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Many Youngsters With ADHD Also Struggle With Anxiety And

Many Youngsters With ADHD Also Struggle With Anxiety And Language Problems

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have language problems, and those issues can ultimately harm academic performance, according to...

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2014-04-24 08:36:18

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group's Advance LA Resilience Conference 2014, presenting cutting edge research and best practices for young adults with autism, learning differences and ADHD, will be held on Friday, May 2nd at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. The Conference will feature 14 nationally prominent experts who focus their research and practices on how best to support young people with learning differences, autism and ADHD...

2014-04-23 23:06:35

Students as Young as Kindergarten Produce Impressive Outcomes Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS), today announced new research showing dramatic improvements in math mastery for K-12 students. During the “Washington State Algebra Challenge,” a one-week event that introduced algebraic concepts to students through a game-based, adaptive platform, students achieved an average mastery rate of 93 percent after only 1.5...

2014-04-22 23:14:06

According to neuropsychologist Dr. Ashley Gorman with Morris Psychological Group, While most people are able to just soldier through the boring or uninteresting tasks and everyday distractions, ADHD sufferers are more easily rattled than most and may have to work harder to find the situation that's right for them and that allows their strengths to shine. Parsippany, NJ, (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 April 2014 – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is well recognized and now commonly...

2014-04-21 23:03:55

Award-Winning Intelligent Tutoring System Improves Learning Outcomes and Teacher Effectiveness New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 LearnBop, an award-winning adaptive learning company, is a finalist in the 2nd Annual Return On Education (ROE) Innovation Awards, presented by Arizona State University (ASU), the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and GSV Advisors. The company was selected from more than 350 nominations for this prestigious honor, recognizing...

2014-04-21 23:03:49

The report of a recent nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers revealed that though technology use is ubiquitous in the classroom, creating meaningful digital learning experiences for students remains challenging for many educators. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The report of a recent nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers revealed that though technology use is ubiquitous in the classroom, creating meaningful digital learning experiences for students remains...

2014-04-17 23:09:44

Innovative social network Footstomp.com is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the annual Face of America ride with injured veterans from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Footstomp.com, an innovative social network for injured service members, veterans, their families and caregivers is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the organization’s annual Face of America bicycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Launched...

2014-04-17 12:26:35

LUTZ, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers looking to evaluate reasoning ability and problem-solving skills in job candidates have a new tool when making hiring decisions--the Test of General Reasoning Ability(TM) (TOGRA(TM)). Written by respected author Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, the TOGRA is ideal for use in human resources and selection environments as it can be administered in a group setting, saving precious evaluation and decision-making time. Requiring just 16 minutes...

2014-04-17 12:26:34

LUTZ, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coaches who need to determine which players are ready to tackle leadership roles have a new tool when making game-time decisions -- the Test of General Reasoning Ability(TM) (TOGRA(TM)). Written by respected author Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, the TOGRA is ideal for use when a speeded measure of reasoning ability and problem solving under pressure is needed. The TOGRA can be administered by a qualified professional in a group setting, saving...

2014-04-09 23:21:59

Predictability Study Provides ISIP Cut Scores that Reflect Strong Probability of Passing Texas Reading Assessment Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Student results on Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) assessments can determine a high probability of passing the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Reading tests, according to a predictability study released in March 2014. The study identified the cut score of the ISIP Overall Reading Ability Score that can be...

2014-04-08 23:26:57

Sponsored by St. Francis Medical Center and reaching nearly 8,000 Trenton youth, GoNoodle is designed to improve student health, engagement and performance. TRENTON, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 While only about one-quarter of youth meet the current recommendation of at least 60 minutes of daily moderate to vigorous physical activity, Trenton students are getting more active right in the classroom using GoNoodle physical activity breaks or “brain breaks,” thanks to a generous sponsorship...