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Children's ADHD symptoms and peer relationships influence each other over time

Photo: Boy being bullyied by other kids [06/01/2016] Children with ADHD are often restless, inattentive, and impulsive, and they have difficulty with social functioning, often having fewer friends and being rejected more than children without ADHD. In a new longitudinal study from Norway, researchers investigated the bidirectional relationship between the development of ADHD symptoms in young children and rejection by peers.Children's ADHD symptoms and peer relationships influence each other over time - Read more

Brain circuitry fails to connect in children with autism

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Graphic: pictures of brains with TD and with ASD [21/12/2015] The holidays can be difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), particularly because of new or different social situations. One reason scientists believe ASD causes impairment in social interactions is due to an inability to effectively infer other's thoughts and feelings through "theory of mind," or ToM - the ability to understand the mental states of others and oneself. Brain circuitry fails to connect in children with autism - Read more

Making bicycling safer for kids with ADHD

Photo: Kids on their bicycles [18/12/2015] Child development experts have long known that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have an accident while crossing the street on their bicycles. Now, researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered the reasons why and are hoping this information will help parents teach their children with ADHD how to better navigate busy intersections.Making bicycling safer for kids with ADHD - Read more

 
 

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