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Greater Success for Students with Learning Disabilities Linked to Applied STEM - Daily Nexus


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Greater Success for Students with Learning Disabilities Linked to Applied STEM
Daily Nexus
If yet more proof was needed to emphasize the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.), two UC Santa Barbara researchers have determined that taking applied S.T.E.M. courses benefits students with learning disabilities in ...

Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency ... - Science Daily


Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency ...
Science Daily
Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency-department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to ...
Why do teens with autism go to the ER more often?Futurity: Research News

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Artificial Intelligence Detects Early Signs of Autism in Infants - NOVA Next


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Artificial Intelligence Detects Early Signs of Autism in Infants
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By using artificial intelligence to decipher brain scans, researchers were able to predict with startling accuracy which high-risk infants ended up developing autism by age two. Detecting autism before age two has been notoriously difficult, in part ...

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Why ADHD Isn't Due to Bad Parenting - TIME


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Why ADHD Isn't Due to Bad Parenting
TIME
It's listed in the manual of psychiatric disorders as a validated mental health condition, yet there's a lingering sense that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), especially among children, is in part due to poor parenting or parents who ...
People with ADHD have smaller brainsNew York Post
Brains of those with ADHD show smaller structures related to emotionfox6now.com
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is linked to delayed brain developmentWashington Post
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8 Things I Wish People Knew About Parenting A Child With ADHD - Huffington Post


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8 Things I Wish People Knew About Parenting A Child With ADHD
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8 Things I Wish People Knew About Parenting A Child With ADHD. Most people who judge do it because they just don't know. 02/08/2017 05:07 pm ET | Updated 12 hours ago. Understood.org Understood is a free online resource for parents of kids with ...

Why Autism Affects Boys More than Girls - TIME


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Why Autism Affects Boys More than Girls
TIME
While the definition of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has changed over the years, one thing has remained relatively constant: the fact that rates of ASD are anywhere from two to five times higher among boys than they are among girls. Until recently ...
New Clues on Why Autism Is More Common in MalesWebMD
'Male brains' linked to higher autism risk in women, study saysCNN
Autism more common in people whose brains are anatomically more male-likeMedical News Today
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Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities - Care Appointments


Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities
Care Appointments
One in three parents of a child with a learning disability is in a "distressed relationship", according to a new report. This is higher than the level of distress in relationships among the general population - put at one in four. The study, from ...

Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD? - WebMD


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Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?
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MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who follow a Mediterranean diet -- high in fruits, vegetables and "good" fats -- may be less likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small study suggests. Research on 120 children ...
The Mediterranean Diet and Prevention of ADHD: New Information Worth DigestingAAP News

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How to Help Your Child Cope With a Learning Disability | For ... - US News Health


US News Health

How to Help Your Child Cope With a Learning Disability | For ...
US News Health
For a small group of students, learning difficulties don't surface until middle school or high school. (Nina Shannon/iStockphoto). A learning disability is a problem ...

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Preschoolers with autism show gains after play-based program - UCLA Newsroom


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Preschoolers with autism show gains after play-based program
UCLA Newsroom
Treatments for autism spectrum disorder that appear promising in a research lab often don't work as well in real-life settings. But one intervention, developed over the past 15 years by UCLA scientists, has been shown to be effective in reducing ...

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