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