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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...

Inner Ear Problem May Cause Hyperactivity
2013-09-05 17:37:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The physiological basis for abnormal behaviors is usually found in the brain, but a new study from researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York found that a certain type of inner ear dysfunction could increase hyperactivity through neurological changes. According to the team’s report in the journal Science, they were also able to identify two brain proteins that could be targets for drug therapy in people with...

2013-08-17 23:04:36

“Maks & Mila” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and mobile services on the market. Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, shared with viewers how the app, accompanied by the book, can help children with dyslexia learn to read. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 “Maks & Mila” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest...

2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it's never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from...

2013-06-27 23:03:12

Speaking at the 11th annual Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities benefit, Governor Dannel Malloy told guests that they “have an obligation to help those who are struggling who have not yet found the resources that we have found.” NBC News correspondent Kate Snow served as Master of Ceremonies at the event on April 26th at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, CT. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said that parents of children with learning disabilities...

2013-05-24 23:28:14

ImpactADHD launches Parent Academy with Minimize Meltdowns, Essential Coaching for raising ADHD kids. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Award-winning parent coaching and training site debuts 6 e-learning courses. Nationally recognized, ImpactADHD´s six-part Parent Academy Mastery Series gives families real-world, proven coping strategies to deal with the challenges of raising ADHD kids head-on. Parenting kids with ADHD can be stressful, overwhelming, isolating and frustrating. It...

2013-05-14 23:21:52

Cumberland Academy of Georgia has announced that its students and teachers will travel to Nashville for an educational trip that will teach students about independence as well as teamwork. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 High school students from Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a SACS-CASI accredited, non-profit, independent school dedicated to students with special needs, will begin a journey to visit Nashville. Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a school for high functioning Autism,...

2013-04-26 14:52:48

Up to 10 per cent of the population is affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to two or three pupils in every classroom, a new study has found. Led by Professor Brian Butterworth, a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne´s School of Psychological Sciences and Emeritus Professor of cognitive neuropsychology at University College London, the study gives insight into the underlying causes of specific learning...

Learning Disabilities Affect One In Ten Students
2013-04-19 05:57:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Specific learning disabilities (SLDs) such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism affect up to 10 percent of the population, and many children are affected by one of more of these disorders, researchers from University College London (UCL) and Goldsmiths, University of London claim in a new study. That translates to two to three children in every classroom, the UK researchers wrote Thursday in the journal Science. The authors said...


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