Wednesday, October 22, 2014

New Ohio State Study May Help ADHD Kids Think 'Better' - Fox 28









New Ohio State Study May Help ADHD Kids Think 'Better'

Fox 28

Specifically, children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly called ADHD. "What we're trying to do is train is the kids to decrease their theta waves and increase their beta waves," said Dr. L.Eugene Arnold, the principal investigator ...





Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Pesticide Exposure and ADHD - ADDitude (blog)









Pesticide Exposure and ADHD

ADDitude (blog)

In one study of more than 1,100 children, those with higher levels of pesticides in their urine were more than twice as likely to have ADHD as those with lower levels. So far, however, we do not have research to show that decreasing pesticide exposure ...





Better academic support in high school crucial for low performers with ADHD - Medical Xpress








Medical Xpress



Better academic support in high school crucial for low performers with ADHD

Medical Xpress

New research reveals that high school students with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are using an unexpectedly high rate of services for their age group, yet many low achievers with ADHD are not getting the academic supports they need.





The Creative Gifts of ADHD - Scientific American (blog)








Scientific American (blog)



The Creative Gifts of ADHD

Scientific American (blog)

“Just because a diagnosis [of ADHD] can be made does not take away from the great traits we love about Calvin and his imaginary tiger friend, Hobbes. In fact, we actually love Calvin BECAUSE of his ADHD traits. Calvin's imagination, creativity, energy ...





New Study Reveals ADHD Can Be Treated Without Drugs - ABC News









New Study Reveals ADHD Can Be Treated Without Drugs

ABC News

And big news for parents of children with add, attention-deficit hyper activity disorder. They can be treated about drugs by retraining their brain. And Reena ninan has that story. Reporter: This may... See More. And big news for parents of children ...





You're Hired! 4 Secrets to Early Career Success - ADDitude








ADDitude



You're Hired! 4 Secrets to Early Career Success

ADDitude

For young adults with ADHD who have a job, and feel that it doesn't suit them, a career path seems dim. They don't know which job might make them happy, and they don't ask for help and accommodations at the job they're in. They are afraid to disclose ...





Monday, October 20, 2014

Children Raised in Institutions at Increased Risk for ADHD - GoodTherapy.org (blog)









Children Raised in Institutions at Increased Risk for ADHD

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Carey Heller, PsyD, a GoodTherapy.org Topic Expert on inattention and hyperactivity, points out that the way a child is raised can affect both the child's likelihood of developing ADHD and the way ADHD manifests. “It is important to keep in mind that ...