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7 Early Signs Of Learning Disabilities In Kids - BoldSky


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7 Early Signs Of Learning Disabilities In Kids
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If you have a toddler and if he/she has been having trouble with school work or you feel that he/she may not be grasping things at a normal rate, then you may be rather concerned. Well, although it is quite common for some children to develop certain ...
 

The role of exercise in managing ADHD - Health24


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The role of exercise in managing ADHD
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More and more children across the globe are being diagnosed with and placed on medication for ADHD. Hyperactive children can be extremely disruptive, especially in a group or classroom situation, and medication might seem to be the most convenient ...
 

For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs, Says the CDC - Health.com


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For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs, Says the CDC
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This should include a discussion about behavior therapy as a first step, she said. ADHD causes hyperactivity, impulsiveness and attention problems. About 2 million of the more than 6 million American children with ADHD ... In eight or more behavioral ...
 

Personal Technology and the Autistic Child: What One Family Has Learned - Wall Street Journal


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Personal Technology and the Autistic Child: What One Family Has Learned
Wall Street Journal
How much time should children spend on screen? Which kinds of games, videos or online activities are harmful to young minds, and which are neutral or even beneficial? These are difficult questions for a parent. Particularly so for a parent of an ...

Kids with ADHD Thrive When 'Unspoken' Rules are Clearly Explained - PsychCentral.com (blog)


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Kids with ADHD Thrive When 'Unspoken' Rules are Clearly Explained
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A new study finds that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less inclined to intuitively notice subtle rule changes relating to behavior. For example, they may have trouble detecting the unspoken rule that behavior should ...

Children With Autism Now Diagnosed at Younger Ages - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network


Children With Autism Now Diagnosed at Younger Ages
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Children with autism spectrum disorder who were born prior to the 2007 American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that all children be screened for autism at the 18- and 24-month well-child visits were diagnosed significantly later than they are ...

Too smart, too disruptive: The high-functioning autistic children our schools can't teach - The Age


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Too smart, too disruptive: The high-functioning autistic children our schools can't teach
The Age
Professor Cheryl Dissanayake, founder of Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre at La Trobe University, said 20 per cent of students with Autism have an average to high IQ, but many of these students "fall through the cracks" as they don't qualify for ...

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Amphetamine For Kids: Candy-Flavored ADHD Meds Worries Psychiatrists; What Parents Must Know - Parent Herald


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Amphetamine For Kids: Candy-Flavored ADHD Meds Worries Psychiatrists; What Parents Must Know
Parent Herald
A new ADHD medication is now available at the drugstores and it's a chewy, candy-flavored pill that should make it easier for kids to swallow. While this might be great news for parents who struggle with letting children drink their medicines ...
Kiddie Adderall Could Actually Be a Lifesaver for Parents and ChildrenDaily Beast
Psychiatrists alarmed by candy-flavoured ADHD drug6minutes
Chewable amphetamines for kids are hereDeath and Taxes

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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care - AAFP News


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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care
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May 25, 2016 01:50 pm Cindy Borgmeyer – More than 6 million children in the United States were reported by their parents to have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2011-2012, making it the most common ...
Can ADHD Appear for the First Time in Adulthood?Scientific American
You Can Have Adult ADHD And Not Know ItSELF
Study: More adults may have ADHD, don't know itKFVS
Wall Street Journal -VICE -Newsmax
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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you - Washington Post


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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you
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The central premise of the film is that the country's mandatory measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine — when given to children under age 2 — may be leading to an epidemic of autism diagnoses. It contains heartbreaking footage of happy, laughing ...
Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?Philly.com (blog)
The Vaccine Autism LinkAge of Autism

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