Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Stories

2013-10-29 23:29:43

ImpactADHD expands online presence with tools, training and resources to better support, coach and advise families with ADHD children. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 ImpactADHD opened ADHD Awareness Month this October with the launch of their new website, ImpactADHD.com. The small award-winning business offers innovative approaches to parenting children with ADHD. Since its inception less than two years ago, ImpactADHD has seen a dramatic increase in the demand for its resources and...

Nurturing Parents Offset Poverty
2013-10-29 16:33:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine, children who live in poverty without nurturing parents may end up dealing with long-lasting negative consequences. According to the research, children living in poverty are less able to deal with stress and are more likely to develop life-long depression and learning disabilities. Conversely, those children who are nurtured are more likely to avoid these...

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...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.