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Ask Slashdot: Professional Journaling/Notes Software?

Over the years I've always had a college ruled composition notebook nearby to jot down important ideas, instructions, tasks, etc.

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Related Topix: Evernote, Medicine, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Whitefish Bay

Lecture for Homeschooling Parents: Managing ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism & Related Disorders

On Thursday, February 17th, Dr. Jeremy Fritz will present a special lecture for homeschooling parents: Meeting the Challenges of ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism & Related Disorders: A Brain Based Approach at 7:30 pm at the Brain Balance Achievement Center in Mequon.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

College students using meds to study?

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PsychCentral

7 Tips to Help Adults with ADHD Stay Organized

Often the hardest part of organization for adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder isn't getting organized, it's staying organized, write Abigail Levrini, Ph.D, and Frances Prevatt, Ph.D, in their book Succeeding with Adult ADHD: Daily Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manage Your Life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Electronic

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calming him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents.

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Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Pediatrics, Medicine, Health

Deseret News

Why daydreaming may be the next childhood psychiatric target

Parents who dodged the bullet on hyperactivity may want to duck as the psychiatric profession comes around for another pass, this time targeting kids who are daydreamy with what they are calling "Slow Cognitive Tempo" disorder.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Science, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

BBC News

VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a laboratory in central London are carrying out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Study Drugs Usage on the Rise

Ritalin and Adderall can bring about a feeling of alertness, but they can also be dangerous.

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Related Topix: Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Medicine, Sleep, Health

Surrey Advertiser

In this week's Woking Advertiser

Nadine & Aiden at Music classes for autistic Children at Byfleet village hall, Byfleet on 05-04-2014.

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Related Topix: Surrey County, England, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

Scientific Blogging

Tourette Syndrome - Brain Training Overcomes Tics In Study

Children with Tourette syndrome may unconsciously train their brain to more effectively control their tics.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Cognitive scientists use 'I spy' to show spoken language helps direct children's eyes

A 3-year-old participant searches for objects on a screen with and without a spoken word preceding her search.

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CiteULike

The Roots of Autism and ADHD Twin Study in Sweden (RATSS).

Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies , pp.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

ABC15.com

Just say yes? Rise of 'study drugs' in college

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky, Drug Enforcement Administration

AmericanBankingNews.com

Alcobra Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Advance

Lead Poisoning Assessment

The public health, sociology and criminal justice literature has addressed the relationship among lead exposure, general behavior and school success in school age children.1- 4 Experts strongly recommend that children with a history of lead exposure receive additional support in school.5 Little of this discussion has taken place in the advanced ... (more)

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Mental Help Net

Extensive Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Medicaid-Insured Youth

Medicaid-insured youth, particularly those in foster care and those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , have considerable exposure to atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pharmacology

Nashoba Publishing Online

Prescription for stress: Get a pet

Rather than heading to the pharmacy for solutions to common ailments, a majority of people may be able to stop at the nearest pet store or animal shelter and find a finned or furry remedy instead.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Jamaica Observer

Identifying learning disabilities

The spectrum of learning disabilities is wide, and it's important to identify which particular one may be affecting your child so the proper treatment can be administered.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Autism

PsychCentral

Does Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) Exist?

Sluggish cognitive tempo is a long-time component believed to either be a part of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or may be its own stand-alone concern.

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PsychCentral

Attention Deficit Symptoms in Older People

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder does not disappear with age, new research shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News,

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