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Early Intervention

Autism: Early Intervention Makes A BIG Difference

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Mark Bertin, M.D.

Recognizing more children with autism means more opportunity for intervention and a greater chance of a better future for these children.

Navigating Early Intervention

Karen Cordano | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Karen Cordano

Before the outburst, I'd told myself I'd stay cool. We were doing what was best for C and that is what mattered. This whole thing was not a value judgment on him or on our parenting. And yet, suddenly, I was the parent who did not want to hear it.

Bringing the ADHD Debate Into Sharper Focus: Part 2 -- A Matter of Public Health

Elaine Taylor-Klaus | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Understanding and awareness is the key to successful management of ADHD, and to improving the public health impact of a chronic condition when it is not identified and treated. It starts by getting out of the muddy river of denial.

Smartphones and a Budding Mobile Health Marketplace for Boomers

Paul J. Berggreen, MD | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Paul J. Berggreen, MD

A 2012 report by The Pew Research Center finds that adults near and above age 50 have contributed to a national shift in ownership from more basic mobile phones to advanced smartphones within the overall adult population.

Education's Elephant in the Room: Poverty

Sal F. Albanese | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

For the last decade, New York City has been immersed in a debate about how to improve our failing schools. While significant progress has been made to improve accountability, student performance is still abysmal.

Helping Children Build Skills for School Success

Judith Sandalow | Posted 10.24.2012 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Getting ready for school means more than purchasing notebooks, pencils, and a backpack. Being truly prepared for school means that students walk into their first classroom having already developed important skills that allow them to learn.

Technology May Offer Solutions, but Gaps in Implementation Remain

Tara Chklovski | Posted 08.14.2012 | Education
Tara Chklovski

Hard, social problems require deep, lifelong commitment from organizations and individuals. Technology presents such a tantalizing solution to these issues, but there seems to be a big implementation gap.

Addiction: The Questions That Haunt Me

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

How effective is early intervention? Is it possible to catch addiction early, and prevent it? These are questions that haunt me.