Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Pay Attention, Parents! ADHD Answers You've Waited For - GoodTherapy.org (blog)









Pay Attention, Parents! ADHD Answers You've Waited For

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

This phrase has been spoken by more parents of children with ADHD than any other. Although all children have behavior issues that exasperate their parents, children with ADHD face significant impediments which continually make it difficult for their ...





ADHD Not a Learning Disability? - Medscape








Medscape



ADHD Not a Learning Disability?

Medscape

A novel approach to evaluating the neural processes of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reveals that, contrary to convention, the condition does not necessarily represent a learning impairment as much as it does a decision ...





All Apples Are Round! ADHD Thoughts - PsychCentral.com (blog)









All Apples Are Round! ADHD Thoughts

PsychCentral.com (blog)

I detest false logic. I particularly detest its use in the marketing of so called “ADHD cures.” You know the stuff I'm talking about, “My son goes wild whenever he eats certain foods. My son has ADHD. Therefore, if you keep your child from eating these ...





Monday, August 25, 2014

A Day In The Life With ADHD - PsychCentral.com (blog)









A Day In The Life With ADHD

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Kelly is walking towards patio door. In right hand is coffee. In left hand is bowl of cereal. Through the door we see his computer on a patio table beside his deck lounge. He is hurrying to put down the things he is carrying because he has suddenly ...





Children With ADHD Make Poor Decisions Because Their Brains Learn Differently - Medical Daily









Children With ADHD Make Poor Decisions Because Their Brains Learn Differently

Medical Daily

Unfortunately, children with attention deficity hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a difficult time differentiating the decisions that will provide greater rewards. Researchers at the University Clinics for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University ...





Sunday, August 24, 2014

ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes - Science Codex









ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes

Science Codex

"We were able to demonstrate that young people with ADHD do not inherently have difficulties in learning new information; instead, they evidently use less differentiated learning patterns, which is presumably why sub-optimal decisions are often made ...





Saturday, August 23, 2014

Palos Verdes High grad with ADHD strums lessons of hope on ukulele - Daily Breeze









Palos Verdes High grad with ADHD strums lessons of hope on ukulele

Daily Breeze

Diagnosed with ADHD and plagued by depression, Pellizzeri was so down and out by her last two years at Palos Verdes High School that she couldn't get up in the morning. The school dispatched a home-hospital tutor to her house to get her to the finish line.