Top 5 Autism Myths

It calls for the record to be set straight with myths around Autism. In this post, we will take away certain misconceptions associated with raising a child with Autism. Therefore, without further ado, let’s get straight to the concepts that make an already difficult situation weirder to be dealt with. Before we start talking about … Read more

ADHD Evolutionary Advantages

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the most common of all psychiatric disorders among children and teenagers. It’s evident from the name that you would certainly not want to be living with it. So what are the known causes of ADHD? While a lot of research is still being carried out in this space, genetics … Read more

Can ADHD Medication Drugs Cause Lower Bone Density

That’s the harsh truth! And doctors, so far, didn’t realise they are robbing Peter to pay Paul. Commonly prescribed drugs for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, like Ritalin, Concerta and Adderall are suspected to affect bone density. The evidence-based research found that young people are affected the most and prolonged usage of ADHD medication may bear serious … Read more

How to Deal with ADHD & Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a neurologically-based condition and there are substantial differences in dyslexic and non-dyslexic brains. ADHD may bring the risk for an onset of dyslexia, a vastly misunderstood language-based learning disability affecting around 17 percent of the population. Take that without any prejudice or doubt. You must get your child diagnosed early, period. Sooner you … Read more

How important is Attention Span for Children with ADHD and Autism?

How tough it is for you to focus on the present? Do you struggle? Or do you find it cakewalk? Attention span: The real story For children, the ability to concentrate on a task for an extended period of time is a very important skill to develop. Recently, attention-span persistence for a bunch of 4-year olds … Read more

Pesticides may be Responsible for ADHD

The Journal of the Federation of American Societies publishes a recent research by its Experimental Biology (the whole thing reads FASEB) section. Associated were Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Emory University, University of Rochester Medical Center and Wake Forest University. Their joint observations on the ways pesticides affect mice (in-utero and through breast milk) found multiple symptoms of ADHD showing in them. The … Read more

Project Evo – The App For Autism Treatment

While the world is busy finding a cure, detecting a cause, discovering a pattern in the rising numbers of Autistic people, a very different approach is taking place elsewhere. Boston based Akili Interactive Labs is building cognitive games that can aid people with ADHD and Autism. Gaming— the hobby as well as the industry, has earned a bad … Read more