Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard brings child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Matthew Siegel to the program to talk about severe disruptive behaviors with a focus on patients with autism. Dr. Siegel comes to Alaska from the Tufts University School of Medicine.
KSKA: Monday, April 28, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Maximizing academic performance depends on the educational system and the student. On the next Line One, host Dr. Woodard will discuss a leading cause of school underachievement, attention deficit disorder, with Dr. Lyn Clark of Anchorage. Topics discussed will include causes of ADD/ADHD, symptoms, diagnosis, other problems often accompanying ADD/ADHD, and treatment options proven to be effective.
KSKA: Monday, April 14, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
There is a proven therapy to help children with autism. It is not a cure but it does help. On our next program we discuss the use of Applied Behavioral Analysis in the education and management of children with autism with Rebecca Parenteau of The Alaska Center for Autism and Suzanne Letso of the Connecticut Center for Child Development.
KSKA: Monday 12/9 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
It’s recess at Glacier Valley Elementary School. A dozen kids run straight to a piece of playground equipment that looks like a three dimensional spider web. They climb onto the webbing where they hover ten feet off the ground. Elsewhere in the playground, students crawl up ladders, go down slides, pump their legs on swings.
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Service dogs make a difference in the lives of the disabled by providing companionship and assistance. They can play an important role as guide dogs for the blind, and there are many other types of dogs that medically assist their handlers with epilepsy, diabetes, autism, post-traumatic … Read More
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The mission of the Conference of Young Alaskans is to connect young Alaskans to a rich history, a vibrant present and a thriving future. The conference will draw delegates from across the state to consider the challenges facing Alaska and her people. Together, delegates will develop an overall vision statement, goals and proposed courses of action in five issue areas.
Meet the delegates.
September 7 was a red letter day for Mark Falsey. That was the day he got to show off the bedroom in the house he would soon be moving into. Mark was giving personal tours as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for Elmore House, the third in The Arc of Anchorage’s “Five Homes in Five Years” building campaign.
The number of diagnosed autistic and Asperger syndrome children in Anchorage continues to rise. KSKA's A Closer Look focuses on some of the educational programs for those children and their parents.
KSKA: Monday 10/3 at 1:00 pm
Saturday 10/8 at 6:30 pm
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In honor of World Hepatitis Day, Dr. Woodard welcomes Dr. Brian McMahon, recipient of the Hepatitis B Foundation’s “Distinguished Scientist Award 2009” and Ginger Provo, Nurse Epidemiologist with the State of Alaska. World Hepatitis Day is Tuesday May 19. Are … Read More