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Book Trailer for The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD

Can fidgeting help teens with ADHD think?

The constant movement of young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may seem distracting to others—but all that motion may …

Autism

How your baby's GAZE could predict behavioural problems

How your baby's GAZE could predict behavioural problems: Newborns who stare at objects for less time are more likely to suffer ADHD and impulsivity …

Online ADHD Parenting Course

<b>181</b> Flares <b>181</b> Flares ×<p>Would you like to feel more confident<br>about parenting your ADHD child?<p>If you would like to learn new strategies, challenge …

Parenting

ADHD: Your Summer Checklist

For many moms and children, focus and summer are two words that probably don't belong together. Statistics show that almost 75 percent of children internationally take medication holidays. The lazy unstructured days of summer seem to lend themselves to a lowered emphasis on processing speed or …

The 8 Best Songs for Growing ADHD Brains

1 of 9<p>The Benefits of Music Therapy<p>Music can work wonders on the ADHD brain, improving everything from language development to impulse control. The …

Flute

This Is What Living With ADHD Is Actually Like For Some People

"It’s like my mind is running in 10 different directions." All confessions courtesy of Whisper.<p>The Whisper app lets people make anonymous confessions. We read aloud confessions from people living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

How To Relax With ADHD

For people with ADHD, relaxing is something we just barely understand the idea of. And while we are aware of how it is supposed to work, few of us …

West Bloomfield Doctor Offers Alternative Treatment for ADD/ADHD and Anxiety

Dr. Eric Mintz offers Braincore Therapy for patients.<p>There's more help for children with ADD than just pills, West Bloomfield Doctor Eric Mintz …

Medication may reduce injury risk for kids with ADHD

Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less likely to have accidents that land them in the emergency room than those who are not on medication, according to a new study.<p>“In addition to reducing accidental injuries, the medication often is helpful in helping the child do …

Parents of children with ADHD react to video of handcuffed eight-year-old

The video of a school resource officer restraining an eight-year-old boy in Kentucky struck a chord with parents of other children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).<p>The boy, who also has post-traumatic stress disorder, can be heard in a video of the incident saying: “My arm! Oh …

Autism

Children who 'grow out' of having ADHD have higher IQs, new research shows

Children with ADHD who have higher IQs are more likely to "grow out" of the condition as teenagers than those with average IQs.<p>It is thought the …

ADHD Is The Diagnosis, But It Does Not Define My Son

<i>By Vicki Little</i><p>If having ADHD is like constantly switching between 10 open tabs on a browser, raising an ADHD child is like being on deadline for the …

7 Things To Know About Complementary Health Approaches for ADHD

People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have trouble paying attention or controlling impulsive behavior, and they may be …

Can Tai Chi and Computer Games Treat Your ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms, such as having trouble paying attention, getting easily distracted, and impulsivity can lead to problems on a daily basis. ADHD is a condition that often begins in childhood and persists throughout adulthood. Currently, the most common …

An Open Letter to My Husband

I have ADHD. You don't. We don’t always speak the same language, which is no one’s fault — but it's a stumbling block for our relationship …

Exploring a Few of the Different Alternative Treatment Options available

Exploring a Few of the Different Alternative Treatment Options available for ADHD<p>ADHD affects more children in the US than you would believe. And …

The Ten Commandments of Parents of ADHD Kids - ADHD Kids

<b>294</b> Flares <b>294</b> Flares ×<p>I came across this on the internet, originally as “Ten Commandments of Parents with Kids on the Autism Spectrum” by Mari Nosal. …

Parenting

How well do you really understand ADHD?

Yet with early diagnosis and good management, there's no reason that children with ADHD can't go on to achieve great things and live happy, fulfilled …

Secret Teacher: we are too quick to label children who aren't perfect

Too many adults assume that if a child is struggling there’s something wrong. It’s unhelpful and unfair to those with dyslexia, ADHD and other conditions<p>“You don’t want to be in 4J, you’ll get dyslexia.”<p>This has been the standing joke in our staffroom for years, owing to the teacher’s over-zealous …

Idealism

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of #ADHD?

MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A newer MRI method can detect low iron levels in the brains of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity …

Indigo Children - ASD/ADHD or just bad parenting?!

I've struggled with son number 2 for most of his 12 years. He does have a variety of diagnoses to his name including Autism and ADHD and I invariably …

Could ADHD be triggered by mothers exposed to air pollution while pregnant? 

Could ADHD be triggered by mothers being exposed to air pollution while pregnant?<p><b>Scientists at Columbia University found children exposed to high</b> …

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN Calendar-autism/adhd/sen/speech delays

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NHS Tayside’s ADHD record praised by education expert

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Children struggling with the underdiagnosed mental health condition ADHD are better off in Tayside than in most other …

ADHD Parent Coaching

<b>162</b> Flares <b>162</b> Flares ×<p>Parenting a child with ADHD is a challenge and often the battles you face can affect your confidence. Being told ADHD doesn’t …

Comedian Rory Bremner: Living with ADHD is ‘hell’

Comedian Rory Bremner says constantly punishing children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) harms their development and strips away "self-belief".<p>Bremner diagnosed himself with the condition after noticing that the symptoms displayed by a family member with ADHD were similar to …

Sleep Disorders and #ADHD

Does your child with ADHD sleep well, or do they toss and turn all night long?<p>Not every child with ADHD has sleep problems, but it can happen. In one …