User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Childhood-Mental
Last updated: Sep 24 2017 08:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Designed for One Special Boy, Avail Creates Independence for Thousands with Disabilities 24.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 23, 2017 : When Lisa Marie Clinton had the first glimmer of an idea for her educational platform, Avail, building a global business was the furthest thing from her mind. An experienced tutor with a background in applied behavior analysis (ABA), Clinton simply wanted to find a better, more efficient way to help her young students complete daily tasks more independently.
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Bringing forth their talents 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Weekly classes in dance, music, band, and painting for differently abled students
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Family screen time too affects children, finds study 22.9.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Extended hours on TV or smartphone lead to behavioural issues in children
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School officials get HC summons over suspension order 21.9.2017 TOI: Goa
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Are you a hair-twirler or a nail-biter? 20.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Are you a toe-tapper, hair-twirler, eye-blinker, head-nodder, nail-biter, knuckle-cracker, skin-picker, lip-licker, shoulder-shrugger or a chin-stroker? Call it a nervous habit or tic, almost everybody has at least one — whether they are aware of it or not. Tics exist on a spectrum ranging from barely noticeable to extremely annoying to potentially injurious. While research has focused mostly on the more severe forms associated with neurobehavioural disorders such as Tourette syndrome and autism, there's a growing realisation of the pervasiveness of repetitive, nonfunctional motor behaviours and that the degree to which you engage in them is a barometer of your peace of mind. "Our stressful society definitely brings it out more," said Dr Alon Mogilner, a neurosurgeon at New York University Langone Medical Centre. "It's a delicate balance within the circuitry of the brain so you are able to tamp down on things you don't want to do." Experts divide repetitive, non-functional motor behaviours into ...
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CHOP Autism Expert Honored with Prestigious Award during 2017 AAP Conference 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2017 : Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH, Director of the Autism Integrated Care Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), is this year's recipient of the Arnold J. Capute Award, given by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was presented to her on Sept. 16 at the AAP Conference in Chicago.
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We Dig Chapel Haven Groundbreaking Set For Friday, Sept. 15, Marks Major Milestone 19.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 19, 2017 : At a time when few agencies have ventured into serving adults with disabilities into their senior years, Chapel Haven is breaking ground on a major campus expansion to do just that.
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Mental disability not an impediment for success 18.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Programme launched to empower kids with special needs
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Are you a hair-twirler or nail-biter? 15.9.2017 News
Call it a nervous habit or tic, almost everybody has at least one - whether they are aware of it or not
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Google Glass app helps autistic kids have conversations 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An app to be used with wearable technology such as Google Glass -- a head-mounted display in the shape of eyeglasses -- can coach children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in everyday social interactions, new research has found.
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Armin Van Buuren to perform in India in December 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren and Indian singer Arijit Singh will headline the upcoming fifth edition of Comio Enchanted Valley Carnival (EVC), a multi-genre music and camping festival.
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Kate Winslet to receive SAG Actors Inspiration Award 15.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : To honour her career achievements and admirable philanthropic efforts over the years, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet.
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Siddha treatment for autistic children 15.9.2017 Hindu: Home
At Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital
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Bacterial infection in pregnancy may up autism risk in kids 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Babies born to mothers who experience a bacterial infection severe enough to require hospitalisation during pregnancy may be at higher risk of developing autism, a study has found.
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Novel method may prevent hearing loss in kids by 50% 13.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have developed a new magnetic delivery method that may prevent by 50 per cent the hearing loss caused as a result of treatment by a widely used chemotherapy drug.
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British family who enslaved 18 men get jail terms totalling 80 years 12.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BRITAIN-SLAVERY/TRIAL (CORRECTED):CORRECTED-British family who enslaved 18 men get jail terms totalling 80 years
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Government is fully committed to The Welfare of Divyangjans - Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot 12.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment has said that the Government of India is fully committed to the welfare of Divyangjans and several new initiatives have been taken for their welfare during last three years under the leadership of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Inclusion of people with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities (IDDs) in our fabric of society is essential and can only be achieved with a higher level of commitment.
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Fictional depiction of autistic people reinforces stereotypes 12.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 12 : A new research, that analysed 26 fictional autistic personalities from TV and film, suggests the characters are not fully representative of those with the condition.
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Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay in Irma-hit Florida 12.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay in Irma-hit Florida
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Differently abled get aid with mobility 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Tech-based application by TCS creates personalised exercises
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