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ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorders by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 4:20pm ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorders can share a number of overlapping symptoms and behaviors in children. However, when these two disorders exist alongside each other as comorbid disorders, then the two can feed off of each other and increase the likelihood of onset of a third (or fourth) psychological or developmental disorder. A recent publica ... Read on »
Intervention for adults who have sensory processing disorders by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:57pm I received this email today, and I thought it was a great question: I am an adult who has Sensory Integration problems that were diagnosed three years ago. I also have central auditory processing disorder and was recently diagnosed with Asperger's. I have had some OT in the past for the SI difficulties, and was wondering if you knew of servi ... Read on »
ADHD, Methylphenidate and Blood Sugar Levels by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 11:28pm ADHD medications may interfere with blood sugar levels and glucose metabolism: When we think of common side effects of ADHD medications (especially of the stimulant variety), we often consider things such as cardiovascular risks (increased heart rates and blood pressure), appetite suppression (which may subsequently result in temporary growth i ... Read on »
Methylphenidate, Anxiety and ADHD: How do they fit together? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:22pm Effects of Comorbid Anxiety on Methylphenidate Treatment in the ADHD Child: Medication with stimulants such as methylphenidate has consistently proven to be a popular and relatively effective mode of treatment for the ADHD child. However, questions arise regarding its side effects. In particular, the effectiveness of methylphenidate (Ritalin, C ... Read on »
Do ADHD Kids Use Their Brain Regions Diffferently? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 3:41pm There is a fair amount of debate as to whether ADHD is a developmental delay type of disorder. We are seeing a growing body of research which supports this assertion. One of these supporting pieces of evidence is a recent study done by McAlonan and coworkers on the topic of how relative volumes of specific brain regions correlates to ADHD behaviors ... Read on »
Childhood Ear Infections and ADHD: Why the link? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 7:24pm When we scan the literature for statistics on ADHD and search for early warning signs or tip-offs that a young child may be prone to the disorder, a few common trends seem to pop up again and again. One of these is the high rates of ADHD and attentional difficulties in kids suffering infection of the middle ear (Otitis Media) in early childhood. ... Read on »
Hey, teacher, my child can’t read by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 19 Jul 2008 12:00am Dean Geyer, who is a parent of a child who had difficulty learning to read, has launched a blog entitled “Hey, Teacher, My Child Can’t Read.” His daughter’s experience is, in part, a success story; after five years of special education in Delaware (US), he reports that she is on the honor roll and no longer eligible for special education. ... Read on »
If there are 22,000 illness’s in this world I should technically be thankful even if I had just ten of them. by Lexie Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 8:11pm Here are just the psychiatrist disorders we have discovered. For full affect, scroll quickly with head tilted back and eyes widened to incredibly height. A few gasps here and there would be helpful. Anxiety Disorders 309.9 Adjustment Disorder Unspecified Adjustment Disorders 309.24 Adj ... Read on »
This weekend is the first weeken... by BearTwinsMom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 9:34pm This weekend is the first weekend my new class is meeting- Introduction to Learning Disabilities. I’m excited because I’m hoping to learn something new about LD that I don’t know yet. For class this weekend, we need to bring in a journal article about a learning disability. Since I’ve done research already on it, I chose to find a recent arti ... Read on »
The Shortest Job I Never Had by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 12:00am 1 Comment I woke up this morning and checked my personal email.  There was a note saying I got canned, sacked, booted out the door, from my “new,” part time job as a Medical Transcriptionist. *laughing so hard* I’m not upset, really.  Still, it is kind of a bummer, I have to say.  Yet, I can find the humour in it, even though I’m desperate for money! ... Read on »