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Tips on Parenting Children with ADHD

If your child has ADHD, you have probably experienced the temper tantrums, chaos, impulsive behavior and frustration that are symptomatic of the disorder. Parenting children with ADHD can be both challenging and exasperating. The challenge is to help your child stay focused, get organized, and feel competent at home and [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:00-04:00July 17th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents|Comments Off on Tips on Parenting Children with ADHD

How to Improve the Cognitive Skills in Children with ADHD

Children with ADHD are eager learners. They thrive when they feel a sense of success and accomplishment. Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder is a common barrier to learning that has a huge impact on students as well as teachers. Whether that impact is positive or negative is dependent upon the [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:00-04:00June 26th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

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 |2018-05-07T23:54:01-04:00May 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 |2018-05-07T23:54:01-04:00May 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

The Benefits of Exercise for Children with ADHD

Studies have shown that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are encouraged to incorporate a consistent exercise plan into their daily routine are more focused, and less likely to present problem behaviors in the classroom. Exercise helps children complete tasks with fewer distractions, and enhances their ability concentrate. [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:02-04:00April 14th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Schools|Comments Off on The Benefits of Exercise for Children with ADHD

The Student with ADHD: How to Retrain the Brain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 11% of children 4 to 17 years of age have an ADHD diagnosis (2011). However, the actual number of patients referred for an ADHD diagnosis is about 33 percent. In addition, not all ADD/ADHD symptoms are categorized as dysfunctional, disabling [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:02-04:00March 27th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Schools|2 Comments

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 |2018-05-07T23:54:03-04:00February 27th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy

How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children

How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children So fundamentally inherent is the ability to think and understand that we usually take it for granted. But when it comes to intellectual development in children, guiding that ability is of paramount importance. That, in a nutshell, is what the study of cognitive [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:04-04:00January 23rd, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children

Symptoms of ADHD in Students: Tips for Teachers

C8 Sciences: Helping Teachers Recognize the Symptoms of ADHD in Their Students What are the symptoms of ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) refers to a rather complex mental health condition that not only affects interpersonal relationships, but a student’s success in the classroom. Regrettably, the symptoms of ADHD are [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:07-04:00July 28th, 2014|C8Kids, C8Schools|Comments Off on Symptoms of ADHD in Students: Tips for Teachers

The Difference Between ADHD and Executive Function Disorder

The Difference Between ADHD and Executive Function Disorder While they share some of their respective symptoms, the definitions of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Disorder aren’t quite the same. There is a definite difference between ADHD and Executive Function Disorder. A child or adult with ADHD might be [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:07-04:00July 18th, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Schools|Comments Off on The Difference Between ADHD and Executive Function Disorder