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Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Pediatric Psychiatry

Theory of Mind and Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Childhood Research Article From: Pediatric Research (2011) 69, 101R–108R; doi:10.1203/PDR.0b013e318212c177 By: Baris Korkmaz Abstract To a large extent, the human infant is socialized through the acquisition of a specific cognitive mechanism known as theory of mind (ToM), a term which is currently used to explain a related set of intellectual abilities that [...]

Etiology and neuropsychology of comorbidity between RD and ADHD: the case for multiple-deficit models.

Research Article From: NCBI - US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Published in final edited form as: Cortex. 2010 Nov–Dec; 46(10): 1345–1361.  Published online 2010 Jul 1. doi:  10.1016/j.cortex.2010.06.009 By: Willcutt EG1, Betjemann RS, McGrath LM, Chhabildas NA, Olson RK, DeFries JC, Pennington BF. Abstract Introduction Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and reading disability (RD) are complex [...]

Types of Dyslexia

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 they fall somewhere in [...]