February 2009


New Drug May Treat Learning Disorders

Researchers are testing a medication that may help the brain overcome learning disorders.

Researchers are testing a medication that may help the brain overcome learning disorders.

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    Drug Maker Shire Expands to Europe

    The maker of Vyvanse has a new presence in European markets.

    The maker of Vyvanse has a new presence in European markets.

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    Spell-Checking Program for Dyslexia

    New software works with Word to create a dyslexia-friendly spell-check.

    New software works with Word to create a dyslexia-friendly spell-check.

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    Health Insurance Problems for Young Adults with ADD

    No insurance may mean going without necessary ADHD medications.

    No insurance may mean going without necessary ADHD medications.

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    The ADHD Eczema Connection

    Children with the itchy skin rash eczema are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, a study says.

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    Study Suggests Meditation as a Viable ADHD Treatment

    Research has shown that the practice of Transcendental Medication may help ADHD children manage stress, calm anxiety and improve focus.

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    Diagnosing Learning Disabilities with a P.C.

    A neuroscience company has developed a portable computing device that can detect learning disabilities in children by measuring electrical activity in the brain.

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    ADHD Students: Get on the Ball

    A Minnesota school helps their ADHD students stay focused with big, rubber bouncy balls.

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    State Considers Ban on Food Additives Linked to ADHD

    Maryland may become the first state to require specific labeling for foods that include additives linked to ADHD.

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    Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Coaching for ADHD Students

    A new study on personal coaching aims to scientifically prove the effectiveness of coaching techniques for ADHD students.

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    CHADD Offers Summer Camp Award Fund

    CHADD’s Summer Camp Awards program offers financial help for families who want to send their ADHD children to summer camp.

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    Mouse Study Suggests Ritalin May Be Addictive

    A study on the popular ADHD drug, Ritalin, showed that the drug caused changes in the brain cells of mice similar to those seen with cocaine.

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