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2013-12-17 23:27:36

Atlanta’s premier school for learning disabilities, Cumberland Academy of Georgia, prepared students for college and career by sending students to watch and learn from a Tommy Nobis employee. Cumberland students received an informative visit about becoming a productive employee. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a special needs school for high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD, and other learning disorders. As part of the challenging...

FDA Warning Issued On ADHD Drug Due To Painful Priapism
2013-12-17 15:58:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A type of stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorders can lead to the development of long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a written warning released on Tuesday. The condition, referred to as priapism, was linked in an FDA review to males between 8 to 33 years of age who took drugs containing methylphenidate, the active ingredient in Ritalin and Concerta. “Patients who...

2013-12-11 23:23:24

The Social Express, a web-based program for students struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and other social learning challenges, has been selected by school administrators as a Top 100 Product. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Dec. 11, 2013 -- The Social Express has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s...

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...

2013-11-22 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...

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...


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