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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 ...

Group seeks standards to protect kids' hearts - Albany Times Union

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Group seeks standards to protect kids' hearts
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There soon may be another attempt at protection: A U.S. organization that oversees athletic equipment has proposed the first performance standard for chest protectors to reduce the risk from those blows, a step that could lead to updated gear. Nancy ...

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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence - NPR

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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence
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She points out the grades that aren't doing so well, and asks this group of about 10 parents to talk to their friends who have kids in those classes. "How can we create successful students?" Ortiz asks the group, pointing at the board. "This is the ...

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The Blended Family - http://hamodia.com

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The Blended Family
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For both sets of children (as for all of us), there is no true replacement for a natural parent. Thus, any thoughts of a parent's remarriage can bring on a sense of sadness in one's children. No stepparent has the blood tie or shared past that one's ...

Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves - NPR

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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves
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Heather Shumaker is the author of the book It's OK to Go Up the Slide. She embraces what she calls "renegade parenting." Shumaker encourages such parenting heresies as banning elementary school homework, letting kids punch each other (with boxing ...

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Welcoming a Foster Child: Language, Ownership and Respect Prove Key - The Chronicle of Social Change

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Welcoming a Foster Child: Language, Ownership and Respect Prove Key
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Authors Annette Semanchin Jones, Barbara Rittner and Melissa Affronti explain that while foster parents have a variety of resources to prepare them for the first steps of bringing a child into their care, little has been published about behaviors ...

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PARENTAL POWER PLAY: Parent-coach friction often a matter of (playing) time - Duluth News Tribune

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PARENTAL POWER PLAY: Parent-coach friction often a matter of (playing) time
Duluth News Tribune
Over the past few weeks, the News Tribune spoke with coaches and other athletic officials across the region about what has become a disturbing trend — the seemingly increasing power wielded by parents of prep athletes. They represent a tiny fraction ...

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

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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
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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
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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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