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  • Glendale Gators swim club helps young girl with autism thrive

    Glendale Gators swim club helps young girl with autism thrive
    As their 5-year-old daughter, Jacey, and her older sister, Natalie, 7, got in their starting positions for the 25-meter backstroke, their parents, Tiffany and Robert Regan, said they wished the circumstances were different. Jacey, who was diagnosed...
  • Little girl injured by hair band makes best of situation

    Little girl injured by hair band makes best of situation
    7-year-old Mya Bartlett does not like to talk about the accident that fractured her skull and left her with traumatic brain damage. It happened in April, 2010. She fell on a soccer ball, fell backward, and hit her head. The Hello Kitty ponytail holder she...
  • KTLA SPECIAL REPORT: What's Causing the Adderall Shortage?

    KTLA SPECIAL REPORT: What's Causing the Adderall Shortage?
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Southern California children and adults diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are dealing with a devastating shortage of the "miracle drug" that provides relief from their symptoms. Doctors prescribe...
  • Shortage of attention deficit medications blamed on DEA

    Shortage of attention deficit medications blamed on DEA
    Adderall is one of the brand name drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD.  For those whose suffer from the condition, Adderall is hard to come by. Seventy-one year old Michael Garza was diagnosed with ADHD 10 years ago. He...
  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens

    Secondhand Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens
    NEW YORK -- Teens exposed to secondhand smoke may be at a higher risk of hearing loss, according to medical researchers. The findings, which one expert called "surprising," can't prove that secondhand smoke causes hearing loss. But the link is just one...
  • ADHD In Children Linked To Bedroom Routine

    ADHD In Children Linked To Bedroom Routine
    Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, a social worker from the New England Center for Pediatric Psychology joined her husband, Dr. Robert Pressman, on a large study consisting over 700 families and found a strong link between bedtime routines and ADHD. The study...
  • Computer Game Helps ADHD

    Computer Game Helps ADHD
    Families across the US are fighting ADHD and Autism with a personalized brain fitness program. The computer based program is called 'Interactive Metronome' and its video game like technology has helped one student go from special needs to top of his...
  • An easier transition to college

    COSTA MESA — The transition to college can be a rough one. It's a crash course in how to live within a budget — and without Mom and Dad's help with chores and meals. For students with developmental disabilities, being away from their support...
  • Clutter Affecting Your Mood?

    Clutter Affecting Your Mood?
    As recently seen on Living Healthy Chicago, we investigate how a cluttered home or office affects your mind or mood. Here is more information from Joyce Marter of Urban Balance. Is a Cluttered Home Cluttering Your Mind?   By Joyce Marter, LCPC,...
  • How To Assess Children For ADHD

    How To Assess Children For ADHD
    New guidelines for ADHD have expanded to include preschoolers and teenagers -- kids whose ages range from 4 to 18. Harold Meyer, founder and executive director of A.D.D. Resource Center will be here to weigh in on these new guidelines, talk about how...
  • Faith and Life: Supporting parents with troubled children

    We are doing another series on Parenting Special Needs Children and Teens at the Crescenta-Caņada YMCA. It is wonderful to see parents who have challenging children receive education and support from others who have walked through a similar journey....
  • Last Call for Adderall: Where'd all the 'neuroenhancers' go?

    Last Call for Adderall: Where'd all the 'neuroenhancers' go?
    There are a bunch of Connecticut college students who are likely getting a little jittery right now, and it’s not from taking too many drugs. Their problem is a shortage of one of their favorite “neuroenhancers,” commonly known as...