Focusing on ADHD

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

A parent’s guide to ADHD

Guilt – every day Sara feels guilty. Her friends and relatives believe that she isn’t a good mother. They say that as a working mom she doesn’t give …

ADHD

The Popularity Of Fidget Spinners Shows How Schools Have Failed

Anyone paying even the slightest bit of attention has noticed the newest trend plaguing parents and teachers: fidget spinners. The three-pronged, …

Education

Dog shows signs of short-term memory loss

<b>Dear Dr. Fox:</b><p>I have a 4-year-old dog, and she has always had problems with short-term memory.<p>When friends come over, she greets them, but if they get out of her line of sight and then appear a few minutes later, she barks and acts startled. It is as though her brain is wondering, “How did this nice …

Pets

7 iPhone Apps that Help Me with my ADHD

You might think the iPhone is a big distraction, but with the right apps it helps me stay on target.<p>In 2011, my sophomore year of college, I was about to change my major for a third time and had just been put on academic probation. I had been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

ADHD

My Favorite Things About ADHD

There is such a negative connotation about ADHD. Most people only see and think about the negatives. Parents dread the thought of their child …

ADHD

ADHD – A Day in the life "Dad – Dinner"

Series of short films aimed at raising awareness around the symptoms of ADHD as part of an online campaign.<p>Filmed and directed by Michael …

ADHD

Improve knowledge about adult ADHD

29 Jun 2017<p><b>A monthly workshop on Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among adults is taking place at Library at The Dock.</b><p>On the second …

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This Scientist Is Studying How ADHD Can Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Embracing neurodiversity can be a key to business success.<p>Keith Lemer remembers being a third-year student at Syracuse University’s Business school when his professor handed him a 700-page textbook that, to Lemer’s mind, looked like it would take a lifetime to get through. He’d wanted to read the …

ADHD

6 Weird Quirks of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs (and Why They Work)

What makes you weird also makes you wonderful, especially in business.<p>Entrepreneurs are a quirky bunch. Bill Gates sits in a rocking chair in meetings because the motion helps him think. Steve Jobs only wore turtlenecks in a hair-brained attempt to enforce a company-wide uniform at Apple. Warren …

Success

This Is What It’s Like Being A Parent With ADHD

I feel like I’m lying to you right now. I feel like you won’t believe me. Because even with my doctor’s diagnosis in hand, even with my two …

ADHD

Schools failing students with ADHD

Tracy-Ann Pettigrew regularly rewrites her child's school assignment.

Education

ADHD failing to meet education standards

A high number of Australian teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are struggling academically.<p>A study conducted by the Murdoch …

Education

People With ADHD Share Their Honest Opinions About Fidget Spinners After Trying One for a Week

One of the theories behind the wildly popular fidget spinner trend is the idea that the toy could assist those with attention disorders in achieving …

ADHD

Do fidget spinners actually help people with ADHD?

Since fidget spinners were originally designed to help people manage their ADHD, <i>BuzzFeed</i> asked people with the condition to try out spinners for a …

Spinners

Suven Life gets patents for molecule to be used in treatment of neuro-degenerative disease

Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has received one product patent each from Australia and the US for its molecule to be used in the treatment of …

Medicine

hOW tO bE pERFECT!

Shut up, it’s fine.Ooops. Oh well, moving on. I want to tell you how to be perfect.And I have to say, it’s pretty easy.Just don’t do anything. Take …

ADHD

The Unlikely Signs of Dyslexia You Should Not Ignore

Perhaps the most broadly recognized learning disability, dyslexia is defined as a difficulty with spelling and word recognition. While some …

Education

Why I Self-Medicated

Self-medication in a glassTo begin with, I had nothing to compare my mind to, having never been in any other mind. We, any one of us, neuro-typical, …

Mind

The Science of Fidget Spinners: Mindful or Mindless?

Those ubiquitous “fidget spinners” that have invaded classrooms and dinner tables across the world have been spinning controversy since they first …

Mindfulness

SHP465 Back In Front Of The FDA And Data For Venclexta

Welcome to your weekly digest of approaching regulatory and clinical readouts. Ten years after the FDA first rejected SHP465 it is back in front of …

ADHD

How To Date a Woman With ADHD

Our brains work differently and I’m here to help you.<p>Congratulations, you are totes in love! She is sensitive, creative, and intelligent! How did you get so lucky? You reflect upon this as you bask in the glittery cloak which has shimmered around your every movement during these months of falling …

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WATCH: Yo-yo helps ease ADHD for this N.J. teen

For 19-yr-old Nick Frisbie, yo-yoing is not just a growing hobby and business, it's therapy for his ADHD.

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Leos Club gives young woman the courage to roar about ADHD

Struggle to success: Alyssa Bryan, 16, was the only Tasmanian to receive the Leo Award of Honour. Picture: Brodie Weeding.<p>Local Business<p>There was not …

ADHD

5 fidget spinners that glow in the dark

There’s pretty much no question that fidget spinners make up the hottest trend in kids toys right now. These little gadgets were designed to help …

Shopping

What it's like to live with ADHD so severe it feels like 'brain fog'

"If you hand me a big text and tell me to read it all, I most likely just flat-out won't do it," my sister said.<p>It's not that she doesn't want to. Eliana's a sharp, hungry learner. But she also has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is sometimes called attention-deficit disorder …

ADHD

Fidgeting might be good for your health

Are you prone to pen clicking, gum chewing, finger drumming, toe tapping, or leg bouncing?

Fidget Spinner

Why do we fidget? Not sitting still linked to weight loss, de-stressing and living longer

The fidget spinner fad might be annoying but it's one way to keep your body moving throughout the day.<p>Harriet Dempsey-Jones, <i>University of …

The surprising science of fidgeting

Hand-held toys known as “fidget spinners” – marketed as “stress relievers” – have become so popular and distracting in classrooms that they are now …

“The Terror of Filling Out My Child’s Permission Slip”

Forms are the death of the ADHD mama. And every single thing in modern America requires a form, a waiver, a tax document, a permission slip, a …