Focusing on ADHD

By Learning Success | The latest news and science about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

5 Most Dangerous Myths You've Heard About Adderall

Yes, it's medicine. No, that doesn't mean it's 100 percent safe.<p>You opened your laptop two hours ago to start writing a paper for school, and so far …

23 Important Reminders For Anyone Who Has ADHD

“You have the right to deal with your disorder however you want.”<p>Nobody understands ADD or ADHD better than people who live with the disorder.<p>So here are some great reminders and words of wisdom from members of the BuzzFeed Community living with ADD or ADHD.<p><b>Quick note:</b> ADD/ADHD is a neurological …

ADHD

No more nagging: App for family task management helps kids and adults

Why it matters to you<p>If you struggle to keep routine tasks and projects organized, this friendly tool could help.<p>Keeping track of your own life tasks …

Productivity

Pedals Over Pills: Studying Cycling And ADHD In Schools

Stanford University and The Specialized Foundation provide cycling programs complete with bikes and helmets to middle schools. The goal? Understand …

ADHD

Benefits of long-term use of ADHD medications questioned

In a study that followed more than 500 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood, extended use of stimulant …

Kids Who Are Bad Sleepers in Preschool May Have Behavior Problems Later On

According to a new study, kids who don't get enough sleep during preschool are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control, and peer relationships.<p>Neither one of my kids were great sleepers when they were little, so if this is actually true, I'm in big trouble. But according to a …

Parenting

Wednesday's D-FW business update: SXSW, the Fed, tardy airlines and more | Economy

Dallas weather | Dallas stocks | Dallas jobs | Subscribe<p><i>Your morning update from the DMN business team for Wednesday. Good morning!</i><p>Is this the day …

Texas

How television treats mental disorders, the good and bad

Sometimes it seems that television is obsessed with afflictions, and the more lurid and eye-popping the better.<p>Tomorrow and Thursday, TLC is offering hours and hours of <i>My 600-lb Life</i>. On Wednesday it’s James K.’s story and it is three hours long: “James becomes bedridden, unable to stand and can …

ADHD

14 Possible IEP Accommodations for Children with Autism & ADHD

Many behavior analysts who serve children with autism spectrum disorder may have contact with the child’s school. They may also be involved in the …

ADHD

ADHD and Can’t Make Coffee

How long has that been sitting there?Ha. That’s just not true. Of course I can make coffee. I make great coffee.And my coffee goes great with donuts …

Coffee

Aevi Genomic: Rebranded, But What Has Changed?

Aevi Genomic is the former Medgenics.<p>It has one lead drug candidate in multiple ADHD-related trials.<p>It has good collaborations with Research …

Poor sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioral problems in later years

A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital pediatrician finds that children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have …

ADHD

A Girl and Her Guide Dog Push Forward for Special Education Rights

<i>The Supreme Court ruled yesterday to continue a lawsuit against a public school district that rejected a special-needs guide dog.</i><p><b>By Elena Gooray</b><p>A …

Education

Poor Sleep in Early Childhood Linked to Later Cognitive and Behavioral Problems

<i>Summary: Researchers report a link between children aged between 3 – 7 who don’t get enough sleep and the development of emotional, social and</i> …

Neuroscience

Your ability to focus has probably already peaked — here's how to stay sharp

Having a hard time focusing lately? You're not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every twelve minutes in the workplace, and every three minutes in university settings.<p>In an age of constant digital interruptions, it is no wonder you're having trouble ignoring distractions.<p>In their new …

The Brain

ADHD Symptoms Benefit Entrepreneurs: How The Disorder May Help You Succeed In Business

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder might seem like a detriment to someone who is struggling, but it turns out that ADHD symptoms can actually …

ADHD

Guidelines For Taking Supplements With ADHD: Part II

Introduction<p>In my previous article, I discussed three strategies for aiding individuals with ADHD to engage in proper self-care to take supplements …

ADHD

Mit ADHS zum Unternehmenserfolg

High concentration - people with ADHD can become completely absorbed in their work. (Photo: StockRocket / istockphoto.com)<p>09.03.2017, Research …

NEA Criticizes Supreme Court Nominee's Judicial Record on Special Education

« U.S. Supreme Court Returns Transgender Student's Case to Appeals Court | Main<p>The National Education Association issued a report Thursday that is …

Education

Harnessing ADHD for business success: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) promotes entrepreneurial skills

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) promotes entrepreneurial skills<p>The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with …

ADHD

3 Places You Can Find People With ADHD

According to one estimate, about 7.5 percent of the population has ADHD. That’s a lot. So where are all these people? The short answer is that …

ADHD

Are fidget toys legitimately good for your brain, or pseudoscientific snake oil?

Why it matters to you<p>From helping us focus to maybe even burning calories, it turns out that fidgeting -- and toys like the Fidget Cube -- are here …

Body Language

Do you have a worse attention span than a goldfish?

Dr Linda Papadopoulos reveals how to stop modern life ruining your concentration<p>Here's an interesting thought: The attention span of your average …

Productivity

Pain, impulsivity may motivate self-harm in autism

People with autism who have painful digestive issues or difficulties inhibiting their own impulses are particularly prone to hurting themselves, a …

Autism

ADHD Impact

When ADHD hits …If you are born with red hair, and if you never dye your hair and never lose it, you have red hair for your entire life.If you are …

ADHD

Dreams Of ADHD And Fortune

If I can manage it …You know, before I knew I had ADHD, I had big dreams. I used to think that someday I’d be rich and famous. Or maybe just rich. Or …

ADHD

Daughter refuses help with her ADHD, but parents are afraid she’s wasting her potential

<i>Q: My highly intelligent 16-year-old daughter was diagnosed this year with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. We are seeing a therapist who has suggested ways that we and the school can support her, but she is rejecting all of them. She acts very agreeably in the therapist’s office but then</i> …

Parenting

Novel Dimensional Aproach Uncovers Biomarker for Inattention

<i>Summary: Greater variability in reaction time is associated with reduced gray matter volume in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, a new study</i> …

Neuroscience

Fidget Toys for ADHD in Children

Children today are more likely to experience ADHD and anxiety like symptoms than in any time in history. In the United States as much as 20% of all …