February 07, 2011
Help for Autism Dwindles After High School
Almost 40 percent of young
adults with autism get no medical, mental health or case management
services to help them make the transition into adulthood, new
research has found.
Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study
Two-thirds of American
children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder struggle
with other mental health and developmental conditions, such as
learning disabilities and anxiety, a new study suggests.
Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides May Harm Kids'
Children whose mothers had
higher levels of exposure to a substance found in a commonly used
pesticide were more likely to get lower scores on a mental
developmental test at 3 years of age than children whose mothers
were exposed to lower levels or not at all, new research says.