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Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible

Over 13 percent of Ecuadors population are officially registered with a disability. But the estimated number of unreported cases is much higher. Especially the bad healthcare system and a lack of information are to blame for this. But two German women are undeterred by the conditions and commit themselves to hippotherapy and accessible vacation offers in the land at the equator.Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible - Read more

Enrichment Therapy Effective among Children with Autism

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[03/06/2013] Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.Enrichment Therapy Effective among Children with Autism - Read more

Turkey: When Dreams Come True…

Dancing, painting or taking pictures – almost everybody has an unfulfilled dream he or she would like to follow. In Turkey indeed, it is often not easy for teenagers with disabilities to fulfill their dreams. The support from the polity is missing. The project Dreams Academy tries with music and art to change something in the heads of the society – and to fulfill some teenagers’ wishes.Turkey: When Dreams Come True… - Read more

Bigger Birth Weight Babies at Greater Risk of Autism

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[15/05/2013] The biggest study of fetal growth and autism ever has reported that babies whose growth is at either extreme in the womb, either very large or very small, are at greater risk of developing autism.Bigger Birth Weight Babies at Greater Risk of Autism - Read more

Computer Game Could Improve Sight of Visually Impaired Children

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Photo: Child in front of a screen [08/05/2013] Visually impaired children could benefit from a new computer game being developed by a team of neuroscientists and game designers from the University of Lincoln, UK.Computer Game Could Improve Sight of Visually Impaired Children - Read more

Childhood Disability Rate Jumps 16 Percent over Past Decade

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[06/05/2013] More children today have a disability than a decade ago, and the greatest increase is among kids in higher-income families, according to a study.Childhood Disability Rate Jumps 16 Percent over Past Decade - Read more

Autism: Kids More Likely to Become Preoccupied with Video Games

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Photo: Child playing a video game [02/05/2013] Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use screen-based media, such as television and video games, more often than their typically developing peers and are more likely to develop problematic video game habits, a University of Missouri researcher found.Autism: Kids More Likely to Become Preoccupied with Video Games - Read more

Learning Disabilities Affect up to 10 Percent of Children

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[24/04/2013] Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study.Learning Disabilities Affect up to 10 Percent of Children - Read more

ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Treatment

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Photo: Child learning with a woman [19/04/2013] Nine out of 10 young children with moderate to severe attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to experience serious, often severe symptoms and impairment long after their original diagnoses and, in many cases, despite treatment, according to a federally funded multi-center study led by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Treatment - Read more

Autistic Children: Risk for Feeding Problems and Nutritional Deficits

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Photo: Child refuses food [17/04/2013] A new, comprehensive analysis of feeding behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) indicates that these children are five times more likely to have a feeding problem, including extreme tantrums during meals, severe food selectivity and ritualistic mealtime behaviors. Autistic Children: Risk for Feeding Problems and Nutritional Deficits - Read more

 
 

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