A recent article in Orion Magazine points to a connection between toxic chemicals and and an impairment in our children’s ability to learn. “When we lie together in the dark at the end of the day, I sometimes wonder how their brain architecture might have been — might still be — irreversibly altered, even if only slightly, by brain-damaging [...]
Stress Free Kids is a website that gives parents a host of wonderful information of how to help their children in today’s stressful world.
Families of autistic children in eastern Los Angeles County filed a class-action lawsuit today against the nonprofit agency that provides them with state-funded services, alleging that it had illegally discontinued their therapy for the disorder. The agency, the Eastern Los Angeles County Regional Center, informed more than 100 families late last summer that the therapy—known [...]
A summary of a study that found substantial behavioral and educational improvements for children with DCD, a diagnosis that includes ADHD, dyslexia, and autistic spectrum disorders.
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than children without ASDs, and measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may become a standardized way to diagnose autism. Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported their findings in an online article in the journal Autism Research. [...]
A review of the ongoing controversy over prescribing antidepressants to children; from the American Psychological Association’s American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy.
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