| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:05 PM
At 4 years old, Imani Frederick couldn't recognize colors. Even a year later, he couldn't form complete sentences and struggled to count to 10. When he was 6, a neuropsychologist observed the fidgety, easily frustrated boy and diagnosed attention...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:14 PM
NEW YORK -- Teens exposed to secondhand smoke may be at a higher risk of hearing loss, according to medical researchers.
The findings, which one expert called "surprising," can't prove that secondhand smoke causes hearing loss. But the link is just one...
| Aug 12, 2011
Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, a social worker from the New England Center for Pediatric Psychology joined her husband, Dr. Robert Pressman, on a large study consisting over 700 families and found a strong link between bedtime routines and ADHD.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Families across the US are fighting ADHD and Autism with a personalized brain fitness program. The computer based program is called 'Interactive Metronome' and its video game like technology has helped one student go from special needs to top of his...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:12 PM
COSTA MESA — The transition to college can be a rough one.
It's a crash course in how to live within a budget — and without Mom and Dad's help with chores and meals.
For students with developmental disabilities, being away from their support...
| Apr 12, 2012
As recently seen on Living Healthy Chicago, we investigate how a cluttered home or office affects your mind or mood. Here is more information from Joyce Marter of Urban Balance.
Is a Cluttered Home Cluttering Your Mind?
By Joyce Marter, LCPC,...
| Oct 18, 2011
New guidelines for ADHD have expanded to include preschoolers and teenagers -- kids whose ages range from 4 to 18.
Harold Meyer, founder and executive director of A.D.D. Resource Center will be here to weigh in on these new guidelines, talk about how...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:25 PM
We are doing another series on Parenting Special Needs Children and Teens at the Crescenta-Caņada YMCA. It is wonderful to see parents who have challenging children receive education and support from others who have walked through a similar journey....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 9:52 AM
There are a bunch of Connecticut college students who are likely getting a little jittery right now, and it’s not from taking too many drugs. Their problem is a shortage of one of their favorite “neuroenhancers,” commonly known as...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:55 PM
You already know that your body needs regular exercise and a healthy diet, but what about your brain? As it turns out, mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, and Marbles: The Brain Store at the Columbia mall can help.
The store, which...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 5:47 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- On college campuses across Southern California, it's approaching 'finals season,' and that means students are hitting the books and sacrificing sleep to cram for exams.
But, in an alarming trend, a growing number of students are...