Atypical within- and between-hemisphere motor network functional...

ADHD News - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 20:49

Atypical within- and between-hemisphere motor network functional connections in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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O.N.F.Y.A.H. Begins Rehearsals for Winter Recital and Create Outlet for Children in the Community

ADHD News - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:27

In a close quartered room filled with lights, mirrors, and a wall of positive quotes, community members are dropping off their children. Children aging anywhere from three to 19 years old are gathered to dance to the beat of a drum.

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DeKalb motivational speaker uses obstacles to inspire others

ADHD News - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:18

Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Photo provided Brian King,.

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Parents react to Kent County Lead Task Force recommendations to tackle lead issue in homes

ADHD News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:17

Weeks after many families learned three zip codes have some of the highest rates of lead-poisoned children in the state, and are exponentially becoming worse, the Kent County Lead Task Force publicly presented recommendations to tackle this lead endemic. Friday morning downtown Grand Rapids, the KCLTF presented their plan going forward to the community including several frustrated parents.

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ADHD News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:02

Once completely obscure, fidget spinners are now a thing. Meaning that their existence, if not their actual purpose, has become known to you.

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Social Q's: The Friend Who Diagnoses Too Much

ADHD News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:37

I have a friend who diagnoses people. Her son has Asperger's; her husband has A.D.H.D.; her dog is hyperactive.

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Kaleidoscope [Kaleidoscope]

ADHD News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 09:14

'Be in me as the eternal moods of the bleak wind' wrote Ezra Pound. Laruelle & Abi-Dargham memorably provided us with psychiatry's version, calling dopamine 'the wind of the psychotic fire'.

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High intelligence and the risk of ADHD and other psychopathology [PAPERS]

ADHD News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 04:49

S.F has received income, potential income, travel expenses and/or research support from Rhodes, Arbor, Pfizer, Ironshore, Shire, Akili Interactive Labs, CogCubed, Alcobra, VAYA Pharma and NeuroLifeSciences. With his institution he has US patent US20130217707 A1 for the use of sodium-hydrogen exchange inhibitors in the treatment of ADHD.

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ADHD proven to present different in girls, causing misdiagnosis often

ADHD News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 22:54

A new study shows 75% of girls with ADHD go misdiagnosed, doctors say, that's mainly because of the symptoms. "For girls, she would probably be diagnosed with some type of depression," Richardson says.

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What Does Conduct Disorder Look Like?

ADHD News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 20:57

A conduct disorder involves both behavioral and emotional problems found in children who do not adhere to what is socially acceptable. Kids who understand, but choose not to follow rules, can often fall into the category of conduct disorder.

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Alia's Story

ADHD News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:01

Ten-year-old Alia has had mental health challenges since age four including PTSD, ODD and ADHD. These episodes can cause Alia to scream, cry, kick and lose control.

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29-Year-Old Westchester Composer Is Behind New Off-Broadway Musical

ADHD News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:41

And now, thanks to her show "Addy & Uno, " her passion for showcasing what makes us each special is being recognized -- off-Broadway. The musical, just signed for an extended run at Theatre Row -- it had been at the 14th Street Y Theater in New York City for most of September -- uses puppets and upbeat music to highlight the struggles of a child with autism as he competes in his school's math competition.

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Take the Reins provides recreational riding, plenty of benefits for disabled children

ADHD News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 02:29

Jerry Clement of Take the Reins says the horse seems to know when there's a little child on them. He added that it helps the horse and the child to develop a bond.

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Does helicopter parenting make kids anxious?

ADHD News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 22:35

Parents may reduce the likelihood that their children will suffer from anxiety if they challenge them to push their boundaries, an Australian-Dutch study has found. It's as simple as letting your kid occasionally lose a board game, engaging in rough-and-tumble play, and pushing them a little higher on the playground swing.

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Why is there selective subcortical vulnerability in ADHD? Clues from...

ADHD News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:45

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Empty Stocking Fund: Austistic Savannah girl with heart condition needs Christmas miracle

ADHD News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 01:29

Brandy doesn't talk much. But once the 8-year-old girl gets to know you, she opens up like a little chatterbox.

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Why Shire Should Spin Off Its Neuroscience Biz and Merge With This Maryland Pharma

ADHD News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 16:01

At its second-quarter financial results in August, Shire indicated that it was reviewing options concerning its neuroscience franchise, including the possibility of an independent public listing. It reiterated this in its third-quarter results , suggesting it would have more information by the end of the year.

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Substitute Phones are fidget spinners for the iPhone-obsessed

ADHD News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 13:59

What are your fastidious fingers meant to do when the novelty of a fidget spinner wears off? Designer Klemens Schillinger may have the answer with his Substitute Phones series, part artwork and part social message. Described as "the object as a therapeutic approach," each may be shaped like a phone but only does one thing.

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It's time to stop prejudging your patients

ADHD News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:50

Recently I had an interaction online with a physician regarding his thoughts on ADHD treatment. . This post is not about doctor-bashing but more to point out the prevalence of stigma against those with a psychiatric diagnosis even from within the medical community.

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Do food additives cause hyperactivity?

ADHD News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:30

Food additives include artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and preservatives. There's no solid evidence that food additives cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder .

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