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Kids with ADHD May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle Changes

A new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders reveals that youngsters with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder follow fewer healthy lifestyle behaviors as compared to youth groups that do not have ADHD, suggesting that they may benefit from improving those lifestyle choices. This could include increasing water consumption and [...]

By | 2016-07-19T15:52:43+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting|Comments Off on Kids with ADHD May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Oppositional Defiant Disorder: When it’s Not Just ADHD

As adults, we’ve all experienced moments that allowed us to see the defiant side of children – the so-called “terrible twos” and early teen years being amongst some of the most difficult times to navigate. They may express this defiance by talking back, disobeying or arguing with their parents, teachers [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Behavior|Comments Off on Oppositional Defiant Disorder: When it’s Not Just ADHD

ADHD and Lying: Teaching Your Child to Tell the Truth

Here, we will discuss the impulse issues that children with ADHD face which can result in more misbehavior and additional bouts of lying. To begin with, it should be understood that lying definitely frustrates many parents; it is indeed very aggravating to learn that one’s son or daughter isn’t telling [...]

By | 2016-03-29T16:01:28+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting|Comments Off on ADHD and Lying: Teaching Your Child to Tell the Truth

Controlling Emotions: Helping Your Child Learn Impulse Control

Children with ADHD are intelligent and have a strong desire to succeed. They are delightfully energetic and eager to try new things. The child with ADHD works hard to overcome the symptoms that plague him– including controlling emotions. He feels a huge sense of accomplishment when he completes a task [...]

By | 2016-02-25T22:10:13+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Behavior|Comments Off on Controlling Emotions: Helping Your Child Learn Impulse Control

Bullying and ADHD: Parenting Tips to Help Your Child

Children with ADHD face enormous challenges every day. They struggle to meet expectations of teachers, parents and friends. ADHD behavior is difficult to control and impossible to predict. A child with ADHD often finds himself in the center of a chaotic world most of his peers do not understand. He [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on Bullying and ADHD: Parenting Tips to Help Your Child

Bicycle Safety for Children with ADHD

Almost every child wants a bicycle and will spend hours riding if given the opportunity. Obviously, there are safety precautions that any child should follow to avoid injury, but things change a great deal when children suffer from ADHD. After all, any choice on a bicycle requires making a decision [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Behavior|Comments Off on Bicycle Safety for Children with ADHD

Does My Child Have ADHD? A look at ADHD in Children

ADHD, or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, affects around 6.4 million children in the U.S. Guidelines set forth by the American Pediatric Association allow for a diagnosis of ADHD in children 4 to 18 years old, although symptoms generally begin by the age of 12. The disorder causes the child to display hyperactivity and inattentiveness, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Behavior, Health, Parenting|1 Comment

ADHD Behavior Problems: How Brain Training Games Can Help

Children with ADHD struggle to sustain attention and remain focused in the classroom. When kids with ADHD lose interest classroom activities, they often engage in behaviors that may be inappropriate or disruptive. Typical ADHD behaviors range from simple inattentiveness and daydreaming to temper flare-ups and other aggressive behaviors. Let’s take [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on ADHD Behavior Problems: How Brain Training Games Can Help

Kids with ADHD: How to Improve Communication Skills

Impulsivity, restlessness, inability to focus and distractibility are some of the most familiar indicators of ADHD. The pervasive symptoms of ADHD are chronic, meaning they are problematic throughout the course of an individual’s life. The ability to communicate effectively with others usually progresses naturally when a child realizes that talking [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on Kids with ADHD: How to Improve Communication Skills

Brain Games for Kids with ADHD

Does your child have ADHD? Does he love to play on his iPad or other electronic device for hours? C8 Sciences has the perfect solution for your concerns about too much idle screen time for the child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Activate your child’s mind and thinking power with [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Behavior, Health, School|Comments Off on Brain Games for Kids with ADHD