Half the children who snore have ADHD

Sleep important … many children that suffer from chronic snoring or sleep apnoea have been diagnosed with ADHD.  CHILDREN are at risk being overdiagnosed with ADHD when all they need is a good night’s sleep, experts say. Around one in 10 Australian children suffer from chronic snoring or sleep apnoea that disrupts their breathing. “Nearly […] Continue reading →

Dyslexics Best Comprehend and Define Their Disorder, claims Dr. Harold Levinson

  A recently published ‘Current Biology’ study revealing that video games improve learning in dyslexia is consistent with what dyslexics have long known and reported to Dr. Harold Levinson. Dr. Levinson with the cerebellum “No expert, however gifted, and no diagnostic procedure, however sophisticated, could ever come close to determining the voluminous insights offered by […] Continue reading →

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 →