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ADD – ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADD – ADHD or attention deficit/hyperactivity affects almost 10% of children in the USA or close to 5 million children and adolescents from three to eighteen years of age.  ADD – ADHD is a brain disorder (or as we like to call it a brain difference) that causes kids and teens to experience difficulty with […]

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How Exercise Can Improve Academic Performance in Kids with ADHD/ADD

A recent research study published in the January issue of The Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that 20 minutes of exercise before the start of school improves task completion and learning during class time. Ideally, schools will start to implement this for all children but for now parents can encourage their child to engage is […]

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Are We Overmedicating Our Children?

The understanding and treatment of mental health is a process that has been evolving for some time. With new advances in both technology and best practices, we can detect and diagnose problems much more easily, as well as sometimes deal with bad behavior at home and at school without the intervention of a doctor. This, in theory, should be a […]

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ADHD Support Organizations

Parents are encouraged to seek support from professionals and other parents.  These organizations provide valuable information as well as online forums and referral to community support groups. (more…)

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Parenting ADHD Teens

Your child with ADHD has successfully navigated the early school years and is beginning his or her journey through middle school and high school. Although your child has been periodically evaluated through the years, this is a good time to have a complete re-evaluation of your child’s health. (more…)

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Parenting Your ADHD Child – Easy Techniques That Work!

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD/ADD may be difficult to parent. They may have trouble understanding important directions. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD/ADD are usually in a constant state of activity. (more…)

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