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Is It Also Possible for Women Below 30 to Have a Down Syndrome Child?

Is It Also Possible for Women Below 30 to Have a Down Syndrome Child? | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the findings of one study, women of any reproductive age may have a Down syndrome child, even though maternal age with the combination of ... ---
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How to Help Children Who Stutter: What Scientific Studies Reveal

How to Help Children Who Stutter: What Scientific Studies Reveal | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the findings of 7 studies, there are a number of characteristics of children who stutter, compared to children who don't stutter at age 3-... ---
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Stuttering is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases as well as involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the person who stutters is unable to produce sounds.

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Does Delayed Kindergarten Entrance Benefit Children with Special Needs from Reducing the Later School Retention?

Does Delayed Kindergarten Entrance Benefit Children with Special Needs from Reducing the Later School Retention? | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the results of one study, it was found there are many more children with special needs who tend to delay their entry to school than those ... ---
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It seems delayed entrance benefit children with special needs. For example,

Delay entry to kindergarten to avoid an ADHD misdiagnosis

Study finds delayed Kindergarten Enrollment Reduces ADHD in children. 1 year delay showed 73% reduction in inattentiveness. Letter That May Help Secure Services For Special Needs From NYSED
http://pursuitofresearch.org/2012/07/10/research-reason-to-delay-kindergarten/

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Is Timeout Effective for Children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)?

Is Timeout Effective for Children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)? | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the results of one study, time-out is also the best strategy for children aged... ---
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How long is the effective strategy for discipline? This article provides the answer.

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Selective Mutism: Research Proven Reasons and Strategies

Selective Mutism: Research Proven Reasons and Strategies | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
In terms of the factors associated with selective mutism, based on the findings of three studies, the majority of children with selective mutism su... ---
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Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech does not speak in specific situations or to specific people - from Wiki. Let's compile good articles to help these kids.

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Boys Become a bit Girly and Girls Become a bit Boyish: What Study Says?

Boys Become a bit Girly and Girls Become a bit Boyish: What Study Says? | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the results of one study, it is likely that children display some less gender constant behaviors for a while. The behaviors of gender cons... ---
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Do you have concern that your boys become a bit girly or your girls become a bit boyish? Read this article to learn more.

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Screening for Early Signs of Autism and Age of Detection in Babies, Infants, and Toddlers

Screening for Early Signs of Autism and Age of Detection in Babies, Infants, and Toddlers | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Diagnose of autism is at ages of 2 to 4 years, as early as 1 yaer old. We summarize 3 early signs of autism from 4 studies... ---
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Autism is a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.

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Research-Proven Checklist for Parents to Identify Gifted Young Children

Research-Proven Checklist for Parents to Identify Gifted Young Children | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
The best way to identify giftedness in young children is usually to have them assessed by a trained psychologist using the Stanford-Binet Intellige... ---
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How can you tell if a child is gifted? There are many ways to determine whether a child is gifted: read this article for more details.

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Scientifically Proven Strategies to Improve Working Memory of Children with ADHD

Scientifically Proven Strategies to Improve Working Memory of Children with ADHD | ADHD, Selective Mutism, & Special Needs | Scoop.it
Based on the findings of one study, an intensive computerized training program can significantly improve the working memory of children with ADHD, ... ---
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorderin which there are significant problems with executive functions (e.g., attentional control and inhibitory control) that cause attention deficits, hyperactivity, or impulsiveness which is not appropriate for a person's age - Wiki. Let's compile good articles to help these kids.

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