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Understanding ADHD: A Conversation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 08:56

Dr. John Andrew Ballatine, Assistant Director with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Lorri Comeau, Disability Specialist with the Center for Students with Disabilities discuss the common associations and accommodations for ADHD. October is ADHD Awareness Month and to honor that, as well as celebrate their 50th anniversary, the Center for Students with Disabilities hosted a conversation to define, destigmatize and offer support for those living with ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactive disorder.

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Barron's: Fund manager, analysts make the case for this 'loathed' pharma stock

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:37

Irish pharmaceutical giant Shire has seen its shares slump this year, turning in one of the worst performances among U.K.-listed blue chips. The bear case may have some cracks in it, however, according to Alec Walsh, a co-manager for the Harding Loevner International Equity Portfolio fund, which holds Shire .

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Study may link acetaminophen in pregnancy to ADHD

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:13

Long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with twice the risk of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. However, two experts believe that the data do not support these findings.

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Study links acetaminophen in pregnancy to ADHD, but experts question results

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:13

Long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with twice the risk of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. However, two experts believe that the data do not support these findings.

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Long-Term Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Offspring

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:13

Long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in offspring, a Pediatrics study suggests. The researchers caution, however, that their data can't prove a causal association.

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A Halloween celebration mindful of children susceptible to overstimulation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:09

Southcentre Mall hosted a special holiday event on Sunday morning to ensure families of children with special needs had an opportunity to celebrate. The third annual 'A Special Time for Halloween', a free event organized by the mall and Autism Calgary, saw the lights dimmed and the music turned off to help calm young trick-or-treaters who have autism, Asperger's, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD or mobility concerns.

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More mental health issues being seen at a young age, counsellor says

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 19:30

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NHS pressured our kids to change sex

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 22:21

NHS pressured our kids to change sex: Transgender backlash as desperate parents accuse overzealous therapists of 'blindly accepting' children's claims to have been born in wrong body One mother was stunned when a 15-year-old girl was referred to a specialist transgender clinic after a consultation of just 40 minutes Children as young as 13 are being railroaded into changing gender by overzealous NHS therapists who parents fear are misdiagnosing their young patients. Concerned parents have spoken of their worry that clinic staff are 'blindly accepting' children's claims that they were born the wrong sex and are failing to treat serious mental health conditions.

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Effective Parenting Helps Kids with ADD

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 17:53

When you have a child with Attention Deficit Disorder, things can get tense at home, especially if the parents or siblings also have ADD. Friends, family members, school personnel, and folks on the street will offer advice on how to "deal with" your child.

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Felpham dance school to take on competition

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 09:09

That's Rhythm Dancing School has been selected to compete at the ISTD Grand Finals at Winter Gardens Ballroom in Blackpool. Aged from five to 70 years old, dancers from the school are set to compete in the Ballroom and Latin sections.

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Doctor takes different approach to treating ADHD

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 02:28

Rashad Jeffreys and his mom, Christine Jeffreys, study a book a the clinic that treats his ADHD with a new method. NEW BRITAIN, CT Treating ADHD in children usually involves medication, but a doctor in Connecticut has found a different method that is proving effective.

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Can Giving Kids Stimulants for ADHD Make Them Heavier Later in Life?

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:01

It's no secret that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder stimulants may suppress the appetite. According to the Cleveland Clinic, possible side effects include decreased appetite and weight loss.

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Create the Soundtrack to Your Unique Day with Compose Your Life

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:46

LEXINGTON, Mass: To help bring attention to the many activities, responsibilities and to-dos that make up a day, Shire plc presents Compose Your Life, an online and in-person activation that runs concurrently with Shire's ADHDadulthood disease state awareness campaign. Compose Your Life is available online starting today, and at a live experience for those attending the 6th Annual S.H.E. Summit in New York City.

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Expert To Address Pediatric Anxiety At Morristown Meeting

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 02:06

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will feature Dr. Randy Bressler, a specialist in pediatric neuropsychology, on Wednesday evening, Nov.8, in the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship at 7:30 p.m.. The subject of his talk will be using digital technology, such as Virtual Reality and smart phone apps, as part of treatment interventions with children, adolescents, and adults who have anxiety.

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SCMP EdTalk - Special Needs & Inclusive Education 2017 was held on...

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:58

Speaking at a recent EdTalk forum on "Special Needs and Inclusive Education" hosted by the South China Morning Post, Professor Hue Ming-tak, head of the Department of Special Education and Counselling at The Education University of Hong Kong, was keen to start a productive dialogue on the topic, involving both local and international schools. He pointed out that most local schools have different teams of teachers to support students with SEN .

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School Search: Themes for Pasco private schools include religion,...

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:58

Students at Bishop Larkin Catholic School in Port Richey make passports during the school's annual International Day. Bishop Larkin is one of several private school options in Pasco County.

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Ritalin used for exam study, Waikato student says

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:39

A 21-year-old Waikato University science student who spoke on the condition of anonymity has taken Ritalin occasionally to help with study. "It's similar to the energy you get from coffee, except with coffee you get a weird hyper buzz - this is a more focused energy."

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Grand Prairie-based ADHD drug maker considers $45 million cash sale

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:57

The potential sale of North Texas drug-maker Neos Therapeutics for about $45 million dollars sent the company's stock soaring nearly 40 percent early Thursday. Neos says it has received unsolicited proposals from Nevada-based PDL BioPharma, Inc. to purchase its outstanding shares for $10.25 per share in cash.

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'I spend hours planning': How parents of kids with autism make Halloween a treat

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:57

Many children love costumes, haunted houses, candy, and the chaos of Halloween, but for children on the autism spectrum, the holiday can feel overwhelming. So their parents find creative solutions to make sure the day is a treat.

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Recent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Neos Therapeutics

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:58

They wrote, "CELG shares are trading -15% in the premarket today on reduced guidance, in spite of an EPS beat ." " 10/19/2017 - Neos Therapeutics was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "sell" rating.

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