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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 [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+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 | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+00:00 October 20th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Language Processing and ADHD in Children

Is ADHD a Learning Disability or Mental Illness?

ADHD is one of the most researched and prevalent childhood brain disorders. When considering the question “Is ADHD a learning disability or mental illness?” many factors must be considered. When a child begins to display certain symptoms, such as inability to focus, restlessness, and hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:00+00:00 July 31st, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids|Comments Off on Is ADHD a Learning Disability or Mental Illness?

Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software

What is all the buzz about brain training and the cognitive software that supports it? Although on-line brain training is a fairly new concept, companies that promote and sell cognitive software have captured a huge share of the marketplace. Brain training is an interesting and encouraging concept. Scientists and researchers [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:01+00:00 May 28th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software

How Cognitive Flexibility Activities Help Children with ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, face special challenges in the classroom, on the playground, in social settings, and at home. A child with ADHD feels frustrated and defeated when he can’t focus long enough to complete an assignment. Activities that should be fun, like playing a simple [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:01+00:00 May 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility Cognitive flexibility or conscious mental activities like thinking, remembering, learning and understanding refers to the ability to think about multiple aspects simultaneously. Although the definition can vary, one defined consistency is that cognitive flexibility is an element of executive functioning. The formal definition [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:03+00:00 March 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Parents, C8Schools, Case Studies|Comments Off on How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy

How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy The triumphs of science are rarely predictable, especially from a layman’s perspective. Who would have guessed that injecting a toxin into the facial muscles could alleviate migraine headaches and diminish wrinkles at the same time? Yet BOTOX has become one [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:03+00:00 February 27th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Brain Training Games

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Brain Training Games In the news recently have been several stories about brain games and how they can help children with ADHD. The science is still in its infancy, but there is every indication that the best brain training games can play an important [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:05+00:00 December 17th, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Schools|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Brain Training Games

How to Improve the Cognitive Flexibility of Children with ADHD

C8 Sciences and its game-changing ACTIVATE™ cognitive training program has drastically improved the elasticity and flexibility of the executive functions of the brains of children with ADD and ADHD. But to fully understand exactly how C8 Sciences has achieved this feat, it is necessary to first go back to the [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:05+00:00 September 30th, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Schools|Comments Off on How to Improve the Cognitive Flexibility of Children with ADHD

Why Computerized Cognitive Training Programs are the Future of ADHD Therapy

Why Computerized Cognitive Training Programs are the Future of ADHD Therapy It is widely accepted by neuroscientists and others studying the advancement of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments that the field of cognitive training – or “brain fitness” – will grow over the next few years with regard to [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:06+00:00 September 18th, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Schools|Comments Off on Why Computerized Cognitive Training Programs are the Future of ADHD Therapy