Archives for 

Scientific Research

Irish researcher makes challenging discovery about autism and dyslexia

Sensory integration dysfunction may be key to those with ASD and Dyslexia A dysfunction of sensory integration may be key to understanding both Autism Spectrum Disorder and dyslexia, notes Prof John Foxe, professor of paediatrics. His findings suggest the normal children develop the ability to rapidly integrate multiple senses around the age of seven to nine, but the children on […] Continue reading →

Taking ADHD Drugs as a Child Linked to Later Obesity

ADHD children predisposed to weight gain months after stopping stimulants New Johns Hopkins University research published in the journal of Pediatrics indicates that ADHD children gain weight months and years after stopping stimulants. Moreover, the younger the children were when they were prescribed the medications, notes Dr. Brian Schwartz, the more they gained weight as […] Continue reading →

Children with ASD and ADHD are more likely to exhibit gender variance

ASD/ADHD have more gender variations A study titled “Increased Gender Variance in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” was recently published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. According to researcher Dr. Springer, gender variance was about 7- 8 times more likely in those with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), compared to the control group […] Continue reading →

Scientists discover a ‘violence gene’ that turns some children into video game addicts – and say it could also be linked to ADHD

Experts believe a variation in a serotonin transporter gene may cause children to enjoy violent media. And the same children have a higher likelihood of suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), notes Dr Sanne Nikkelen, from the University of Amsterdam. Previous research at the University of Missouri has also found that children with an […] Continue reading →

Dramatic Medical Treatment | Dyslexia, LD, ADHD & Phobias

Dramatic Medical Successes With Understanding and Treating Dyslexia, LD, ADHD and Phobias Dr. Harold Levinson’s Extraordinary Breakthrough Help for over 40 Million Americans Over forty years ago the New York City school system hired Dr. Harold Levinson to assess the problems and origins of reading disabled students. His research turned up a series of startling […] Continue reading →