25 Results for Developmental Disabilities

  1. Noise Makers: A choir for adults with neurologic conditions allows them to express their creative sides.

    ...As a child, Beth Fromm, who has seizures and developmental disabilities, was encouraged to express herself creatively through singing. When she became an adult, her educators focused more on teaching life skills

    • Kritz, Fran
    • Neurology Now
    • September 01, 2017
  2. Fitting In: For children with disabilities, integrating with other students at mainstream schools can be challenging. We asked neurologists and parents how to ease the transition.

    ... with Maddie's physical challenges might be sent to a special school, a place where she would see other children like her—all with physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities. Nowadays, many children with special ...

    • Pompilio, Natalie
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2018
  3. Sowing Self-Esteem: A farm in upstate New York helps people with developmental disabilities cultivate practical skills and confidence.

    ... of the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, NY, for free as long as they paid the start-up costs. Then they reached out to other people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their ...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2016
  4. Transitions: Moving from pediatric care to adult care can be tricky. Here are eight questions to ask your doctor to facilitate the process.

    ... practical reasons, says Seth M. Keller, MD, a neurologist in Lumberton, NJ, who is also the co-chair of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry's national task group on intellectual disabilities

    • Kritz, Fran
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  5. Off to Camp: Don't let your child's neurologic disorder keep him or her from enjoying sleepaway camp. Our guide will help you find the perfect match.

    ... with seizure disorders, muscular dystrophy, cognitive delays, or brain cancer may conclude that sleepaway camp just isn't an option.But almost every child, no matter his or her disability or medical condition, can...

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2017
  6. Eating Well for Epilepsy

    ... with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and mental retardation. Conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, and developmental disabilities commonly occur in children with...

    • Neurology Now
    • February 01, 2009