Special Education

Ritalin Dose in Adults with ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobiological condition affecting 5-8 percent of school age children, with symptoms persisting into adulthood in as many as 60 percent of cases (i.e. approximately 4% of adults). Appreciation of this fact has markedly increased the number of adults with take medication for ADHD, such as Ritalin or Adderall. Among other controversies in this field, is the dose of Ritalin. Do adults take

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Speech Therapy for Autistic Spectrum Disorders

The main goals when treating children with autism are to lessen associated deficits and family distress and to increase quality of life and functional independence. No single treatment is best and treatment is typically tailored to the child's needs. Speech therapy and assessment provides a basis for interventions and is indicated for patients with autism. A 2006 study reported benefits both for joint attention intervention and for symbolic play

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