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Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) – The Blurred Future Of The Child

Pervasive developmental issues a.k.a. PDD is a group of conditions characterized by the delayed development in the basic skills of a child, such as communicating with others, and not being able to socialize. Imagination is also impaired in PDD. Children who suffer from PDD find it difficult to repeat a behavior, and may also find […]

Sensory Integration Disorder

Top 10 Facts to Know About Sensory Integration Disorder

Sensory integration disorder is a neurological disorder which is characterized from the fact that the brain becomes incapable of integration of some of the information which is received or intercepted by the 5 basic sensory systems of the body.   These sensory systems of the body detect sound, smell, sights, temperatures, tastes, pain and position of […]

ADHD Diet Plan for Children

ADHD Diet Plan for Children

While it can be a real test of one’s patience to deal with a child who suffers from an attention deficit issue, you can do a lot as a parent. By providing your child with the right kind of guidance, you can actually help him to overcome his challenges, thereby bringing more happiness in the […]

What Are the Anxiety Disorders in Children and How to Manage Them?

What Are the Anxiety Disorders in Children and How to Manage Them?

Anxiety disorders in children are not very different from anxiety disorders of adults. The feelings of worry and fear and an acute sense of helplessness that impairs their thinking is quite similar to what an adult may face in the similar disorder. The difference is that children have an increased physical and psychological reaction to […]

3 Primary ADHD Symptoms in Children

3 Primary ADHD Symptoms in Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD symptoms in children may at first seem like deliberate disobedience to a parent, a teacher or child care giver. The truth is that the child is not being willfully disobedient; the behavior is merely a symptom of the mental disorder that he is suffering from. ADHD has three primary […]

Conduct Disorder in children

Conduct Disorder in children

A psychiatric condition which has been on the increase for the last few years is conduct disorder in children. This is a mental disorder in which the child has a tendency towards extremely violent behavior. There is no single set of signs or symptoms rather it is a group of behavioral and emotional problems that […]

Childhood Anxiety

Childhood Anxiety Disorder Can Manifest in These 3 Learning Disabilities

There are neurological differences in the way that a child processes information that can limit his or her ability to learn a specific kind of skill. A childhood anxiety disorder can manifest in a number of ways, but it is most easily perceived by a parent or a teacher when it manifests in a learning […]

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Conditions Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms which actually indicates an ongoing kidney damage or failure. Both children and adults may encounter this condition. However, nephrotic syndrome in children has different manifestations than that of an adult. The kidney is a bean-shaped organ which helps the body filter waste products in the form of creatinine and […]

Williams-syndrome

Williams Syndrome Symptoms and Developmental Disorders During Early Childhood

Williams syndrome, a genetic disease is not limited to any particular sex or race. This is a rare condition, but can be seen in all most all areas of the world. Indeed the condition influences many and research shows that one child out of 7,500 children shows the Williams Syndrome symptoms. Existence of Williams syndrome […]

epilepsy in children

Epilepsy in Children: A Most Common Seizure Disorder

Is your child experiencing recurrent seizures? This condition is epilepsy, a condition of abnormal brain activity. There are about 40 types of seizures that fall into two categories. Generalized seizures: They can affect the whole brain and include infantile spasms, absence and tonic-clonic seizures. Absence seizures occur when your child appears to be day dreaming. […]