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Gif Shows What It Looks Like to Read as a Dyslexic. Almost No Children In France Are Medicated For ADHD: Here’s How They Define & Treat It – Collective Evolution. Control Alt Achieve: 21 Chrome Extensions for Special Needs and Struggling Students. Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge.

Control Alt Achieve: 21 Chrome Extensions for Special Needs and Struggling Students

In particular the Chrome web browser allows users to install a wide variety of web extensions that provide tools that can help all learners, regardless of ability level. In this blog post we will take a look at 21 Chrome web extensions that can assist students in five main categories: Text to SpeechReadabilityReading ComprehensionFocusNavigation Some of the tools fit into more than one topic, but each is only listed once. ADDitude - Attention Deficit Disorder Information. 6345 458 499 2934+ More Print What Is Autism?

ADDitude - Attention Deficit Disorder Information

Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that affects boys four times as often as girls. Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are usually called Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) by physicians. PDD is a group of three conditions -- autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, and Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. ADHD and ODD: The Behavioral Link in Children.

3701 55 442 564+ More Print Symptoms of ODD.

ADHD and ODD: The Behavioral Link in Children

Sensory Processing Disorder? Or ADHD? Distinguishing Symptoms. I remember the day I knew our daughter had a problem.

Sensory Processing Disorder? Or ADHD? Distinguishing Symptoms

We were rushing to an appointment, hustling along a crowded sidewalk on a humid summer day. Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD? Symptoms and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. It can be difficult enough to obtain a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD), but to complicate matters further, ADHD commonly co-exists with other mental and physical disorders.

Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD? Symptoms and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

One review of ADHD adults demonstrated that 42 percent had one other major psychiatric disorder. Therefore, the diagnostic question is not “Is it Bipolar Disorder or ADHD?” Bipolar and ADHD...Together? An Expert Explains The Signs. Richard, 31, had been diagnosed with ADHD at 12, but he felt that the diagnosis did not explain some of his disabling symptoms.

Bipolar and ADHD...Together? An Expert Explains The Signs

He suffered from terrible depressive episodes and had weeks when he was consistently restless, agitated, and unable to sleep. His therapist said that people with ADHD often had mood fluctuations. Richard did not find the ADHD stimulants that his doctor prescribed to be helpful, and he began to feel worthless and socially isolated. Jack, 17, was diagnosed with ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder at age four. ADHD and Autism: Could Your Child Have Both Conditions?

Your child has been diagnosed with ADHD.

ADHD and Autism: Could Your Child Have Both Conditions?

But those four letters alone don't seem to explain all of her struggles. You sometimes wonder if she's also on the autism spectrum. Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria: How to Treat it Alongside ADHD. Israeli school builds cool classroom for ADHD teens. Imagine the perfect classroom for kids with attention and learning disorders: bouncy chairs made from yoga balls, distraction-free décor, walled-off study/tutoring cubicles, desks on wheels and a touch of the outdoors.

Israeli school builds cool classroom for ADHD teens

Only there’s no need to imagine it. The unique “Yes I Can!” Classroom at Darca High School in Kiryat Malachi opened this school year. And if it proves to be a good working model, the Darca network will implement this totally Israeli innovation in its other 24 high schools serving the socio-economic periphery of Israel. “The students already report that it is much easier for them to study and concentrate in the new classroom, thanks to the clean design – no notice boards, posters, accessories, decorations etc., as in a regular classroom,” principal Michal Hazan tells ISRAEL21c.

The English Club - Hagit Lahav English Zone. אפליקציה תואמת שיטת ההוראה הפונטית Hickey Method עשירה, מקצועית ומלאת פעילויות.

The English Club - Hagit Lahav English Zone

כרגע מתאימה רק למוצרי APPLE (אייפון, אייפד ואייפוד ובתוך כשנה תהיה גם גרסה ל-Android - סמארטפון). Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5. Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall. The medical use of marijuana is no secret.

Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall

It can be used to treat a number of ailments, chronic and short term. According to a groundbreaking new medical study of 30 patients with ADHD, all 30 reported improved concentration and sleep as well as reduced impulsivity after using medicinal cannabis. These 30 patients all reported having limited success with conventional treatments like Ritalin and Adderall. 22 of the 30 patients opted to forgo their previously prescribed medications and use marijuana to manage their symptoms instead. Research Shows that Problem Children make Better Adults. Research Shows that Problem Children make Better Adults My favorite kind of research that I come across is research that pertains to me specifically. Obviously, I mean it’s the easiest type of research to relate with and understand right? Well, I recently came across an article over at that basically suggests that bad kids make better adults.

Language Learning and SpLDs. ‘Specific learning differences‘ (SpLDs) are a group of conditions that seem to be caused by differences in the way the brain makes connections, although there is still debate as to why some people develop differently. The best known of these SpLDs is dyslexia, but others, such as dyspraxia and dysgraphia and attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) are becoming more widely recognised. Asperger’s Syndrome is also considered here as a related SpLD, because co-occurrence is so common, and because of the effects it can have in the language classroom. One very important point to note is that a person who has one SpLD, often has traits of the others, to lesser degrees. Montessori Archives. This is a guest post written by John Bowman, author of Montessori at Home! If you have a Bachelor’s degree, a year off, and $ to spare, you can take a Montessori teacher training course and learn everything you want to about Montessori.

The sheer quantity of books, papers, and other work Montessori created during a lifetime dedicated to children is incredible. It takes awhile to wade through, much less grasp thoroughly. 10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know. This is the first blog in the Childhood Trauma Blog Series, sponsored by Starr TLC. With grief, sadness is obvious. With trauma, the symptoms can go largely unrecognized because it shows up looking like other problems: frustration, acting out, difficulty concentrating, following directions or working in a group. Often students are misdiagnosed with anxiety, behavior disorders or attention disorders, rather than understanding the trauma that’s driving those symptoms and reactions. If You Love Someone Who Has ADHD, Don’t Do These 20 Things.

You wonder if everybody’s life is as chaotic as yours. Something’s not right. Your child doesn’t act like the other children in the class. Homework assignments guarantee a night of fights, slammed doors, and tears shed. The teachers call you in for conferences weekly. 10 Ways to Deal with a Child’s ADHD Behavior. 15 Tips for ADHD Students. A Guide to Adult ADHD. Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners. 17 Ways to Teach Vocabulary Skills to Students with Special Needs - Cloverdale, CA. Learning Development and Disabilities - Teacher Resources. LD OnLine: The world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD. Journal edited by people with learning disabilities provides world first.

Home. 40 Blogs for Special Needs Parents. » Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD. In the United States, At Least 9% Of School-Aged Children Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD, And Are Taking Pharmaceutical Medications. By Bob In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%. How come the epidemic of ADHD—which has become firmly established in the United States—has almost completely passed over children in France? Is ADHD a biological-neurological disorder?

Surprisingly, the answer to this question depends on whether you live in France or in the United States. French child psychiatrists, on the other hand, view ADHD as a medical condition that has psycho-social and situational causes. Family First Comments.