I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying | Dr. Christopher Kerr | TEDxBuffalo

I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying | Dr. Christopher Kerr | TEDxBuffalo

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Denise RQ I read a recent survey, and the title was, “Survey on American Fears,” and what Americans fear most is public speaking and dying. In other words, my TEDx talk. (Laughter) If that weren’t tough enough, tonight’s topic is illumination, and the question is really: can dying be illuminating? What…

What is the difference between Somatic Symptom Disorder and Illness Anxiety Disorder?

What is the difference between Somatic Symptom Disorder and Illness Anxiety Disorder?

Well this is doctor grande today the question is what is the difference between? somatic symptom disorder an illness anxiety disorder Now these two disorders used to be represented by just one disorder in older editions of the DSM the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual This disorder was referred to as hypochondriasis You may have heard…

The IDEA’s Special Education Categories: Autism

The IDEA’s Special Education Categories: Autism

There are 13 eligibility categories under the IDEA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and it’s important for parents to remember that an eligibility category is different than a diagnosis. Just because a child has a diagnosed disability does not necessarily mean that that child meets the eligibility criteria under the federal statute. So these…

ABC: Autism, Behavior, and Communication—Using Visual Support (Video #161)

ABC: Autism, Behavior, and Communication—Using Visual Support (Video #161)

>>>WELCOME TO THIS EDITION OF APPLES MAGAZINE. I AM MARY SMITH, A FAMILY RESOURCE SPECIALIST WITH ILLINOIS STARNET. FREQUENTLY, THE BEHAVIOR DIFFERENCES IN OUR YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE CHILD’S INABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE OR UNDERSTAND COMMUNICATION. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT BY STRUCTURING THE ENVIRONMENT FOR VISUALLY SUPPORTIVE COMMUNICATION, THERE IS…