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Children in Alaska are especially vulnerable to chemical exposures that may affect their present and future lives. Compelling scientific evidence links exposures to certain toxic chemicals with learning and developmental disabilities. The north is a hemispheric sink for persistent chemicals … Continue reading
A LACK of access to psychological assessment and treatment has been blamed for soaring levels of prescriptions being handed out by doctors. Former psychiatrist Dr Richard Simpson said delays in securing specialist help to patients made it more likely that … Continue reading
Anti distraction tools help people avoid distractions, by bring back their attention to the task at hand. Let us look at RE-vibe one of the best anti-distraction tools helpful for ADHD and Autism: What is Re-vibe? RE-vibe is a new … Continue reading
Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests. The study looked at children born in Denmark from 1990 through 2007, tracking them until 2012. The … Continue reading
What is Project TENDR: Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks? How does Project TENDR add value to families struggling with neurological disorders?
Leading scientific and medical experts, along with children’s health advocates, came together in 2015 under the auspices of Project TENDR: Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks to issue a call to action to reduce widespread exposures to chemicals that interfere with fetal … Continue reading
Are you aware of the toxic dangerous lurking in your home causing neurological disorders like ADHD, Autism and Learning Disorders?
A. Yes B. No C. What is this? D. No idea
A diagnosis of ADHD is far more likely when using the North American diagnostic system (the DSM), than the international diagnostic system (the ICD), commonly used in Europe. Some reports suggested that ADHD is diagnosed 20 times as often in … Continue reading
For some time, many families have either feared or dealt with the impact of their children having autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and/or intellectual disabilities. Options to reduce the chance of one’s child developing such neurodevelopmental disorders have been limited. But … Continue reading
Many children with hyperactivity disorders are prescribed medication that is intended to help them. But a recent comprehensive study (the first of its kind) showed that certain drugs may be doing more harm than good. For kids with ADHD and … Continue reading