Cerebral Palsy- Introduction

Cerebral palsy(CP) is a common neurodevelopmental condition encountered by pediatricians. The etiological and risk factors are many and an awareness of the of the multiple factors in the causation of CP is crucial. The cause of Cerebral palsy, in many cases, may not be visible. Cerebral palsy is invariably associated with many deficits such as […]


Social Interaction Pattern

Toddlers Most toddlers with autism, have difficulty playing social games, don’t imitate the actions of others, reject cuddles initiated by a parent or someone who cares and prefer to play alone. Children and Adults Both children and adults with autism also tend to have difficulty interpreting what others are thinking and feeling. A smile or […]


ADHD – Causes

CAUSES It’s not completely known what causes Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Some studies show a genetic link. Other possible causes of ADHD include: Exposure to drugs Nicotine Drinking alcohol during pregnancy Low birth weight Premature birth Nutritional (such as food additives) Brain injury and exposure to lead paint could also increase your risk of developing […]

Young boy holds ADHD text written on sheet of paper

Things to Know About ADHD

A Significant Disorder ADHD is not the “insignificant” disorder some imagine it to be. The direct “cost of illness” associated with ADHD across all ages in the US is estimated to be over $74 billion (using conservative incidence rates estimates). A study in the year 2013 found out the following: The total spending on ADHD […]

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