Pediatrics

Mental, behavior, developmental disorders up with low-income

(HealthDay)—Children in lower-income households more often receive a diagnosis of mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders (MBDDs), according to research published in the Dec. 21 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How adults with dyspraxia navigate daily life

People with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) – also known as dyspraxia – have a "hidden disability". This neurodevelopmental condition has recently been portrayed by Tosin Cole as Ryan, a time-travelling companion ...

Genetics

Milestone reached in major developmental disorders project

The Deciphering Developmental Disorders (DDD) project aims to provide diagnoses for the families of around 13,600 children with severe undiagnosed developmental disorders. Launched eight years ago this month at the Wellcome ...

Genetics

Rare genetic disorders more complex than thought

Researchers have found that the genetic causes of rare neurodevelopmental disorders vary more than previously thought. The study from Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists and their collaborators discovered that serious rare ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eye training to help children with dyspraxia

Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed by the University of Exeter.

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