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ADHD Awareness event to be held at Sky Zone - Fredericksburg.com

Sun, 2017-09-24 19:02

ADHD Awareness event to be held at Sky Zone
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Pediatric Partners for Attention & Learning specializes in autism, attention deficit and learning differences. Prism Potential provides educational programs and fosters social acceptance. It is working on a program for ADHD month to showcase the ...

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Is ADHD Real? Confessions of a Restless Mind - The Good Men Project (blog)

Sun, 2017-09-24 14:00

The Good Men Project (blog)

Is ADHD Real? Confessions of a Restless Mind
The Good Men Project (blog)
While I believe in ADHD, I also think it has existed under many names for hundreds of years. ADHD is just the modern label. For example, in 1798, Sir Alexander Crichton tried to explain what he viewed as “mental restlessness.” Many modern researchers ...

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A teacher wrote 'FOCUS' on an ADHD student's forehead. Now he faces a big lawsuit - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 2017-09-23 20:37

Sacramento Bee

A teacher wrote 'FOCUS' on an ADHD student's forehead. Now he faces a big lawsuit
Sacramento Bee
The lawsuit, available online, alleges that Board discriminated against the child based on his ADHD, and lists the school's principal as failing to report child abuse to the authorities. It lists Board, the principal and the Virginia Beach City public ...

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Teacher who allegedly wrote 'FOCUS' on ADHD student's forehead faces $3M lawsuit - WJLA

Sat, 2017-09-23 16:43

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Teacher who allegedly wrote 'FOCUS' on ADHD student's forehead faces $3M lawsuit
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The parents of a former middle school student in Virginia are taking legal action against a former teacher, the school's principal, and the school district, claiming that their son was discriminated against for having ADHD. The lawsuit seeks $3 million ...

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Dad upset after he says son with ADHD was punished by being ... - Fox 59

Sat, 2017-09-23 10:39

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Dad upset after he says son with ADHD was punished by being ...
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MUSTANG, Okla. - An Oklahoma father is furious after his son with ADHD was allegedly locked inside a closet at school. Now he is speaking out as the state ...

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There's Evidence That ADHD Could Be a Type of Sleep Disorder - ScienceAlert

Fri, 2017-09-22 23:38

There's Evidence That ADHD Could Be a Type of Sleep Disorder
ScienceAlert
Growing evidence suggests that a segment of children with ADHD are misdiagnosed and actually suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, obstructed breathing or another known sleep disorder. But the most paradigm-challenging idea may be that ADHD may ...

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First grader with ADHD locked in school 'closet' 14 times as punishment, father says - New York Daily News

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:32

New York Daily News

First grader with ADHD locked in school 'closet' 14 times as punishment, father says
New York Daily News
The father of a first grader with ADHD is furious after learning that his son was repeatedly locked in a school "closet" as a form of punishment. Billy Wynne took to Facebook to post about his 7-year-old son Nick, a student at Mustang Elementary School ...
Mustang family says school put 7-year-old with special needs in ...KOKH FOX25
Dad upset after he says son with ADHD punished by being 'locked in closet' at Mustang elementary schoolkfor.com

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Undertreatment of ADHD in US Adults: An Unmet Need - Psychiatry Advisor

Fri, 2017-09-22 10:01

Psychiatry Advisor

Undertreatment of ADHD in US Adults: An Unmet Need
Psychiatry Advisor
Results indicate there is an unmet need for better treatment to manage symptom burden in US adults with ADHD.

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New Science: Tons of ADHD Kids Are Probably Just Sleep Deprived - Inc.com

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:16

Inc.com

New Science: Tons of ADHD Kids Are Probably Just Sleep Deprived
Inc.com
Both a chat with parents on the playground and a quick look at the latest statistics will confirm that the rate of ADHD is skyrocketing in America. Between 2003 and 2011, diagnoses shot up something like 40 percent. Today one-in-ten children aged 4-17 ...

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Oklahoma Father Says Son With ADHD Was Punished by Being 'Locked in Closet' at School - KTLA

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:03

KTLA

Oklahoma Father Says Son With ADHD Was Punished by Being 'Locked in Closet' at School
KTLA
An Oklahoma father is furious after his son with ADHD was allegedly locked inside a closet at school. Now he is speaking out as the state investigates. The family calls it a closet, but Mustang Creek Elementary School refers to it as the “refocus room.”.
First grader with ADHD locked in school 'closet' 14 times as punishment, father saysNew York Daily News
Mustang family says school put 7-year-old with special needs in ...KOKH FOX25
'I really think we would go to jail': School locks kid in closet 14 times in 18 days, parents saySacramento Bee
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Children's Health: Concerns about ADHD | myfox8.com - myfox8.com

Fri, 2017-09-22 07:57

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Children's Health: Concerns about ADHD | myfox8.com
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can begin in childhood and carry on into adulthood. All children will go ...
Is ADHD a sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how ...Toronto Star

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Dad says son with ADHD punished by being 'locked in closet' at school - WYFF Greenville

Fri, 2017-09-22 01:58

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Dad says son with ADHD punished by being 'locked in closet' at school
WYFF Greenville
But the father of a first grader with ADHD calls it a closet, and he's furious that his son has been locked inside as punishment. "What if we were to do that to our own children that are out of control?" the father wondered. "If someone reported it, I ...

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Dad upset after he says son with ADHD punished by being 'locked in closet' at Mustang elementary school - kfor.com

Thu, 2017-09-21 17:29

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Dad upset after he says son with ADHD punished by being 'locked in closet' at Mustang elementary school
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MUSTANG, Okla. - A metro father is furious, because he said his son was locked inside a closet at school. Now, he is speaking out as the state investigates. It happened at Mustang Creek Elementary School in Mustang. The family calls it a closet, but ...

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Study Finds Most People With ADHD Also Suffer From Disrupted ... - CBS Boston / WBZ

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:41

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Study Finds Most People With ADHD Also Suffer From Disrupted ...
CBS Boston / WBZ
It's estimated that up to 11% of kids ages 4 to 17 are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but could your child just be sleep deprived?

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The Education Desk: How Wiggling Helps ADHD Kids Learn - WMFE

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:28

WMFE

The Education Desk: How Wiggling Helps ADHD Kids Learn
WMFE
If kids with ADHD are wiggling in the classroom or while doing homework, does it mean they're not learning? Mark Rapport is director of the Children's Learning Clinic at UCF. His research, dubbed “squirm to learn,” finds wiggling may actually help kids ...

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ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 2017-09-21 07:42

Chicago Tribune

ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy ...

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KemPharm Files IND for KP484 for the Treatment of ADHD, An Investigational Prodrug of Methylphenidate - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-09-20 13:33

KemPharm Files IND for KP484 for the Treatment of ADHD, An Investigational Prodrug of Methylphenidate
GlobeNewswire (press release)
“In the process of re-analyzing the Phase 1 data for KP415, our co-lead investigation prodrug of d-MPH for the treatment of ADHD, we observed properties and a drug release profile in KP484 that we believe allows for the possible development of a much ...

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Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally ... - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-09-20 12:53

Washington Post

Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally ...
Washington Post
A new study suggests that people with ADHD tend to fall asleep later and get less sleep, with consequences for behavior and attention.

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Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood - Psychiatry Advisor

Wed, 2017-09-20 07:01

Psychiatry Advisor

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood
Psychiatry Advisor
Adolescents who had more severe ADHD symptoms as children were more likely to initiate smoking.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and adoption ...Private Healthcare UK

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Shire, Shionogi's ADHD drug for adults clears late-stage trial in Japan - Reuters

Wed, 2017-09-20 01:53

Reuters

Shire, Shionogi's ADHD drug for adults clears late-stage trial in Japan
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shire Plc and Shionogi & Co Ltd said a drug to treat ADHD in adults had met its main goal in a late-stage trial in Japan, bringing it one step closer to approval in the world's third-biggest market for ADHD treatments. It is the first ...
Shire edges closer to launch of ADHD drug for adults in JapanTelegraph.co.uk
Shire's Intuniv successful in late-stage study in adult ADHDSeeking Alpha

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