Monthly Archives: November 2014

Understood – New Resource To Help Students With ADHD

Recently, 15 nonprofits collaborated to create Understood.org with help from Hallowell to help students with ADHD and a variety of other learning and attention issues. Philanthropist Shelly London explains, “One in five children struggles with issues related to reading, writing, … Continue reading

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Substance Abuse Risk in ADHD Relatives May be Genetic

Substance abuse and ADHD may share a genetic component — and relatives of ADHD patients may be at risk. A new study indicates that relatives of ADHD patients may be at higher risk for substance abuse — possibly due to … Continue reading

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Drug Marketing Drives ADHD Diagnoses

The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the U.S. and around the world has skyrocketed over the past two decades and new research says drug-industry marketing is a key factor driving the trend. In a new … Continue reading

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Is ADHD Spurred by Schools?

Can a four-year old child in kindergarten “fall behind” in learning two weeks after starting school? According to notes being sent home from teachers in New York City to mothers of these youngsters, yes. Today children are being asked to … Continue reading

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Learn alternative therapies through fettlegenie.com starting today…….

Fettlegenie.com brings a new section “Learn Alternative Therapy” on its home page to teach alternative therapies starting today. As a part of “Learn Alternative Therapy” section fettlegenie tends to bring free books on a particular therapy for the advantage of … Continue reading

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When ADHD Brains are the Most Creative, Why Do We Treat It Like a Disability?

Prof. Bonnie Cramond(Professor, Department of Educational Psychology) found that many of the personality traits of creative people overlap to a substantial degree with behavioral descriptions of ADHD – including higher levels of spontaneous idea generation, mind wandering, daydreaming, sensation seeking, … Continue reading

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Elephant therapy for autistic

We are all aware of animal assisted therapies, but elephant therapy for autistic is new of its own kind and started in Thai. The Thai elephant assisted therapy program ran for a duration of three weeks, four days per week. … Continue reading

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Study Links Air Pollution to ADHD

A new study indicates a link between air pollution and ADHD in children. It’s a study that experts say should give pregnant women in urban areas something to think about. Researchers at Columbia University have detected a potential link between … Continue reading

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Many kids get inadequate ADHD care from doctors

Many paediatricians fail to follow guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. Many paediatricians provide inadequate care for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), relying too heavily on drugs and failing to thoroughly assess kids’ symptoms, a … Continue reading

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Sleep Disorders in Children with ADHD

According to recent study ADHD could have serious impact on children’s sleeping habits. Every child with ADHD may not have sleep problems. But in one study, about half the parents said their child with ADHD had difficulty sleeping. Due to … Continue reading

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