| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:06 AM
I'm not exactly sure why maybe it's because of my carefully tracked reading habits? Then again, maybe it's because of the specific types of credit cards that I have, a much more likely scenario. But either way, I have been receiving unsolicited, unpaid...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Ten days after the birth of his first son, a man from Zambia was sentenced to 12 years in prison today for the 2011 rape of a learning disabled woman in Highland Park.
Nsoni Mpulamasaka, a 27-year-old who lived in Waukegan while earning a master’s...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
IS MERS ON THE LOOSE?
There are signs that the new coronavirus that emerged in the Arabian peninsula last year is spreading among people who have had no known contact with an infected source.
Ron Fouchier, of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:42 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — More than three days after he allegedly shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped into an underground bunker, Jimmy Lee Dykes was showing no signs Friday of turning himself over to police....
| Feb 17, 2013
Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son.
"Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: My son always seems to be in trouble at school. His teacher told me she thinks he has sensory processing disorder. What is that?
A: Many professionals don't think sensory processing disorder is a valid diagnosis. A. Jean Ayres was an occupational...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county.
Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:47 PM
If you want to know what working with hundreds of students challenged with various developmental or learning disabilities over the past three to four decades has meant to Nina Clopper, Betty Schriver and Margie Wolverton, you just had to see them on stage...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Hyperactive brain cells firing together could be an early indicator of autism and developmental disabilities, a team of UCLA researchers has found.
Networks of neurons were found to be firing in a highly synchronized and seemingly unrelenting fashion,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special....