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The Hartford CourantA new federal civil rights agreement aims to get better and more appropriate services for children with disabilities who have been continually suspended or excluded from class at Achievement First Hartford Academy Middle School for disciplinary reasons....
Q: I have a very hyperactive 5-year-old who is out of control. We tried counseling but it didn't help him at all. What can we do now? We are at our wits' end. A: What do you mean when you say your child is hyperactive, asks the Help for Families panel....
Though as many as one in five children will struggle with some form of mental illness this year, most will never get help, leaving them to suffer in silence or lash out in hostility, even violence. In many parts of the nation, those kids are more likely...
Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry or yell at his teachers....
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
UK Basketball: Kentucky signee Marcus Lee has a love of graphic design, volleyball; has worked hard to overcome dyslexia and ADHDlarry@amnews.comMarcus Lee is a dynamic basketball player — that’s why he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic along with five other future Wildcats. However, he’s an interesting personality away from basketball,...
Tags: Basketball, Sports, Arts and Culture, Dyslexia, Social Sciences
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
Tags: Overweight, Obesity, Weight, Arts and Culture, Substance Abuse
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
This story would be funny if it weren't so sad. Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended from the team on Friday because he substituted his urine sample for a teammate's to prevent the teammate from failing a drug test. Problem: Knebel's urine...
email@example.comJUNCTION CITY — A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly sold controlled substances in a restaurant parking lot. About 10:30 p.m., officer Parker Hatter of Junction City Police Department responded to Hardees on Shelby Junction Lane for...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Orlando SentinelIt’s FCAT week, as many of you know, and my son is in third grade. This is his first major standardized test, but he has been calm these few days and prepared each morning. He's even getting up early and getting ready without any prodding from...
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