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What It's Like Having ADHD During Finals Week - Study Breaks - Study Breaks


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What It's Like Having ADHD During Finals Week - Study Breaks
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Dealing with ADHD in academia is hard enough; dealing with it during finals can be downright traumatic.

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How Well Do You Know ADHD? - ADDitude


How Well Do You Know ADHD?
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Though the symptoms of ADHD were first noted by the medical community in 1902, pervasive misinformation and myths about the condition continue to haunt it — and prevent thousands of individuals from getting the diagnosis and treatment they need each ...
Quantifying Genetic Risk in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderNeurology Advisor

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10 holiday tips for families of kids with special health needs - CBS News


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10 holiday tips for families of kids with special health needs
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Children with mental health issues or developmental and physical challenges such as autism, ADHD, sensory issues, depression and anxiety may need extra help managing the festivities of the season. Here are 10 ways parents and caregivers can help keep ...

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ADHD May Be Over-Diagnosed in Children with Autism - MD Magazine


ADHD May Be Over-Diagnosed in Children with Autism
MD Magazine
Researchers examined the prevalence of children who meet ADHD criteria and their relationship to autistic characteristics in order to determine the validity of the diagnoses. The researchers mentioned in their study that both scientists and clinicians ...

Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named : NPR Ed ... - NPR


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Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named : NPR Ed ...
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Many parents and teachers report that schools won't use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it?

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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids - U.S. News & World Report


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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
U.S. News & World Report
MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often treated with medications, such as Adderall or Ritalin. But a new study suggests that parents can also help their kids by promoting healthy ...
Study Finds a Rising Trend of Co-Morbid Chronic Conditions Among Poor ChildrenAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas - ABC Online


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Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas
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The centre behind an successful early intervention program for autistic children in Tasmania's north-west hopes to expand its services to other parts of the state. University research has found children at the Autism Specific Early Learning and Care ...
Early intervention insight for regional children with autismHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)

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How Pokemon Go sparked 'miracle' transformation in boy with autism - Today.com


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How Pokemon Go sparked 'miracle' transformation in boy with autism
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Ralphie Koppelman has autism spectrum disorder and hyperlexia. He struggles socially, doesn't usually make eye contact with strangers, has difficulty holding conversations and panics when his routine changes. But playing the game for the first time ...
Parents of autistic children react to life-changing Pokémon GoThe Memo

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Learning Disability Facts: 5 Tips To Deal With Kids - Counsel & Heal


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Learning Disability Facts: 5 Tips To Deal With Kids
Counsel & Heal
There are many pieces of evidence that it can be difficult at times to raise a child with learning disability. The reports suggest that about one-third of parents of kids with learning disabilities are not at all ready to take up the challenge of ...
 

Parents urge early screening, intervention for changing course of autism - 6abc.com


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Parents urge early screening, intervention for changing course of autism
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Dr. Amanda Bennett of Children's Hospital says guidelines now recommend EVERY child be screened for autism at 18, 24, and 30 months. The screening tool is called the M-CHAT - Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers. "We're looking for children who ...
 

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