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ADD in Adult Women and in Girls

In recent years, there has been more attention paid to the gender gap that exists in medical research. Traditionally, the majority of medical testing has focused on men’s health.  For example, as the BU Today website reported, “Medical research in many areas, including cardiovascular disease (which kills more women than men), often includes few women subjects.” Unfortunately, a gender gap definitely exists …

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Neuropsychological Testing for ADHD and other Classroom Challenges

Does your child struggle in school? Are you concerned that he or she isn’t performing up to his or her potential? Are you getting phone calls from teachers asking for your child to be tested? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, we want you to know that the Sachs Center can help. In addition …

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Extra Time for Testing

Extra time testing Up until about 15 years ago, if students received extra time on standardized tests, their scores were “flagged”- meaning colleges and programs were notified about the accommodation.  However, this is no longer the case, now that the process to receive these special accommodations is more regulated and formalized. Parents can submit a …

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