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2013-10-25 23:02:37

Brain Balance Achievement Centers offer children assistance with behavioral, social and learning difficulties. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 With school back in session, Brain Balance Achievement Centers can help children combat behavioral and learning difficulties without the use of medication. Brain Balance believes that the brain can be changed – something once thought to be impossible. It recognizes that many of these disorders are caused by functional disconnection, an...

2013-10-23 23:05:00

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation celebrates National Sensory Awareness Month by rolling out a new membership program. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 October is National Sensory Awareness month and the Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces a new membership program which supports funding for research for sensory processing disorder (SPD), a disorder that affects over 4 million Americans. The membership program is open to both professionals and families or...

Drug And Alcohol Use In Truck Drivers
2013-10-23 04:48:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Drinking and doing drugs on the job are commonplace among truck drivers around the world, according to a research review of international data published in Monday in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In an editorial published alongside the review, Allard van der Beek, a professor at the Institute for Health and Care Research at VU University in Amsterdam, said the findings are "a cause for concern," not only in terms...

2013-10-22 23:34:40

Working with ADHD.com, the only coaching and live workshops dedicated exclusively to business owners with ADHD, announces their 3-day in-person retreat for ADHD entrepreneurs, business owners, and independent reps. Grosse Ile, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Working with ADHD.com has been coaching business owners with ADHD to have strong and successful businesses through private coaching and live workshops across North America. On December 5 - 7, 2013, the veteran coaches will present their...

2013-10-21 23:01:57

The Professional Center for Enhanced Performance is offering consultations for neurofeedback at no charge. Schertz, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 With the school year and work life in full swing, the Professional Center for Enhanced Performance is offering consultations for neurofeedback at no charge. Neurofeedback treatment is a type of biofeedback that measures brain waves or brain blood flow to produce a signal that can be used as feedback on brain activity to teach self-regulation. By...

Sunny Climates Associated With Lower Prevalence Of ADHD
2013-10-21 14:09:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder, yet also one of the least understood. A recently published study in the journal Biological Psychiatry may shed new light on the condition, literally, as scientists have found sunny climates appear to have a preventative effect on children developing the disorder. "The reported association is intriguing, but it raises many questions...

2013-10-18 23:24:45

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Atlanta’s special needs school for high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD and other learning disorders, partnered with Gap Inc. to give students a retail vocational experience. Students worked for a day as a Gap employee. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a high school for learning disabilities, is a SACS CASI accredited, non-profit independent school dedicated to educating students with special needs. In...

2013-10-17 11:09:05

Recent US data indicate 78 percent rise in prevalence of autism among 8 year olds in 2004-08 The number of newly diagnosed cases of autism has leveled off in the UK after a five-fold surge during the 1990s, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. The findings differ from widely publicized results issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last year, which reported a 78% increase in the prevalence of the condition in eight year old children between...

2013-10-15 21:00:36

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Some people grow out of their childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some don't. In fact, around 50% of individuals diagnosed as children continue to suffer from ADHD as adults. Researchers are trying to understand the reasons why, and relatedly, whether there are any differences that distinguish the two groups. Gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, and symptom severity have already been ruled out as potentials. So,...

2013-10-15 20:56:45

Kids in rural poverty score lower on visual, higher on verbal tests of working memory than urban counterparts Studies have long shown a difference in cognitive ability between high- and low-income children, but for the first time, scientists have found a difference between low-income children growing up in rural areas and those growing up in urban environments. Researchers at Dartmouth College have found that children growing up in rural poverty score significantly lower on visual...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.