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ADHD Treatment: CDC Recommends Therapy Before Drugs

Government health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging medical providers to refer parents of preschoolers who exhibit symptoms of ADHD to therapy sessions, rather than turning first to medication. Taking a closer look at the CDC’s viewpoint and discussing the benefits of a

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:37+00:00 July 8th, 2016|C8Parents, News|Comments Off on ADHD Treatment: CDC Recommends Therapy Before Drugs

The Three Types of ADHD

While it still appears from time to time in some clinical administrative paperwork and other such documents, the term “ADD” (Attention Deficit Disorder) is actually no longer used. In the wake of this, professional psychologists have broken ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) into three classifications, or types of ADHD: […]

By | 2016-03-29T13:10:08+00:00 March 29th, 2016|C8Kids, C8Parents|1 Comment

ADHD and Its Impact on Academic Performance

Did you know that the range of IQ scores for kids with ADHD is the same as kids who do not have the disorder? ADHD is not a sign of low intelligence. Why then, you might ask, is my child having such a hard time in school? Children with ADHD […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:37+00:00 February 25th, 2016|C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on ADHD and Its Impact on Academic Performance

Positive Reinforcement and ADHD: A Little Goes a Long Way

Everybody loves praise for a job well done, and positive reinforcement is an effective way to foster self-confidence in your child. If your child has ADHD, giving him praise and positive reinforcement is especially important. Kids who have ADHD need guidelines and boundaries. If you focus on appropriate behavior and […]

By | 2016-01-28T15:01:22+00:00 January 28th, 2016|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Positive Reinforcement and ADHD: A Little Goes a Long Way

Could Video Games Possibly be Prescribed for ADHD Treatment?

Children with ADHD struggle in the classroom when the symptoms of their condition upset the natural order of things. Distractibility, impulsivity, and inappropriate classroom behavior are obstacles to learning for kids with ADHD. Studies have revealed that 1 in 10 children between the ages of 4 and 17 in […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:37+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Could Video Games Possibly be Prescribed for ADHD Treatment?

Executive Function Disorder vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Executive Function Disorder vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder in children. The disorder is more common in boys than in girls. Symptoms often persist throughout the teenage years, and even into adulthood. Recent studies indicate that approximately 11 percent of school […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:37+00:00 November 16th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Executive Function Disorder vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Language Processing and ADHD in Children

If your child has ADHD, you are all too familiar with the behaviors and symptoms associated with the condition. Some children with ADHD also struggle with a wide range of language disorders, making it even more difficult to succeed in the classroom. The ability to understand and process spoken and […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:37+00:00 October 20th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Language Processing and ADHD in Children

The Social Challenges of Children with ADHD

The need for social interaction begins in infancy. When a baby stares at his mother’s face and returns her loving smile, a social exchange takes place. Humans are social creatures. We all crave the social connection with others that enriches our lives and gives us a sense of belonging. For […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:38+00:00 September 16th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on The Social Challenges of Children with ADHD

A Back to School Guide for Children with ADHD

There’s an old song that says, “Summertime, and the living is easy.” If you have a child with ADHD, you know that is true. Lazy days, sleeping late, impromptu picnics, swimming and vacations are the activities we think of when we say summer. All kids love the freedom of those […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:38+00:00 August 30th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on A Back to School Guide for Children with ADHD

Brain Training for Kids: Now Access ACTIVATE™ at Home!

Are you looking for a way to enhance your child’s cognitive thinking ability? Do your child’s behaviors make it difficult for him to learn? If so, help is available for you and your child. C8 Sciences is now offering the ACTIVATE™ brain training program for use in the comfort […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:38+00:00 August 9th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents|Comments Off on Brain Training for Kids: Now Access ACTIVATE™ at Home!