Tag: parenting

Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

There may be a correlation between brain growth visible on brain scans and the development of autism spectrum disorder. Scientists say these MRIs may have the potential to identify high-risk autism before the age of two.

/ February 18, 2017
14 New Developmental Disorders Identified

14 New Developmental Disorders Identified

The largest ever genetic study of children with previously undiagnosed rare developmental disorders has discovered 14 new developmental disorders.

/ February 15, 2017
Preschoolers Need 10 Hours of Sleep

Have a Preschooler? Here’s Why They Shouldn’t Skip Naps.

Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children. Researchers studied verb learning...

/ February 14, 2017
Kids Prefer Pets Over Siblings

Kids Prefer Pets Over Siblings

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters… According to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The...

/ February 12, 2017
adhd diet

This Diet May Lower ADHD Risk

Dietary patterns of the Mediterranean diet can be related to a lower diagnose of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)… According to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, led by María Izquierdo Pulido, Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food...

/ February 12, 2017
The Best Ways to Help Your Child Cope With a Learning Disability

The Best Ways to Help Your Child Cope With a Learning Disability

A learning disability is a problem that affects how a person processes, understands and uses information. Everyone has learning strengths and weaknesses, but people with learning disabilities have complex learning issues that persist throughout their lives. However, learning disabled students...

/ January 26, 2017