Ask the Expert: How Do Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping Help Treat ADHD?
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently rated biofeedback as evidence-based "Level 1-Best Support" for treating ADHD. We spoke to Anthony Silver, MS, MA, MFT, BCIA-EEG, director of Gray Matters in Westport, CT, about biofeedback, neurofeedback, and brain mapping and how they help diagnose and treat ADHD.
Gray Matters Now Offers Live Z-Score Training
Gray Matters, a neruofeedback and brain mapping treatment center, now offers Live Z-Score Training, a technique that combines the quantitative measurements of the brain map with neurofeedback.
A Sweet Show of Support for Autism
The nonprofit ELIJA School and Foundation teams up with Brooklyn's Runner & Stone Bakery and Restaurant for the Champions of Hope Cookie Campaign, in honor of April's Autism Awareness Month.
The Links Among Autism, Epilepsy, and Behavior
Research on autism show how it may be linked to epilepsy and how it affects behavior. An NYC specialist investigates the connections among autism, epilepsy, and behavior, and shares what can be learned from these links.
'Bunnicula': The Ultimate Hare-Raising Musical
Bunnicula, the popular book series by James and Deborah Howe, is brought to the stage of the DR2 Theatre in Manhattan in a new musical brimming with mystery, music, and wit. Both fans of the books and kids who are new to the story will find something to love in this show.
Sports Academy Offers After-School Program, Birthday Parties
4D Sports Baseball Academy, a facility that trains high school, college, and professional baseball players, now offers an after-school baseball program, as well as sports birthday parties tailored to your child's sporting interests.
Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships
The Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley is accepting applications for fall 2013 scholarships. Last year, a total of $45,000 in scholarships was awarded to 15 students pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering.
Annie Shines on Broadway
"Annie" the musical, now playing on Broadway, is winning over a new generation of kids who connect with Annie's spirit and classic rags-to-riches tale. Our theater critic goes behind the scenes with Katie Finneran, who plays the comically villainous Ms. Hannigan.
Ask the Expert: Is It Safe for Pregnant Women to Get a flu Shot?
If you're pregnant during the flu season, you may be worried about vaccines and medications affecting your baby's health. The March of Dimes women should get the flu shot while pregnant.
Indoor Go-Kart Raceway in Jersey City to Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims
Pole Position Raceway in Jersey City, New Jersey offers go-kart racing on its state-of-the-art tracks and has announced that it will donate five dollars from every race completed during January to the Jersey City Sandy Recovery to support local hurricane relief efforts.