Years ago, after I had given a presentation about ADHD to a group of health care professionals, an audience member wanted to make a comment. “You know that ADHD is really just people who don’t sleep well,” she said. I told her at the time that poor sleep can definitely make things worse but no, actually I hadn’t heard that, and would love to see the study that suggested this. … [Read more...] about How Much Do Sleep Problems Underlie ADHD Symptoms?
A recent opinion piece by the Editorial Board of The New York Times entitled The Coronavirus’s Lost Generation of Students has raised concerns that the same type of slump or slide is likely to occur during the COVID-19 pandemic for many of our nation's 50 million children, regardless of learning difficulties. They cite a study by the Northwest Evaluation Association that suggests, students who do not receive sustained instruction during the coronavirus school shutdown will retain only 70 percent of their annual reading gains compared to a typical year. Deteriorating performance in math is even more dramatic. These losses can be attributed in part to missing many days of school at the onset of the pandemic when most schools were unprepared to move to online learning platforms. While some states have been able to make the transformation to distance learning quickly and effectively, many have simply discontinued schooling until the end of the school year, while others are still … [Read more...] about Will Distance Learning Produce a Coronavirus Virus Slump?
3. Rishi Kapoor was barely three years old when he first appeared in a movie. He featured in the song 'Pyar Hua Iqrar Hua Hai' in the movie Shree 420 in 1955, starring his father Raj Kapoor and Nargis Dutt. Rishi Kapoor was walking in the song with two other children. He once said that Nargis Kapoor bribed him to do the role by giving him chocolates. … [Read more...] about Rishi Kapoor Passes Away: Lesser Known Facts About Bollywood’s Evergreen Actor
For parents, nothing can be more precious than their children. They always try their best to give a better life to their children. It is not only about upbringing, education, facilities and love but also about the name. Parents often look for unique and meaningful names for their kids. In India, parents organise a naming ceremony for naming their kids. It is said that the naming ceremony is one of the important aspects of one's life. Parents organise the naming ceremony in the presence of a priest, religious scholars and their loved ones. They look for an auspicious date to ensure the naming ceremony brings good fortune and prosperity in their child's life. … [Read more...] about June 2020: Auspicious Dates For Naming Ceremony In This Month
No two concussions are alike, and different regions of the brain can be affected by different events of trauma. So, while one person may have language problems— expressing their ideas, another may have short-term memory loss, and someone else may have emotional issues. To advance concussion testing, we must include a full battery of tests, including the most important, yet must vulnerable part of the brain and the heart of any human — the temporal lobes. … [Read more...] about Balancing Precarious Emotions in Sport Concussion Protocols