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ADHD Coaches, Tutors, and Tools

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Autism

CogCubed Is Using Games to Help Diagnose ADHD

The human brain is plastic, meaning that experiences can change it. That fact is fascinating to many people; there’s a possibility that they can …

A Parent's Guide to Tweens and Teens With ADHD

For most parents, raising a tween or teen is a tough enough challenge in itself. And when the youngster has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

Pediatrics

ADHD Tip: How to Stop Losing Your Stuff

“A common trait of people with ADD is the uncanny ability to lose things,” writes psychotherapist Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D, in her helpful book <i>10</i> …

Preschoolers With ADHD Often Treated Incorrectly

Doctors usually do not follow guidelines for treating very young children withattention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study …

Parent-to-Parent: “How Do You Explain ADHD to Your Child?”

<i>ADDitude</i> asked: “How do you explain ADHD to your child?”<p>I tell him that neurotypical people go from point A to E in order, but <b>ADHD brains (we both</b> …

Are You Sure It’s Attention Deficit?

Joey has a hard time in the fourth grade. He is restless and has difficulty staying on task when doing work at his desk. His teacher complains that …

Power of Art: Can music help treat children with attention disorders?

<b>Could learning music help children with attention disorders? New research suggests playing a musical instrument improves the ability to focus attention.</b><p>To the musical ear, life has a rhythm comparable to grand opera or simple folk tunes. Our ability to understand that rhythm and synchronise with …

The Brain

Is ADHD actually undertreated?

New research suggests that a growing backlash against diagnosis of the condition may be misplaced<p>A German children's book from 1845 by Heinrich Hoffman featured “Fidgety Philip,” a boy who was so restless he would writhe and tilt wildly in his chair at the dinner table. Once, using the tablecloth …