In yet another case of a scientific study to prove what should be obvious, researchers now report that children with ADHD are able to focus better after 20 minutes of exercise. Unfortunately, given our medication-obsessed society, this research is also very much needed. According to the press release, it is also the first study to investigate and …
Tag Archive: kids
Oct 18 2012
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Jul 21 2012
A mom writing in the New York Times expresses grief: her first grade daughter has been diagnosed with dyslexia. The mom is in despair, fearing that her daughter will never share and embrace her love of words. The mom appears ready to embrace her daughter’s other gifts — an already expressed knack for visual-spatial reasoning, the …
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Jul 20 2012
Katie is the 8 year old daughter of a very smart lawyer — but when she asks for help with her spelling homework, Dad takes a pass. She’s surprised — how can a man who is so smart not know how to spell? When her dad explains about his childhood struggles with dyslexia, Katie decides …
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Dyslexia is a journey I’ve been on since I was 5. I hope I can make that journey a little easier for others.
June 25, 2012
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Jun 16 2012
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York are seeking participants for a research study on dyslexia. They are examining the ways that 8-12 year-old children with dyslexia attend to and integrate sensory information (sight, hearing). To do this, To do this, they will conduct brain imaging studies and genetic testing. Parents will be provided with full diagnostic reports, at no charge.
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Jun 06 2012
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A journey of exploration from Irish filmmaker Feargal Lideadha. Visit leftfromwrite.net for more information.
June 1, 2012
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Max has dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, and some great advice to share.
May 28, 2012
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