Social deprivation hurts child brain development, study finds

Social deprivation hurts child brain development, study finds

Categories Maltreatment
Social deprivation hurts child brain development, study findsChildren who grow up in institutions instead of with families have major deficits in brain development, a study of Romanian orphans has shown.The findings, published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, und ...
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Opposition and Defiance Talk Hits the Mark!

Opposition and Defiance Talk Hits the Mark!

September 13th, 2012Marylhurst UniversityFoster providers, Casemanagers, parents and providers participated in a NeuroBehavioral Concepts workshop at Marylhurst University today. The learning objectives for today's talk was for the participants to be able to:žKnow the difference between Oppositiona ...
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Success in Children: Grit, Curiosity, And The Hidden Power Of Character

Success in Children: Grit, Curiosity, And The Hidden Power Of Character

Categories Kids
by Paul Tough'Children Succeed' With Character, Not Test Scores September 4, 2012A child's success can't be measured in IQ scores, standardized tests or vocabulary quizzes, says author Paul Tough. Success, he argues, is about how young people build character. Toug ...
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New York Times Reports that School Bullies Prey on Children with Autism

New York Times Reports that School Bullies Prey on Children with Autism

New York TimesBy Anahad O'ConnorConnie Anderson didn’t know what was bothering her 17-year-old son, a Baltimore-area high school senior with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. He was usually a diligent student, but his grades began to plummet.“He was starting to go downhill fast,” Ms. An ...
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10 Medical Conditions may look like ADHD

10 Medical Conditions may look like ADHD

Categories ADHD, Family
At NeuroBehavioral Concepts we pride ourselves in making accurate diagnosis or consulting with our  colleagues when that diagnosis requires neurocognitive or neuropsychological evaluations. According to HealthCentral expert Eileen Bailey, getting an accurate ADD/ADHD diagnosis can be difficult at a ...
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Free hour long teleclass and discussion with Dr. Alan Eppel.

Free hour long teleclass and discussion with Dr. Alan Eppel.

We hope you can join us for a free hour long teleclass and discussion with Dr. Alan Eppel.Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:00pm Pacific Time (6pm Eastern Time).To join us simply call: 641-715-3620 and enter the PIN 906021#Once you do you will be on the phone with a group of interesting liked minded GAI ...
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Oregon Autism Society Plans IEP trainings

Oregon Autism Society Plans IEP trainings

Categories Autism
THE IEP: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWWith the school year fast approaching, FACT Oregon has scheduled several IEP trainings throughout the month of August! We are excited to announce that ASO is partnering with FACT Oregon and NWAF on an IEP training in Oregon City on Tues, August 28 from 6-9pm, at 519 15t ...
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Your Tears Are Toxic Chemical Leaks

Your Tears Are Toxic Chemical Leaks

Your Tears Are Toxic Chemical Leaks (link to original article provided below)All right, so what about crying? It would almost make sense if crying were something we always did in response to physical pain, like when we were kids — even animals will squeal or yelp when somebody accidentally steps o ...
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New areas of brain linked to Social Learning and Working Memory

New areas of brain linked to Social Learning and Working Memory

Sebastian Bludau at Research Centre Juelich in Germany has discovered two new brain areas, Nature News Blog reports.They’re at the very front of the brain, in a region called the frontal pole that we know is involved in such tasks as processing social information and working memory. He has chr ...
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