Comparison of serum B12, folate and homocysteine concentrations in children with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and healthy controls.

November 4th, 2019 - By jen in Autism Spectrum, Information on ADD/ADHD

OBJECTIVE:  We aimed to investigate the serum concentrations of vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine in children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and healthy controls. Read full article: PubMed.gov, “Comparison of serum B12, folate and homocysteine concentrations in children with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and healthy controls.”  

THE EDUCATIONAL TYRANNY OF THE NEUROTYPICALS

October 16th, 2018 - By jen in Autism Spectrum, Uncategorized

“Neurotypical” is a term used by the autism community to describe what society refers to as “normal.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 59 children, and one in 34 boys, are on the autism spectrum—in other words, neuroatypical. That’s 3 percent of the male population. If you add ADHD—attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—and dyslexia, roughly one out of four people are not “neurotypicals.” … Continue reading

‘Cutting Edge’ Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

July 17th, 2018 - By jen in Autism Spectrum, Information on ADD/ADHD

Brain Balance says its nonmedical and drug-free program helps children who struggle with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and learning and processing disorders. The company says it addresses a child’s challenges with a combination of physical exercises, nutritional guidance and academic training. An NPR investigation of Brain Balance reveals a company whose promises have resonated with parents averse to medication. But Brain Balance also appears to … Continue reading

Association of Food Allergy and Other Allergic Conditions With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children

June 12th, 2018 - By jen in Autism Spectrum

Question  What are the associations of food allergy and other allergic conditions with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children? Findings  This cross-sectional study used nationally representative data from 199 520 children aged 3 to 17 years who participated in the US National Health Interview Survey from 1997 to 2016. Children with food, respiratory, and skin allergies were significantly more likely to have ASD than children without … Continue reading

The View of Autism as an IT Asset

November 23rd, 2015 - By admin in Autism Spectrum

We don’t seem to talk about it all that much, but the connection between autism and IT is  a fact that begs the question: should we think of autism as a liability—or as an asset? Full Article: IT Business Edge, “The View of Autism as an IT Asset”

neuroAgility presents at Mackintosh Academy’s Segue to Summer Series, May 2014

April 28th, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Autism Spectrum, Information on ADD/ADHD, Information on Brain Injury, Information on Neurofeedback, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, neuroAgility News

Strategies for Summer – “From Boredom to Over Scheduling, How Best to Serve the Gifted Child over Summer – and how Neurofeedback can help”. Neurofeedback professionals Kerri Honaker and Charity Finch will lead a discussion about how to make the most of Summer for your gifted child and family. They will also speak to how Neurofeedback can help address issues such as ADHD and anxiety … Continue reading