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2014-01-13 12:27:51

Brain Balance Achievement Centers Educates Families on the Importance of Behavior Observation JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When observing your child's behavior, it can be difficult to identify which actions may signify potential learning or behavioral disorders, such as ADHD. However, with 1 out of every 10 children in the U.S. being diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder about a potential diagnosis. A misbehaving hyperactive child may be mistaken for having...

2014-01-07 08:27:24

'Women on Fire Volume 2' spotlights the personal experiences of SOAR's inspirational founder, plus the proven possibilities that can come despite ADHD distress DETROIT, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For Susan Kruger, it wasn't hard to take on the "Mama Bear" persona to stand up for her son when she recognized that he was battling ADHD. It was simply something she had to do. Not only was Kruger's son suffering in spite of educators and doctors who failed to validate his situation, but...

2014-01-02 23:31:25

The PlayDHD company recently endorsed Yogibo bean bag chairs as a way to help those with ADHD. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Yogibo, a company that sells high quality and innovative bean bag chairs, has just posted an article to its website that focuses on the bean bag’s ability to offer ADHD help. As the article noted, Yogibo bean bags were recently endorsed by the PlayDHD company for those who have been diagnosed with ADHD. As the new article said, the team at Yogibo has...

2013-12-05 23:30:11

Journal of Attention Disorders published on November 4th, 2013 new data that strongly suggests ADHD has a cerebellar origin. Only significant cerebellar volume reductions in untreated ADHD adults were reported by Harvard researchers Markis and colleagues in a magnetic resonance brain imaging study. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Dr. Harold Levinson, who is credited with initially proposing the cerebellar-vestibular theory of dyslexia or Learning Disorders (LD) and related ADHD,...

2013-12-05 23:28:08

Sophisticated cognitive cross-training initiative recognized for its benefits of helping children with ADHD. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences has received the coveted Blue Ribbon designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) for its ACTIVATE™ brain cross-training program. ACTIVATE represents a fusion between computer-oriented and physical exercises, designed to assist in the battle against...

2013-11-26 14:01:59

Scientists have found evidence of a link between social and economic status and childhood attention deficit disorder in the UK Scientists have found evidence of a link between social and economic status and childhood attention deficit disorder (ADHD) in the UK. A team led by the University of Exeter Medical School analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study, a database of more than 19,500 UK children born between 2000 and 2002. The study, published in the Journal of Child...

2013-11-25 09:48:09

Steroid injections given to pregnant women before premature birth may increase the child's risk of later behavioral and emotional difficulties, a study has found. Mothers who are expected to give birth prematurely are often given an infusion of glucocorticoids, which mimic the natural hormone cortisol. This treatment is vital for helping the baby's lungs mature, but the new research suggests it may also increase the risk of mental health problems including attention-deficit/hyperactivity...

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...

2013-11-15 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...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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