum (or whether …

"Inside Out" Producer reacts to rave reviews from autism community

Autism Live recently debuted a new series titled, "On The Spectrum" with Matt Asner. Matt has a brother and son with autism and is the Autism Speaks …

Amanda Seyfried: 'I Was Being Paid 10 Percent Of What My Male Co-Star Was Getting'

Yet another actress has spoken out about the gender pay gap in Hollywood.<p>Amanda Seyfried told The Sunday Times about a job she was paid less for than one of her male co-stars.<p>"A few years ago, on one of my big-budget films, I found I was being paid 10 percent of what my male co-star was getting, …

Journalism

Parents Say 5-Year-Old Son Was Unfairly Punished For His Hair, File Discrimination Complaint Against School

Jalyn Broussard was excited to show off his haircut at school last December. It was the first time the 5-year-old sported a different haircut than his 8-year-old older brother.<p>Thirty minutes into the day, his kindergarten teacher called his mother in front of the class to tell her his haircut was …

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

The Four Elements: Finding Your Element and What It Means

In western astrology, it is believed that the universe is formed by the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water. These are the outward manifestations …

Do You Want People to Understand You? Stop Doing This.

We’re taught almost as soon as we speak our first words to end our sentences with a firm and clear “period” or downward intonation. When we want …

Five Things to Know if Your Client Has Food Allergies

For pediatric feeding therapists, whether working in the home, school/community or hospital/clinic setting, understanding safety precautions for kids …

What is LAMP?

What is LAMP™?<p><b>Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)</b> is a therapeutic approach based on neurological and motor learning principles. The …

Disney's "Inside Out" helping families with autism look at feelings

Inside Out, a new film by Disney/Pixar, is being praised both by critics and members of our autism community! Inside Out looks at the life of Riley, …

Autism