January 2008


NCLB Trumps Federal Special Ed. Law, Court Says

A recent lawsuit claiming that NCLB requirement came into conflict with Special Education laws was turned away by a federal appeals court.

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New Study Looks at ADHD Kids as Adults

A new study shows that children with inattentive type ADHD are more likely to see their symptoms continue into adulthood than those with hyperactive type.

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Non-Stimulant Meds Improve ADHD Symptoms in Kids with Comorbid ODD

Non-stimulant medication may improve ADHD symptoms and overall functioning in children with both ADHD and ODD, study suggests.

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What it's Like to Have ADHD as a Child

A new report shares the feelings of college students with ADHD who were diagnosed as children.

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Causes of ADHD

While conclusive data regarding the cause of ADHD remain elusive, most researchers and experts agree that it has a multifactorial basis.

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States Beginning to Shift IEP Burden of Proof to Schools, not Parents

Parents and advocates consider the changes made in a few states successes for helping children with learning disabilities.

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Kids with ADHD More Likely to Bully and Be Bullied

A new study finds that kids with ADHD symptoms are more likely to bully others, and are more likely to have been bullied before their symptoms arose.

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Trials of New 16 Hour Medication Successful

Shire, the makers of Adderall, Vyvanse, and Daytrana, announced that trials of a new investigational drug improved ADHD symptoms for up to 16 hours.

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Study Looks at Long-Term Effectiveness of ADHD Medication

Research finds no difference in presentation of ADHD in teens treated with medication and those treated by other methods.

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ADHD Symptoms Not Associated with Age, Study Finds

A study looking at the association between ADHD symptoms and age and biological measures of maturity has found no relationship between the two.

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Norwegian Study Hopes to Pinpoint Causes of ADHD

A study launched on January 16 will follow children from the prenatal stage in the hopes of discovering the causes of ADHD.

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Cell Phone Radiation May Cause ADHD-Like Symptoms

A recent study has found that cell phone radiation may interfere with sleep, which may cause added health problems--including ADHD-like symptoms.

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Number of Baseball Players Diagnosed with ADHD Suspicious

A congressional hearing on the Mitchell Report suggested that the radical increase in the number of Major League Baseball players diagnosed with ADHD may be linked to drug abuse.

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Support for Pre-K Teachers may Reduce Expulsions, Study Suggests

A new study suggests ways to reduce the alarming number of expulsions from pre-kindergarten due to disruptive behavior.

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Students with Disabilities can Enroll in Advanced Classes, ED Office Says

The Department of Education sent a letter to school districts across the nation reminding administrators that students with disabilities can participate in advanced classes without giving up their special education accommodations.

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