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Duke Children's Prom 2018

April 15, 2018 - 2:30pm

On Saturday April 14th, the Duke hospital lobby turned into a prom dance floor for over 200 young patients. Prom-goers wore colorful...

Girls on the Autism Spectrum are Being Overlooked

March 28, 2018 - 9:00am

In the United States one in 68 children are affected by autism. Of these children, the majority diagnosed on the autism spectrum are...

National Survey Finds That Over 50% of LGBTQ Youth Have Eating Disorders

March 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Eating disorders and body image issues can affect all kinds of people regardless of gender, sexuality, race, class, or physical ability...

Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

February 22, 2018 - 10:00am

On February 2nd of this year, the National Academy of Medicine's...

Processing Traumatic Events at Different Ages and Levels of Development

February 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida adults, young children, and adolescents are struggling with their reactions...

Improving Interventions for Sleep Problems in Children with Autism

December 11, 2017 - 11:30am

Children with autism-related syndromes often are unable to fall or stay asleep. This condition, called insomnia, can negatively affect...

New Study Supports Potential Use of Melatonin as a Sleep Aid for Children with Autism

November 13, 2017 - 11:30am

Sleep problems occur in 50-80% of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)1 and can exacerbate symptoms of autism present...

Screening Status Quo Misses Most Children with Autism

April 3, 2017 (All day)

A Duke University study, published in February in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that, compared with the traditional paper-based...

A Model School Policy on Suicide Prevention

March 1, 2017 (All day)

The Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention gives educators and school administrators a comprehensive way to implement...

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