Is Your Child Struggling in School? Talk to Your Pediatrician

A new report advises pediatricians to give academic failure the same attention as any other complex problem affecting a child.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Special Education Children and Childhood Education (K-12) Intellectual Disabilities Tests and Examinations Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Parenting Source Type: news

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This article aims to provide practical considerations for the management of ADHD and associated disorders in adults, in this particular French context. PMID: 31610922 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The confluence of poor self-regulation skills, emotion awareness and autonomy, and a temperament profile with a higher novelty seeking and lower persistence increase the risk of children diagnosed with ADHD for the development of a series of adjustment and adaptation problems in childhood and adolescence. PMID: 31588988 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista de Neurologia - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 -- Children who are younger compared with their school peers have an increased risk for diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual disability, and depression in childhood, according to a study...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
CASE: Kevin is a 12-year-old boy with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability (nonverbal IQ scores in mid-40s), and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who has been followed up by a developmental-behavioral pediatrician (DBP) and a child psychologist for medication and behavioral management since he was 4 years old. Kevin was placed in the care of his great-great-aunt shortly after he turned 2 years of age because of concerns of neglect. She is now his legal guardian. Kevin is predominately nonverbal but does use a few single words to make requests or label items. He attends a public school and receives f...
Source: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics - Category: Child Development Tags: Challenging Case Source Type: research
bes I Abstract People punish transgressors with different intensity depending if they are members of their group or not. We explore this in a cross-sectional analytical study with paired samples in children with developmental disorders who watched two videos and expressed their opinion. In Video-1, a football-player from the participant's country scores a goal with his hand. In Video-2, a player from another country does the same against the country of the participant. Each subject watched the two videos and their answers were compared. The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) group showed negative feelings in Video 1 (...
Source: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: J Autism Dev Disord Source Type: research
Kids who are younger than most of their classmates may be more likely to be diagnosed with learning disabilities, depression, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than older students in their grade, a U.K. study suggests.
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This cohort study examines incidence of intellectual disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, and health outcomes associated with relative age of children vs classmates.
Source: JAMA Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Sept. 20, 2019 -- Women who suffer from anemia early in pregnancy are at risk for having a child with autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and intellectual disabilities, a study by Swedish researchers suggests. The study...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Anemia diagnosed during the first 30 weeks of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and intellectual disability (ID),...
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This cohort study examines whether maternal anemia during pregnancy is associated with risk of autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability in youths.
Source: JAMA Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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