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2013-11-25 08:26:26

INTUNIV XR is the first ever and only ADHD treatment approved by Health Canada for use both alone or in addition to stimulants MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian families now have a new option to help manage their child's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); INTUNIV XR (guanfacine hydrochloride extended release tablets), a new and different class of ADHD medication, is now available in Canada for the treatment of ADHD in children ages 6 to 12.(1) The new...

2013-11-25 00:20:39

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Preterm infants--generally those born 23 to 36 weeks after conception, as opposed to the normal 37- to 42-week gestation--face an increased risk of behavioral...

ADHD Diagnoses On The Rise
2013-11-23 05:59:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Half of all American children who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed by the age of six, according to new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, youngsters with severe ADHD are often diagnosed at even earlier ages – half of them by the age of four, based on information provided by parents. In total, the CDC reports that two million more...

2013-11-22 23:23:41

SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. is launching their latest chewable innovation, SentioCHEWS. Using a novel, highly resilient material, the team developed four wearable pendant shapes for individuals who have a tendency to chew, gnaw or actively bite objects. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Using new, highly resilient material, SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. has developed 4 wearable pendant shapes that address severe biting tendencies in individuals with special needs. The company’s...

2013-11-22 23:02:54

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, received a grant designated for special needs education. The grant was given to Cumberland by The Believe in Me Foundation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a special needs school for high functioning Autism, Asperger’s and other learning disorders and is located in the Atlanta area. Cumberland has continued to grow in number of students and faculty, and therefore more space...

2013-11-21 15:42:19

Carnegie Mellon and Temple researchers offer fresh perspective for educational research From using concrete or abstract materials to giving immediate or delayed feedback, there are rampant debates over the best teaching strategies to use. But, in reality, improving education is not as simple as choosing one technique over another. Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on...

Brain Imaging Distinguishes Learning Disorders
2013-11-21 08:46:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered by a Michigan State University researcher. Nonverbal learning disability (NVLD) has long been considered a "pseudo" diagnosis. The study findings, published in Child Neuropsychology, could someday help educators and clinicians better distinguish between and treat...

2013-11-20 08:27:46

INTUNIV XR is the first ever and only ADHD treatment approved by Health Canada for use both alone or in addition to stimulants MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian families now have a new option to help manage their child's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); INTUNIV XR (guanfacine hydrochloride extended release tablets), a new and different class of ADHD medication, is now available in Canada for the treatment of ADHD in children ages 6 to 12.(1) The new...

Monkey Sense Without Seeing
2013-11-20 08:05:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The human ability to locate and avoid objects in their peripheral field of vision with little more than a sideways glace could also be present in monkeys, according to new research in the journal Animal Cognition. Lau Andersen of the Aarhus University in Denmark and his colleagues trained five adult male rhesus monkeys in order to perform a short-latency, highly stereotyped localization task. They taught the creatures to touch...

2013-11-15 23:24:21

Sophisticated brain cross-training program fuses computer and physical exercises designed to win the battle against ADHD in the classroom, amongst other dynamic applications. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program developed by Yale neuroscientists that combines computer and physical exercises designed to help Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and working memory, recently announced...