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Understanding ADHD - My Eastern Shore

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Understanding ADHD
My Eastern Shore
Professor Lauren Littlefield of the Washington College Psychology Department will offer insights into the thinking process of children with ADHD and share tips for parents and educators to bring out the best in their children and students. The program ...

Math Skills Over the Summer: Fun Learning for Kids with ADHD - ADDitude

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Math Skills Over the Summer: Fun Learning for Kids with ADHD
ADDitude
Your summer days are numbered — in more ways than one! Use these nine tricks to keep your child's math skills sharp, even when school is out. by Lindsay Hutton. + More Print. A child with ADHD improving math skills over summer by running a lemonade ...

Rare cancers may masquerade as ADHD in children, NIH researchers suggest - National Institutes of Health (press release)

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Rare cancers may masquerade as ADHD in children, NIH researchers suggest
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Rare tumors called pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas may cause the same symptoms as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, leading to inappropriate treatment that could worsen their symptoms and potentially endanger their ...
Rare cancers share symptoms with ADHD in children - studyRT
ADHD Diagnosis May Actually Be a Rare Tumor, Say NIH ResearchersAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Cancer Sometimes Misdiagnosed as ADHDBlasting News

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Can child prodigies help us understand autism? - Washington Post

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Can child prodigies help us understand autism?
Washington Post
First there is the endlessly fascinating connection between high intelligence and behavior on the autism spectrum — something we've glibly mythologized in such stereotypes as the absent-minded professor and the geeky tech guy. Second is Ruthsatz's ...

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Some Summer Camps Rejecting Diabetic Children - Hartford Courant

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Some Summer Camps Rejecting Diabetic Children
Hartford Courant
At the first sign of his recovery, Caleb's parents, Laura Hastillo and Carolyn Maloney of Tolland, resolved to work as hard they could to give Caleb, now 8, the same kind of life as any active child. His school has been accommodating, and Caleb has ...

Students with learning disabilities find acceptance at college - Bend Bulletin

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Students with learning disabilities find acceptance at college
Bend Bulletin
Beacon, founded in 1989 by parents, is the first accredited school in the country to award bachelor's degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, according to the school. The college charges nearly $47,000 a year for tuition and room ...

Robotic Toy 'Leka' Designed for Kids with Autism - Live Science

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Robotic Toy 'Leka' Designed for Kids with Autism
Live Science
However, there's another spherical, programmable, rolling robot currently in development that's capable of doing important work to engage children with special needs, particularly children on the autism spectrum. Described by its designers as "a ...
This autism toy plays hide and seek and helps kids brush their teethTech Insider

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Tips for parents who adopt children - Daily News & Analysis

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Tips for parents who adopt children
Daily News & Analysis
Adopted parents have a lot going on their minds before they go ahead and take the life-altering step. “Apart from paperwork, there is also the question on whether they are eligible to adopt. Once they are, concerned authorities also check on the health ...

How Google Glass could help children with autism - CBS News

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How Google Glass could help children with autism
CBS News
The wearable optical device known as Google Glass is getting another look as an aid for children with autism, CBS San Francisco reports. Annett Hahn-Windgassen must work daily with her 10-year-old son Erik on his social interaction skills. On any given ...

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How People with ADHD Deal with Constant Smartphone Notifications - VICE

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How People with ADHD Deal with Constant Smartphone Notifications
VICE
Things have become so dire that a new study of 221 young people found "ADHD-like symptoms" present in their smartphone habits. The experiment measured "inattentiveness" and "hyperactivity" by asking participants how often they experienced one or ...

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