What Is A 504 Plan?

The “504″ in “504 plan” refers to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, which specifies that no one with a disability can be excluded from participating in federally funded programs or activities, including elementary, secondary or postsecondary schooling. ”Disability” in this context refers …

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Can Fish Oil (Omega-3) Help Children With ADHD?

Nothing can yet be concluded concerning the clinical utility of omega-3 fatty acids as supplemental treatment for any other psychiatric disorder or condition, or as a primary treatment for all psychiatric disorders or conditions.

Learn More about ADHD Fish Oil research.

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ADHD Treatment: Is Current Knowledge Useful to Clinicians?

Psychostimulant drugs have for decades been considered the cornerstone of ADHD treatment. Non-stimulant drugs have also been reported successful. However, many controlled studies exclude patients with comorbidities typical for patients seen in clinical setting. Many patients are also considered non-responders to medication. Current knowledge might …

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Do Food Dyes Cause ADHD?

There’s no evidence that food additives cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but some studies show that certain food colorings and preservatives may increase hyperactive behavior in some children. Because several studies have looked at a combination of food additives and their possible effects on hyperactivity and …

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Where Can I Find My State’s 504 Plan Information?

For more information on the way Section 504 is implemented in your state, refer to these sites and documents:

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What is Section 504?

Section 504 states that “no qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall be excluded from, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under” any program or activity that either receives Federal financial assistance or is conducted by any Executive agency …

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Do Homeopathic Treatments Work for ADHD?

The short answer to your question appears to be no. Let’s talk about this short answer before we talk a little about a longer and more complicated answer.

Compared with studies in many thousands of children and adolescents — including studies lasting many years — as …

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What Is ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. ADHD includes some combination of problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, troubled relationships and poor …

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My Child Has Been Diagnosed with ADHD – Now What?

It is understandable for parents to have concerns when their child is diagnosed with ADHD, especially about treatments. It is important for parents to remember that while ADHD can’t be cured, it can be successfully managed. There are many treatment options, so parents and doctors …

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