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Developing Tactile-Friendly Learning Devices for Children with Autism

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Photo: Kids with a tablet [26/03/2014] New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device's embedded educational software.Developing Tactile-Friendly Learning Devices for Children with Autism - Read more

Apps: Maybe Helpful Technology for Children with ADHD

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Photo: Boy with a  tablet [12/03/2014] People have tended to associate welfare technology with support for the elderly. Now researchers are looking at whether technology such as digital calendars and smartwatches can also provide support for children with autism and ADHD.Apps: Maybe Helpful Technology for Children with ADHD - Read more

ADHD: Higher Risk of Teenage Obesity and Physical Inactivity

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[10/03/2014] Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to become obese and sedentary teenagers, according to new research.ADHD: Higher Risk of Teenage Obesity and Physical Inactivity - Read more

Type 1 Diabetes: Vitamin D Deficiency Occurs in an Early Stage

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Photo: Measuring blood sugar [28/02/2014] Low levels of vitamin D are commonly found in people with type 1 diabetes. But even children who have multiple positive islet autoantibodies without manifest type 1 diabetes have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood. This does not appear, however, to influence the progression of the disease from pre-diabetes to diabetes, according to research.Type 1 Diabetes: Vitamin D Deficiency Occurs in an Early Stage - Read more

Type 2 Diabetes: New Screening Guidelines in Children Are less Effective

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[12/02/2014] New American Diabetes Association (ADA) screening guidelines may lead to the missed diagnoses of type 2 diabetes in children, according to a new study by University of Michigan (U-M).Type 2 Diabetes: New Screening Guidelines in Children Are less Effective - Read more

Individuals with ADHD Have Communicative Difficulty

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[05/02/2014] People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less able to consider the perspective of their conversational partner, says research from the University of Waterloo. The findings may lead to new remediation that can improve the way individuals with the disorder interact and communicate with others. Individuals with ADHD Have Communicative Difficulty - Read more

Research Backs More Strategies for Children with Autism

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[03/02/2014] The National Professional Development Center (NPDC) on Autism Spectrum Disorders has released its much-anticipated update on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism.Research Backs More Strategies for Children with Autism - Read more

Students with Disability More Likely to Be Restrained in School

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Photo: Boy laughing at another boy [18/12/2013] The restraint and seclusion of students in U.S. public schools in response to student behavior problems are used much more frequently on students with a disability than on students without a disability, and especially in affluent school districts, according to new research at the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire (UNH).Students with Disability More Likely to Be Restrained in School - Read more

Researchers Uncover Mechanism Controlling Tourette Syndrome Tics

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[16/12/2013] A mechanism in the brain which controls tics in children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham.Researchers Uncover Mechanism Controlling Tourette Syndrome Tics - Read more

Air Pollution and Genetics Combine to Increase Risk for Autism

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Photo: Word [09/12/2013] Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC).Air Pollution and Genetics Combine to Increase Risk for Autism - Read more

 
 

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