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ADHD Diagnosis & The Youngest Child in the Classroom

Does the age of a child in a classroom setting matter when discussing ADHD? In late September, Reuters published an article reviewing a study that found children who are younger in the classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with learning disabilities, depression, and ADHD than older students in the classroom. ADHD In the Classroom 1

Researchers in this study examined school enrollment data and electronic health records of more than 1 million students ages 4-15 in the U.K. The students’ ages were calculated...

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5 Steps to Take the Chaos Out of Your Morning

As the holiday season is approaching, how are you going to finish out your year? Holiday shopping, family visits, and all of the holiday foods can really have a toll on one’s body and productivity. Harvard University and EverydayPower have published some great articles to help you create a morning routine to stay in control this season. Follow these simple steps for children and adults and watch as your habits improve leading into the New Year.

Step 1) Create a morning routine:morning success

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Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Cause ADHD?

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a brain injury that results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. It can also be caused by an object that penetrates brain tissue. Many symptoms can result from a TBI.  One symptom category is Cognitive and Mental.  This category includes memory or Girl with head injury 2concentration problems, mood changes or mood swings, and feeling depressed or anxious.

Recently an article published in The Hornet Newspaper cites a...

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Babies Born by Cesarean Section are 33% More Likely to be Diagnosed with Autism

New research has been recently reported in moms.com blog as well as Daily Mail regarding babies born by cesarean section.  It is reported that these babies have a higher chance of developing autism as well as ADHD.  Swedish researchers lead by Ph.D. student Tianyang Zhang, analyzed data from more than 20 million births in 19 different countries. During this study, it was found that 33% more babies were likely to be diagnosed with autism and 17% more were likely to be diagnosed with...

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