Psychology: Evaluation and treatment of ADHD in children
Of course, Jimmy is not alone with his ADHD. Few people are aware that ADHD is the single most common behavioral problem diagnosed in children. It is estimated that the problem effects 5% of America's children although the rates are increasing each ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Back-To-School: Tips for Teachers with ADHD Students
Huffington Post (blog)
For teachers, there is no easy solution for the management of ADHD in the classroom. After all is said and done, the effectiveness of any treatment for ADHD at school depends upon the knowledge and the persistence of the school and the individual teacher.
Win with ADHD: Mark Aro
His wife, Lisa, believed that their eldest daughter had ADHD, but Aro disagreed. While Aro was away on a business trip, Lisa took their daughter to a pediatrician, who diagnosed her with attention deficit. When Aro saw his daughter's dramatic ...
You'll Need More Than A Towel
I don't really get the attraction, but I'll help fix the roof. And I don't mind the work, it's rough, physically demanding and yet still requires some skill and finesse. In short, it provides the spectrum of challenges that a guy with ADHD needs to ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Win with ADHD: Andrea Bilbow
Andrea Bilbow admits that she lives in a state of "overwhelm-ness," but that didn't stop her from founding the United Kingdom's first and largest ADHD support organization, for which she was recently awarded the prestigious Officer of the Order of the ...
9 Tips for Getting Kids with ADHD Organized for School
9 Tips for Getting Kids with ADHD Organized for School When it comes to school, we expect all kids to be organized. But we don't realize just how complicated this really is, according to Elaine Taylor-Klaus, an educator and parenting coach. For kids ...
Extended Recess: A Cure for ADHD?
Jerusalem Post (blog)
I thought of all this when I read this blog piece in the Washington Post about the high rate of new ADHD diagnoses these days, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Author Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational therapist, believes ...