Developmental Disabilities Articles (7)
Kevin's Story - the Journey Continues
It was a springtime day in 1993 when the major life-shift happened. And to think I thought I was on Candid Camera. I heard the voice. It was a loud, booming voice. The words were clear....Go Back To School. I was sitting in my back yard in the fabulous Florida…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Apr 24, 2012  
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Define Attention Deficit Disorder
Two dictionaries define attention deficit disorder. Mirriam Webster says: Any of a range of behavioral disorders occurring primarily in children, including such symptoms as poor concentration, hyperactivity, and impulsivity The American Heritage Medical Dictionary says: A syndrome, usually diagnosed in childhood, characterized by a persistent pattern of impulsiveness, a short…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Jul 03, 2012  
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Academic Issues - Developing Social Skills In A Child With Learning Disability
Sadly, children with learning disabilities often become targets for bullies in school and this can have adverse effects on their social development, in some cases, so severe, that the damage persists long into their adulthood. Often targeted in school because of their learning disabilities, such children very often find the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Sep 13, 2012  
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Online Trade for Mobility Equipments
There are several brands and several types of equipments. The developments in the mobility assistive device technology have rendered opportunities for the companies to come up new models that would offer more value to the consumers. As a trader if you are interested to gain hold of these newer models…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Feb 04, 2015  
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Truths Behind the Growth And Development Of Man
The words Growth and Development are both unique and dynamic in its own way. Still, nowadays, these terms are more often than not used interchangeably. These words are dissimilar in meaning and ought to be used accordingly. First, let us examine the word “Growth”. Growth is a physical change and…
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Beyond Cure; Preventing Alcohol Associated Death
Drinking is as natural to human beings as eating. That is why the question ‘Do you drink’ is technically irrelevant. Of course we drink. However the question itself is commonly held to mean ‘Do you drink alcohol?’, and that is arguably not natural – however I am not going to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Sep 19, 2011  
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Kevin's Story - a Mother's Journey
On May 27, 1986 I was given, for a second time, the greatest gift on earth. A healthy son. An exceptionally healthy son. The pregnancy was uneventful. The delivery was uneventful...and easy. Much easier than my first delivery. As was the protocol at the time, we took our children to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Developmental Disabilities   Apr 22, 2012  
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