Homeless Youth, School and the Pandemic

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Homeless Youth – A Growing CrisisThe problem of homeless youth had been a steadily growing problem in the U.S., but the economic upheaval brought on by the pandemic threatens to make it much worse. According to the most recent...

ADHD Across Generations – Edge Foundation

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A recent study, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, confirmed that the recurrence risk of ADHD from generation to generation may be influenced by gender. It also indicated the presence of other psychiatric disorders in parents...

Redesigning IEP / 504 Plans During the Pandemic

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What Happens to IEP and 504 Plans During the Pandemic?As many schools move toward remote learning again this Fall, parents of children with special educational needs may be wondering what this means for Individualized Education Program (IEP) and 504...

NVLD – The “Invisible” Learning Disorder

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An Infrequently Diagnosed Learning DisorderA new research study headed by the Columbia University Irving Medical Center indicates that between 2.2 to 2.9 million children in the U.S. may have nonverbal learning disorder (NVLD). This condition is a poorly understood...

Video game can identify attention deficit symptoms — ScienceDaily

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Adapting a traditional endless runner video game and using a raccoon as the protagonist, researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, in its Spanish acronym), among other institutions, have developed...

Shame and ADHD: How to Ask with Confidence

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If you have to ask an intimidating person… My last post addressed the common shame-based assumption that many people with ADD / ADHD have:  that everyone else knows something they don’t.If you avoid asking questions for fear of looking stupid,...

Personal and financial costs of ADHD — ScienceDaily

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Researchers have revealed the key factors that can improve outcomes in children with ADHD, a disorder that costs Australia US$13 billion a year in social and economic losses. Research, led by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and published in...

EndeavorRX – An FDA Approved Video Game Treatment for ADHD

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A New Type of ADHD TreatmentThe question of whether video games have a positive or negative impact on children with ADHD has long been an area of contention among researchers and clinicians. Now, the debate has entered a new...

Back to School Online with ADHD

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen, many school districts have announced they will continue online learning in the fall. Online learning has been a challenge for many schools and teachers, as well as the children they teach. Students...

Girls, ADHD and Self-Injury – Edge Foundation

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A recent study confirms what earlier investigations had uncovered. Girls with ADHD are at higher risk of self-injury. The study, headed by Dr. Balazs, professor and chair of the department of developmental psychology at Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, found...

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Introducing the All Def SquADD Cast show “Versus". It's a podcast with the OG SquADD! Each week, the SquADD will debate topics and vote...

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