The effects of 0.3 and 0.6 mg/kg methylphenidate were analyzed in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study in which 17 boys (ages 7.8-9.9 years) with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) played in baseball games. Drug effects were evaluated on children's attention during the game, as indicated by their on-task behavior on the field… (More)
BACKGROUND There is widespread interest in identification of developmental delay in the first six years of life. This requires, however, a reliable and valid measure for screening. In Ontario, the 18-month enhanced well-baby visit includes province-wide administration of a parent-reported survey, the Nipissing District Developmental Screening (NDDS) tool,… (More)
Executive Summary Early childhood or " the early years " is the most important developmental phase of life in which crucial advancements in physical, social, cognitive, emotional and language domains take place. Experiences during this time-and even before birth-influence health, education and economic prospects throughout life. Experiences in the first six… (More)
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