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Youth with autism spectrum disorder need better health care transition services

Photo: Teenager at the doctor [11/07/2014] As of 2014, approximately one out of every 68 children born has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Historically, less than one in four youth with ASD successfully transitions into a fully independent adult. Youth with autism spectrum disorder need better health care transition services - Read more

Young People with Epilepsy Significantly more at Risk of Injury

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[14/04/2014] Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder, new research has found.Young People with Epilepsy Significantly more at Risk of Injury - Read more

Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source

For many seniors, so-called retirement is not automatically associated with stagnancy and inactivity. The number of volunteers increases steadily, because many people can benefit from the valuable experiences individuals garnered during their professional life. This is why so-called senior experts like to pass their knowledge on to where it is urgently needed.Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source - Read more

Managing Type 1 Diabetes as an Adolescent

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[24/03/2014] The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) will receive a $2.1 million grant to help teach adolescents with Type 1 diabetes how to manage their disease and improve their health outcomes and quality of life. The study is called the Flexible Lifestyle 3mpowering Change (FL3X).Managing Type 1 Diabetes as an Adolescent - 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

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

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

App Helps Diabetic Young People Keep Safe when Drinking

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Photo: Young adults using a smartphone and drinking [18/11/2013] A free smartphone application (app) aimed at younger people, which puts important information about the condition in their hands wherever they are, has notched up more than 1,100 downloads in its first year.App Helps Diabetic Young People Keep Safe when Drinking - Read more

Book and App Help Teens with Autism Make Friends

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Photo: Teenage girl talking to another girl [15/11/2013] Socially challenged teens and young adults, such as those with autism, often have trouble making and keeping friends and can become easy targets for bullying, a situation that challenges their coping skills.Book and App Help Teens with Autism Make Friends - Read more

Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism

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Photo: Teens in front of a laptop [21/10/2013] Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited resources, a Michigan State University (MSU) researcher says.Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism - Read more

 
 

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