Autism is a spectrum disorder that will be encountered in many classrooms, where or not a diagnosis has been administered and an IEP drawn up. Kindergarten teachers often face the most difficulty because of the fact that not all children are accurately tested before the age of 5 or 6.
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Regrettably it’s a common misconception that the fathers of children with autism all run away or that they are so disconnected from their child that they don’t know anything about autism. If you believe that misconception than this interview will blow your mind.
A new survey has found that some college students are using unprescribed stimulants for academic purposes, although there are alternatives to ADHD medication that may help improve their school performance.
Nearly one in five Ivy League college students have admitted to using medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to perform better in school, even though they haven’t been diag
If your young child spends a lot of time on a computer or watching TV, they may not be spending enough time on more important or age-appropriate activities.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children younger than 2 get no screen time, while older children should get a maximum of two hours a day.
Recently I was given the opportunity to do something that I’ve always wanted to do, to interview parents of children with autism. The parents I met along the road are awe inspiring. These parents are each facing different struggles, with different hopes, different fears, and vastly different stories to tell.
Women, tell your men to improve their intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc because this new study has found that vitamin D deficiency in men may be linked to more aggressive and advanced cases of prostate cancer.
Thought the world often seems cruel and few seem to understand us, certain events lead us to have restored faith in humanity's ability to act in a humane manner. Having an autistic child does not mean one is to be locked up at home, barely leaving the nest to catch a breath of air and hiding those with autism as if they were lepers with a contagious disease. Too often, we keep to ourselves, preferring to shy away from society and the cruel stares/comments we are sure to receive.
Allergy testing and immunotherapy schemes continue to pop up in primary care practices across the country, exposing patients and families to substandard diagnosis and treatment as well as raising the potential for fraudulent billing. But there are deceptions too and here is how to recognize the signs of fraud.