Types of Dyslexia

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Exploring different types of dyslexia Different kinds of dyslexia would require different kinds of interventions. This suggests it is important we identify any varieties that might exist. As a first step, consider the diagram above that classifies reading disabilities into three groups. About 20% of people have a reading disability and [...]

Does Neurofeedback Work for ADHD?

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Barbara Geller, MD reviewing Cortese S et al. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016 Apr 1. A meta-analysis shows no significant effects in studies using blinded raters or in those with sham or active control treatments. Evidence for efficacy of electroencephalographic neurofeedback training for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is controversial. [...]

Relationship Problems of Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome

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By Tony Attwood The following article was recently published as the Foreword to an excellent and highly recommended new book: “The Partner's Guide to Asperger Syndrome” by Susan J. Moreno, Marci Wheeler and Kealah Parkinson, 2012, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London. Introduction Adults with Asperger’s syndrome have difficulties acquiring relationship skills [...]

The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life

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By V A Harpin Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, debilitating disorder which may impact upon many aspects of an individual’s life, including academic difficulties, social skills problems, and strained parent-child relationships.  Whereas it was previously thought that children eventually outgrow ADHD, recent studies suggest that 30–60% of affected individuals continue to show significant symptoms of the disorder into adulthood. Children with the disorder are at greater risk [...]

ADHD Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags – The New York Times

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By KATHERINE ELLISON NOVEMBER 9, 2015 11:58 AM Last year, Sinan Sonmezler of Istanbul refused to keep going to school. His eighth-grade classmates called him “weird” and “stupid,” and his teachers rebuked him for his tendency to stare out the window during class. The school director told his parents he was “lazy.” [...]

Self Diagnosed ADHD After Watching This

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My Daughter self diagnosed herself correctly as having ADHD after watching this video. It gives great insight into what some day to day frustrations can be for someone with ADHD.

Gold Coast Specialist Clinic

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Welcome to our website and new blog! We are a Unique Specialist led Multidisciplinary Team using a tailored approach to Individuals, Couples, Carers and Families. We hope that with this new website and blog that people will find the answers they are searching for when it comes to their mental health. This is just [...]